Holmens Parish København, København, Denmark

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A special congregation for naval personnel was begun in 1617, and in 1619 Holmens church was dedicated. At first, only seamens families worshiped there, but eventually, a civilian congregation was created. In 1805, it was expanded to receive part of the discontinued Skt. Nikolaj parish. In 1878, it received part of Garnisons parish, and a part of Christiansborg Slotsogn in 1965. Also, a part of the parish was incorporated into the new Skt. Pauls parish in 1877.

Also known as Bremerholm parish.

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Street Names

Adelgade, Admiralgade, Asylgade

Balsamgade, Bjørnegade, Boldhusgade, Borgergade, Bremerholm, Bryggerlænge

Cort Adelers Gade

Delfingade, Dephingade, Dybensgade

Elephantgade, Elsdyrsgade, Enhjørnegade


Gernersgade, Grønlandsgade, Gaasegade

Halmstræde, Haregade, Havnegade, Heibergsgade, Herluf Trolles Gade, Hindegade, Hjertensfrydsgade, Hjortegade, Hjortelænge, Holbergsgade, Holmensgade, Holmens Kanal, Hoppenslænge, Hummergade, Hvælingen, Højbro Plads


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