Copenhagen Things to Do

  • Nyhavn again
    Nyhavn again
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    Amalienborg Palace
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    Bohrs family plot (ref: Niels Bohrs)
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  • 1. Nyhavn

    I just strolled there on July around noon, shirtless, soaking up the intense sunshine! Very colorful, relaxed and copacetic. Got a beer at a café, very expensive like 13 USD! There was a team doing...

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  • 2. Christiania

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Christiania is a self-proclaimed autonomous area situated in Christianshavn within the former military barracks of Bådsmandsstræde and parts of the city ramparts. The barracks were abandoned by the...

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  • 3. Little Mermaid

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Yes, I know. The 'Little Mermaid' statue is an icon, a prime tourist spot, somewhere which is a 'must-see'. And although I wasn't particularly bothered, I did find myself one evening taking a...

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  • 4. Rådhuspladsen - Town hall square

    The Town Hall was built between 1892 and 1905 and is based partly on the Italian Renaissance and partly on medieval Danish architecture. The tower is 106m/350ft high and the building is adorned with...

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  • 5. Amalienborg Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    It is very easy to walk around Copenhagen city centre. We arrived at Amalienborg Palace about 10.30am, later it gets busier. There are four identical buildings built in the 18the centry around an...

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  • 6. Carlsberg Brewery

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Carlsberg Factory is a bit of a walk from the main town, but it's a pleasant walk, and I believe there are buses that go nearby too. It's not the most mind-blowing tour you can go on, and they...

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  • 7. Tivoli Garden

    Been there in December, there was a Christmas market. It's a nice place to stroll around. If you're with kids they will love the rides there. There's a entrance fee I just don't remember how much but...

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  • 8. Canal & Harbour Tours

    The most comfortable way to visit the town is to take place in one of the low boats that navigate the canals, listening to the explanations of the most remarkable details of the monuments and public...

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  • 9. Strøget

    The main avenue in Copenhagen is a pedestrian sucession of shops, with all the expected brands. PS Funny thing! I've been there again, without Fernanda, and I "had to" walk all the avenue again....

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  • 10. Rosenborg Palace & Kongens Have

    Walk across the pleasant gardens of Kongens Have to Rosenborg Slot or Palace. This was the home of the Danish royals before Amalienborg, until 1724. It has many oil paintings and some furniture. On...

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  • 11. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

    In this nice building there was the risk of being distracted by the rich collection and not noticing the building itself. That doesn’t happen, because both the entrance and exit are done through the...

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  • 12. Marble Church - Frederiks Church

    Frederiks Kirke, which is popularly known in Copenhagen as Marmorkirken, or the Marble Church, is situated in the area of Frederiksstaden next to Amalienborg Palace. Like Amalienborg, it was designed...

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  • 13. Museum Erotica - CLOSED

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Museum Erotica is definitely worth a visit. It is quite explicit and I think a bit more interesting than very similar museums in Amsterdam and Paris. Opening hours: 1 May - 30 September ALL WEEK :...

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  • 14. Christiansborg Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The palace is roughly divided in the middle, with the Royal Reception Rooms, the Supreme Court and the Prime Minister's Office in the northern wing, and the Parliament located in the southern wing....

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  • 15. Opera House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Copenhagen Opera House, or usually called Operaen or Operaen Store Scene (The Opera Grand Stage) to differentiate it from the older Royal Theatre (Den Gamle Scene, the old stage), on Kongens...

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  • 16. Royal Guard

    On a very cold and snowy day, Danish Royal Life Guards in black gale winter uniforms changing Guard shift in Copenhagen at Rosenborg Castle ... Danish Military Band performs as many tourists and...

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  • 17. Kastellet

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen's Kastellet is a fine example of a Star Fort, a kind of fortification that was developed to withstand the era of gunpowder. It consists of a flat structure, built from a series of...

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  • 18. Rundetårn

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Built in the 17th century as an observatory to the university, this high tower is accessed by a spyral ramp more than 200 meters long. With a small planetarium at the top, this is the oldest...

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  • 19. Botanical Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A godsend on a cold day, the free to enter Botanical Gardens are a hot-house of flowers, plants and bushes from warmer climes. The main collection is in the very Victorian looking Palm House. This...

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  • 20. Hans Christian Andersen

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    As you wander around Copenhagen you will see either statues of Hans Christian Anderson or some reference to him. Although he wasn't born in Copenhagen he did live there and he is one of their most...

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  • 21. Vor Frelser Kirke - Our Saviour’s Church

    The Church of Our Saviour, or in Danish, Vor Frelsers Kirke, is a baroque church situated in the Christianshavn area of Copenhagen. Built between 1682 and 1695, it is particularly famous for its...

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  • 22. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Louisiana in Humlebæk (35 km north of Copenhagen) is a museum for modern art. The museum has a huge collection of art from the period after 1945, including major works by Picasso, Warhol, Asger...

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  • 23. Guinness World Records

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Guinness World Records Museum is located at Strøget, the main shopping street in Copenhagen, and I had passed it millions of times before finally visiting in June 2014. There are a lot of information...

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  • 24. Langelinie

    Langelinie is a pier, promenade and park in central Copenhagen, and also the home of the statue of The Little Mermaid. I much prefer the Park to the Little Mermaid, infact, I thought it a very nice...

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  • 25. National Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I was so pleased that I decided to visit this museum. I had saved it for my last day and spent 2 and a half hours exploring its wonderful displays. Even that wasn't really enough, because most of that...

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