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Marble Church (Marmorkirken) - Copenhagen, Denmark
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Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 55° 41.091 E 012° 35.403
33U E 348492 N 6173637
Quick Description: The Marble Church (Marmorkirken or Frederik Kirke) is located just west of Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 1/14/2013 4:08:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMG596
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu
Views: 64

Long Description:
The Marble Church was designed by Ferdinand Meldahl and was opened on August 19, 1894. The dome of the Marble Church was inspired by St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. It is the largest dome in Scandinavia with a span of 31 meters.

The dome rests on 12 columns and the cupola is split into 12 equal sections each of which is decorated with a painting of an angel, a bas-relief circle, and a painting of one of the twelve apostles.
Hours Open:
Mon-Tue, Thu, Sat 10 am - 5 pm Wed 10 am - 6:30 pm Fri, Sun 12 pm - 5 pm


Address:
Marble Church/Frederik Kirke/Marmorkirken Frederiksgade 4 1265 Copenhagen K


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