Frederiksstaden Galleries, Copenhagen (Self Guided)

Copenhagen has a vibrant art scene and is the perfect destination for art lovers. Copenhagen hosts one of the largest art fairs in the world, and there are plenty of art galleries in the city where you can admire Scandinavian minimalism and explore the creativity of local artists. Discover some of Copenhagen's best galleries on this tour of the the Frederiksstaden district.
How it works: Download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Frederiksstaden Galleries Map

Guide Name: Frederiksstaden Galleries
Guide Location: Denmark » Copenhagen (See other walking tours in Copenhagen)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: EmmaS
Lisse Bruun Gallery

1) Lisse Bruun Gallery

Galleri Lisse Bruunis is a tiny modern art gallery hidden on Store Kongensgade Street. The gallery exhibits mostly abstract and figurative artwork, including paintings, sculptures and graphics. It is a very pleasant place to visit and boasts a minimalist decor and refreshing atmosphere.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Friday: 12 pm - 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 2 pm
Gallery Christoffer Egelund

2) Gallery Christoffer Egelund

Galleri Christoffer Egelund is located at Bredgade 75. The gallery's purpose is to promote local and international contemporary art by innovative, young artists in particular. The gallery hosts temporary exhibits by unestablished artists, who typically experiment with various forms and media.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 12 pm - 4 pm
Mikael Andersen Gallery

3) Mikael Andersen Gallery

Mikael Andersen Gallery, open for more than a decade, has witnessed the evolution of Danish contemporary art over the years. It is located near to Christoffer Egelund Gallery at Bredgade 63. This gallery specializes in modern and contemporary art and promotes young Danish and international artists.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12 - 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm
Heede & Moestrup Gallery

4) Heede & Moestrup Gallery

Heede & Moestrup Gallery is another fine gallery dedicated to the exhibition and development of modern art. It is a 4-story gallery that promotes both local and international artists, especially from the Cobra group. The gallery is located at Borgergade 17D and is considered one of the finest art spots in Copenhagen.

Operation hours: Thursday - Friday: 1 pm - 5 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm and by appointment
Galerie Asbæk

5) Galerie Asbæk

In business for more than three decades, Asbæk Gallery is one of the most popular art spots in Copenhagen. The gallery has a fine reputation and hosts work by many famous artists. The gallery showcases artwork in fairs, festivals and at international exhibitions. The gallery focuses on artists from the 1980s and '90s.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm
Birch Gallery

6) Birch Gallery

Birch Gallery is one of the most well-known art galleries in Copenhagen and is the oldest gallery of modern art in Denmark. The gallery's founder, Børge Birch, has worked with many Cobra group artists and international names. Today, Birch Gallery houses important temporary exhibitions that can be visited Tuesday to Friday between 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Saturday between 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Walking Tours in Copenhagen, Denmark

Create Your Own Walk in Copenhagen

Create Your Own Walk in Copenhagen

Creating your own self-guided walk in Copenhagen is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Indre By Walking Tour

Indre By Walking Tour

Full of historic attractions and awe-inspiring landmarks, Copenhagen is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Scandinavia. The artistic and creative skills of the Danish people are on display throughout the city. Take this tour to explore the most famous sights in Copenhagen's Indre By (Inner city).

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Indre By Souvenir Shops

Indre By Souvenir Shops

It would be a pity to leave Copenhagen without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Copenhagen, that can be bought in shops around the Indre By (inner city).

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Slotsholmen Walking Tour

Slotsholmen Walking Tour

Slotsholmen, translated as The Castle Islet, is an island in the harbour of Copenhagen. Recognized as the center of the Government of Denmark since the Middle Ages, the island is sometimes referred to as "the Island of Power". Take this tour to explore the Castle Islet with us.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Christianshavn Walking Tour

Christianshavn Walking Tour

Christianshavn is one of the most picturesque areas of Copenhagen. Here you will find smiling faces, brightly colored houses, enticing bars and cafes. Be sure to visit freetown Christiania, an area that will add a non-conformist, creative flavor to your trip. Discover this fun, captivating district of Copenhagen on this walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Andersens Blvd Area Walking Tour

Andersens Blvd Area Walking Tour

H. C. Andersens Boulevard is the most densely trafficated artery in central Copenhagen. It is lined with amazing buildings, as well as shops and restaurants. Take this tour to enjoy the Andersens Boulevard and surrounding attractions.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Latin Quarter Walking Tour

Latin Quarter Walking Tour

The Latin Quarter is one of the most entertaining areas of Denmark's capital city. It is a young-spirited place, as the campus of Copenhagen University is located here. The Latin Quarter is well known for its hang-out spots, alternative shopping and 17th-century architecture. Discover the history and culture of the Latin Quarter on this self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip

Copenhagen Shopping: 16 Distinctively Denmark Things to Buy

Copenhagen Shopping: 16 Distinctively Denmark Things to Buy

Denmark is renowned for simple, industrial and functional design, as well as bohemian and everyday fashion-wear for the individual urban living. The capital Copenhagen, home to Copenhagen Fashion Week twice a year and biannual INDEX: Design to Improve Life - the world’s biggest design awards, is...

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Copenhagen for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Copenhagen has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Copenhagen, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.