Kongens Nytorv

Kongens Nytorv is a public square in , , centrally located at the end of the pedestrian street Strøget. The largest square of the city, it was laid out by Christian V in 1670 in connection with a major extension of the fortified city, and has an equestrian statue of him at its centre.

Notable Places in the Area

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The Royal Danish Theatre is both the national Danish performing arts institution and a name used to refer to its old purpose-built venue from 1874 located on Kongens Nytorv in . is situated 150 meters south of Kongens Nytorv. Photo: Axel Kuhlmann, CC BY 2.0.

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is the home of the Danish royal family, and is located in , . is situated 580 meters northeast of Kongens Nytorv. Photo: Janeway666, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a palace and government building on the islet of Slotsholmen in central , . is situated 700 meters southwest of Kongens Nytorv. Photo: eimoberg, CC BY 2.0.

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is a renaissance castle located in Copenhagen, . is situated 1 km northwest of Kongens Nytorv. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district in , . Photo: Manscher, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the central area and the historical heart of , bounded by the lakes circling the inner city and the harbour, it reflects the entire city’s extent during the reign of King Christian IV, when the town was fortified. Photo: Elgaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district east of the inner city of . Photo: Elgaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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