Image by Stefan Hedegaard

The old veggie market – Temporary creative space

What happens to a legendary old marketplace for greens & veggies when you move it and tear down the old buildings? 

Well, fortunately it’s not going to be a ghost “town”. The old market is celebrating temporality. Inbetween the old abandoned shops and buildings, new creative spaces are being built.

Galleries, kitchens, arts and a motorcycle motel garage among others are joining the buildings. There will be lots of events during next summer and I’m sure that even more temporary ideas will emerge in the next few months.

For now it’s still pretty empty, which has a charm to it even so. It’s exciting to walk around and see the old signs, imagine the busy life there not more than 1 year in the past. It will be fun to see what kind of businesses and activities the future will bring.

I’m very happy to see this part of town grow and it’s about time. Even though new expensive apartments will be built as well, I will celebrate the temporality of creative underground stuff with the artists there.

It’s a good walk from the city center and as I said, not much is happening, but it’s still worth checking out.

Offline Copenhagen tips? Get our iPhone / Android app!

Full Copenhagen map?
See spots nearby?

Get our 100% offline app now!

For just $3.99

Details about this spot



Grønttorvet, Copenhagen

Opening Times

24 hours daily


Check on Facebook

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)