Søndermarken is a park in Frederiksberg on the border to Valby and the Carlsberg area in Copenhagen, Denmark. It shares much of its history with Frederiksberg Gardens from which it is separated only by Roskildevej. Cisternerne, an underground venue for art exhibitions in the former cisterns, are located inside the park.HistorySøndermarken was founded and landscaped at the same time as Frederiksberg Gardens.Buildings & featuresCisternerneSøndermarken is the site of three underground cisterns which used to be part of Copenhagen's earliest water supply system. In 2001 they were converted into a museum for modern glass art, but has since 2013 been a part of the Frederiksberg Museums, acting as a venue for art exhibitions, Cisternerne. The museum, which is located near Roskildevej, opposite the main entrance to the Zoo, is topped by two entrance pavilions and a fountain from 1890.Memorial MoundThe Memorial Mound is located on a slope and was erected in 1925 to commemorate Danish immigration to America. In the 1920s, Danish-Americans in the United States conceived the idea to erect a memorial in Copenhagen as a counterpoint to the traditions surrounding Rebild Hills celebrations in Jutland.Before you head to Copenhagen, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Copenhagen trip planner, to make sure you see all that Copenhagen has to offer, including Sondermarken.
We bought our grocery store breakfast here and had a lovely picnic before seeing the cisterns. Afterwards we found the park to be a lively spot to just lay in the sun before jumping back in our... more »
This is the place where you want to go, if you need silence and wonderful nature. The garden is lying side by side to Copenhagen Zoo and you can take a walk around the garden, sit down on the grass... more »
A nice and calm park to visit and enjoy. Definitely a must if you are in the neighborhood. I liked the interactive running track. It's a great way to inspire people to be more active.
Bring your loved ones here and have a good relaxation in this park. There is a beautiful scenario which makes us cool !
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