Orientation & Geography

Europe, Denmark, Capital Region of Denmark

The City Hall Square (Danish: Rådhuspladsen) is a public square in the centre of Copenhagen, Denmark, located in front of the Copenhagen City Hall. The square is located at the southwestern end of the pedestrian street Strøget. Due to its large size, its central location and its affiliation with the city hall, it is a popular venue for a variety of events, celebrations and demonstrations. It is often used as a central datum for measuring distances from Copenhagen. Apart from the City Hall, notable buildings around the square include Politikens Hus, the headquarters of national Danish newspaper Politiken, and Industriens Hus, the headquarters of the DI. H. C. Andersen Slottet, at the corner of the Tivoli Gardens, also borders the square.