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Akademihaven Soro

Akademigrunden 30, Soroe 4180, Denmark
+45 57 82 10 12
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A provincial gem not to be overlooked

We went there on a beautiful spring day, cool but sunny. It takes about an hour to get to the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Niels E
Birkerod, Denmark
Stunning grounds

Visited these beautiful grounds on a crisp day with blue skies.Great area to take photos and spend... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
United Kingdom
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“old trees” (3 reviews)
“monastery” (2 reviews)
Akademigrunden 30, Soroe 4180, Denmark
+45 57 82 10 12
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

We went there on a beautiful spring day, cool but sunny. It takes about an hour to get to the little city of Soro from Copenhagen center, either by car or by train. I cannot recommend the trip highly enough. One hour is enough to...More

Thank Niels E
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Visited these beautiful grounds on a crisp day with blue skies.Great area to take photos and spend time wandering around the lake.

Thank BellaPeterborough
Reviewed 3 September 2015

After visiting the beautiful church in Sorø, it's a good idea to take a stroll in the garden nearby. It's a big park, in english style, with many old trees, the Rhododendrons are huge. The garden presents also a fine collection of Agapanthus and Fuchsia...More

Thank Mireille H
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Although you may not need many breaks driving to Copenhagen, Sorø is a small gem worth visiting. The garden of the Academy is beatiful and well designed. The Church one of Denmark's most historical, and you can walk around the lake in less than 90...More

Reviewed 23 August 2013

The 'Akademihaven' park was originally a monastery garden, which back in the 12th century was among the largest in Europe. In the 17th century, when the monastery had been turned into a knights academy, it was transformed into a park in french baroque, but has...More

3  Thank Danexplorer
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This garden surrounding Sorø Akademi is definitely worthwhile visiting. Enjoy the garden design and bring your picnic basket to watch the lake and the sunset, while enjoying all the nature's beauty.

Thank Henrik L
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Beautiful garden and remember to visit the church to. The new artmuseum is also worth a visit. Sorø is a very nice town, with a beautiful lake and a very famous icecream shop, Emil' Chokolade

1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Soroe Academy has a history dating back to the 12th century when Archbishop Absalon founded a Cistercian Abbey on its grounds. The Academy is in a beautiful parklike setting on the shore of Lake Soroe with huge old trees, weeping birches, rhododendrons, and a marvelous...More

Thank areview28
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This is an amazing and beautiful garden in historical, well-kept and special surroundings, situated in the Park of the Academi and with the lake, old beautiful buildings and an excellent designed park. You wont regret visiting this special place

Thank Henrik L
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