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The Cisterns in Søndermarken ParkResting deep beneath the green lawns of Søndermarken Park is a cavernous world that never sees the light of day. Enveloped in darkness, these damp and cold surroundings call ancient cathedrals and murky catacombs...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Soooo cool! Definitely for those who like contemporary art and repurposed spaces. When we went, there were 3 rooms: one with a gong, one with hanging mirrored spinning art pieces, and one with singing bowls that rang out at random intervals. Reverberation is something like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cisternerne, Gæsteansvarlig at The Cisterns, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Barn0w1, thank you so much for sharing your experience of our space and our last exhibition In Is the Only Way Out by Jeppe Hein! It is great to hear that you liked the place. We look forward to invite you to a lot...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cisterns is an old reservoir built around 1857 to supply water to Copenhagen. This is located in front of Fredericksburg Castle. There is a big lawn with a central fountain on top of this amazing piece of art. Artist Jesper Hein takes you through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cisternerne, Gæsteansvarlig at The Cisterns, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Amars777, thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing your experience of our space! It is great to hear that you enjoyed the current exhibition by Jeppe Hein. We look forward to see you again in one of our future exhibits...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very curious and interesting exhibition space. Very atmospheric. It doesn't take long to see everything but it is well worth it. Combine it with a visit to the zoo which is very close.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Underground art show. One of the best art exhibits I have seen and I've seen many. Completely unique space which had a video projection exhibit when we were there. Must see!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anthony F
Cisternerne, Gæsteansvarlig at The Cisterns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anthony. Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our space! It is great to hear that you had a sensuous experience. We look forward to see you again in one of our future exhibits in Cisternerne.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Interactiv and playful sculpures made by Jeppe Hein, last day Nov 30 2108.This exhibition fits perfectly in this old water reservoir, close to Fredrikberg Castle. Immersed in art!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

30-40 minutes walk from Fasanvej subway station, almost in front of the Zoo. The entrance and exit are by the fountain, they are two glass pyramid-like structures. It is a disturbing use of space because it is underneath the quiet Frederiksberg Gardens since it used...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Saw this on TV about a month before I went to Copenhagen and instantly knew I had to visit. It was a short bike ride from the city centre where I was staying and is in a lovely park. The art display changes, so you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cisternerne, Gæsteansvarlig at The Cisterns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sgharrison, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our space! It is great to hear about your visit. We are happy to hear that the surroundings suited the experience and we are looking forward seeing you to one of our future art...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

A really atmospheric installation. Worth the walk to get there(could have got a bus) . Found within a lovely park.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Had a great time here. It was one of our first stops in Copenhagen and made for a fun first impression. Creative, understated, art exhibit in very unusual underground space. Worth a visit. Included with Copenhagen Card.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We were there for the Jeppe Hein installation “In is the Only Way Out”. It was beautiful and spellbinding and was a perfect integration of art and place to create a unique experience. Absolutely worth going.

Date of experience: September 2018
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