Tivoli, the old amusement park from 1843, is properly one of the most famous places to visit in Copenhagen. Inside the garden you’ll find the usual amusement park activities like wild and crazy... more
Christiania was founded in 1971 when a group of citizens knocked down the fence to an abandoned military area and set up a new hippie community, completely independent of the Danish government. That... more
Nyhavn is one of the liveliest places in Copenhagen, even in winter, and should not be missed.
Despite being called the 'New Harbour', it's a 17th century waterfront and canal, lined with 17th and... more
If anyone knows anything about Copenhagen, it's probably the Little Mermaid. The star of a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, and a series of Disney Movies, there are probably few who haven't heard... more
If Monopoly is to be believed, Radhuspladsen is the Mayfair of Copenhagen - the most expensive place on the board. It is a magnificent square. It has fantastic sculpture, like the Dragon Fountain. It... more
A "Kanalrundfart" (Canal Tour) is a must in Copenhagen. Especially on a sunny day it is great to be out on the water, but in case of bad weather there are some covered boats you can join.
There are... more
Amalienborg Palace is the Danish monarch's winter residence on the waterfront in Copenhagen.
Your sure to come across it on your walk of Copenhagen. Amalienborg is four Palace's placed around a... more
Rosenborg castle is a small renaissance palace situated in the middle of Kongens Have. It was built in 1606 as a royal summerhouse for Christian IV, (although a number of additions were made until... more
The Strøget is 1.1 kilometers long and claims to be the world's longest urban pedestrian zone.
I'm not sure if this is still true (would have to fire up Google Earth and start measuring), but in any... more
Christiansborg Palace has since 1849 housed Folketinget (The Danish Parliament) – except from the period from 1884 to 1918 when Christiansborg Palace was destroyed by a fire.
There are 179 Members... more
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... more
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.
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For arguably the best views of Copenhagen, head straight for the Rundetårn. It looks like an oddly shaped church, and that look betrays its origins as a part of the Trinitatis Complex, which consisted... more
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... more
Also known as Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church in English), this stately building is well worth a visit.
The church, designed by architect Nicolai Eigtved, was intended as a monument and now boasts... more
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... more
Copenhagen's brilliant new Operaen or Opera House opened in January, 2005, with a performance of "Aida" by the Royal Danish Opera Company. Costing $442 million dollars and taking 3 1/2 years to build,... more
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... more
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... more
This museum is located at Ostergade in the Stroget district,its full of fascinating facts and figures on world records with great displays and pictures,Outside the entrance you will find the world's... more
The Copenhagen Cathedral in its present shape is an unpretentious building in Neo-Classicist style designed by the architect C.F. Hansen. The foundation stone was laid by King Frederik VI in 1817,... more
I feel priviliged to work here! All my life I have overlooked it as the place where I first changed trains on holidays and then, as an expat Swede, often changed trains or planes between Sweden and......
Copenhagen is one of the world's foremost bicycle cities.
It is also the home of a stunning new opera house, simply called Operaen = The Opera, which opened in 2004 on the harbor directly opposite......
I returned to Denmark for the third time in July 2009 at the time of the Copenhagen Jazz Festival - I'm a big fan. It was also a great opportunity do explore Frederiksberg Kommun with one of the savvy...