Many of the major cities of Europe have, at their centers, great cathedrals, and Copenhagen is certainly an example of that history. The Church of Our Lady (Vor Frue Kirke) was founded by Bishop Absalon in the late 12th century, and over the centuries has been subject to natural and man-made disasters, but it has continued to be rebuilt, repaired and lovingly maintained.
In its current formation, it boasts beautiful architecture, artwork and a magnificent organ. The church is considered to be one of the jewels of the city. If your travels take you to Copenhagen, make some time to visit. Remember, however, that it is an active church, so tourists are asked to show consideration during those times when Mass is being celebrated.
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