Copenhagen Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Dragør

    While visiting Copenhagen take the time to visit Dragør,, the small fishing village ten or fifteen minutes east of Kobenhavn. This village is fairytale charming and rich in Danish history and a day...

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  • 2. Parks & Outdoor areas

    The park, complete with trees and statues, near The Little Mermaid, is a great place for a picnic by the water. I wasn't actually able to have a picnic here but my imagination created the thought....

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  • 3. Christiania

    Years ago when WWII soldiers abandoned there "houses" near the river some hippies went to live there. And other hippies came and it is now a big hippy comuna just in the city. I have never seen...

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  • 4. Roskilde

    We took the train from the airport to Roskilde, which was about a 30 minute ride. The train station in Roskilde is right by the center of town. And apparently it is one of the oldest continuing...

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  • 5. Sweden

    Across the sea from Copenhagen, in another country, lies one of the major cities in Europe. This was a city that once was visitable only by ferry, but since the great wonder of the Oresund bridge was...

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  • 6. Beaches

    My friend lives in Charlottenlund which is fife minutes from the seahore and beach there. In winter it is nice to take a stroll while in summer it must be nice to take a bath in the sea watching the...

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  • 7. Helsingør

    Hamlet's Castle is about thirty miles north of Kobenhavn in Helsingor (pronounced as Elsinore.) It is worth the trip to see : Kronborg Slot (Kronborg Castle ) on which Shakespeare based Hamlet's...

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  • 8. Museums & Exibitions

    Here, twenty miles north of Kobenhavn along the North Zealand coast, is Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, a world-class art colony sculpture garden and museum. It's really lovely and not to be missed if...

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  • 9. Inner Suburbs

    Countless tourists walk up and down Stroeget to shop and sure, if you've never experienced Scandinavia before, it can be fun with Illums Bolighus and all the rest, but the crowds depress me. If you...

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  • 10. Churches

    Grundtvigs Kirke (Grundtvig’s Church) is located on the Bispebjerg Hill in the north-western part of Copenhagen. The church was built as a national monument for the priest, hymn writer and social...

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  • 11. Architecture

    This is the entrance to the old library building. It is still there, or so I am told, but they've added a new building to it since our last visit (1995) that I haven't seen yet. Seems to be a very...

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  • 12. Dyrehaven

    A little way outside the city to the north is a suburb called Klampenborg, which can be reached S-train, or by a very pleasant 10-15km cycle up the coast. It is best known for being the main entrance...

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  • 13. Nyboder

    Nyboder was erected between 1631 and 1641, during the reign of King Christian IV, as quarters for the permanent personnel of the Navy. These terrace houses have been rebuilt many times, but some of...

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  • 14. Russian Orthodox Church

    We've examined Russian Orthodox church only from windows of our car. However we remembered its shape very well. In two weeks after returning home to Moscow we saw a television plot which saw many...

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  • 15. Bakken

    Just a little train ride away from the city you find Dyrehavsbakken or just Bakken (The hill) as its normally called in Danish is situated in the southern part of the large forest Dyrehaven. Its the...

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  • 16. Castles

    Frederiksborg Castle is located in the middle of Hillerod and contains the national history museum. Lovely 1 day trip from Copenhagen. The history of Frederiksborg Castle starts ine the 16th century...

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  • 17. Rundetårn

    On the other hand, the city seen from the top of the Round Tower looked so mellow in the pastel colours of a late afternoon. The lines of the city architecture became softer and the forged iron of the...

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  • 18. Living

    Churches need to live, and donations are not always enough. In Coimbra I know a coffee shop sharing the building with a historic church, but this seem to be a...

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  • 19. A Favorite View

    Klampehnbor is the name of a town about ten miles north of Copenhagen along the Eastern coast. Strandmollerkroen is the name of my Danish friend's favorite...

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  • 20. Knippelsbro.

    Knippelsbro or Knippel Bridge is a bascule bridge across the Inner Harbour of Copenhagen. Constructed in 1937 and is designed by architect Kaj Gottlob. There...

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  • 21. Unfriendly Neighborhod

    Christiana is a self-governing "free town" established in 1971 a city within the city, the government has recently cracked down on long-term activities, such as...

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  • 22. Charlottenlund Slot og Slotshave

    Charlottenlund Slot og Slotshave (Charlottenlund Palace and Palace Gardens) are located in Charlottenlund, about 6 km north of Copenhagen. The palace was built...

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  • 23. Faaborg

    A small and very pretty village about 2-3 hours by public transport from Copenhagen. We took a train from Copenhagen airport to Nyborg, then caught the 920 bus...

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  • 24. Nordisk Film

    If you're interested in film history, a guided tour at the Nordisk Film studios in Valby could be an option. IMO the highlight of the tour is the visit to...

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  • 25. Mindelunden

    Mindelunden (the Memorial Grove) is a memorial park in Ryvangen in Copenhagen. The park was founded in 1950 as a memorial place for the people who were killed...

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