King's New Square

Kongens Nytorv is a central old square and home to prominent institutions such as the Royal Theatre, the D'Angleterre Hotel and the Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

The square was constructed in 1908. It is encircled by buildings on five sides, was paved with cobblestones in 1670, and the equestrian statue of Christian V on horseback was raised in 1688. It is the oldest equestrian statue and royal sculpture in Copenhagen.