Københavns Kommune Things to Do

  • Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace
    by balhannah
  • Dragør Old Village
    Dragør Old Village
    by ValbyDK
  • Bohrs family plot (ref: Niels Bohrs)
    Bohrs family plot (ref: Niels Bohrs)
    by jonkb

Københavns Kommune Things to Do

  • Tivoli

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 it was reasonable.

    more
  • Canal & Harbour Tours

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    By 4pm my feet are killing me and Im ready to pack it in but just before looking for a bus we spot the canal tours. Seemed like a perfect way to end our day.It cost about $15.00 each we enjoyed an hour tour ..in Engish and Danish .It gave us a look at much of the city from the water. We saw the Old Stock Exchange, the Church of Our Saviour, the...

    more
  • Christiania

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Christiania is a famous hippie community sitting right smack in the center of town. It used to be a part of town beloning to the army but has for more than 30 years been occupied by hippies who live their own alternative lifestyle. It's a nice place to go if you start to think that everything is a bit too organised and civilized in the rest of...

    more
  • Nyhavn

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    One of the more popular spots in Copenhagen is called Nyhavn. The name translates to “new harbor”, which points to the fact that it’s construction started after the city already was established. It streaches from Kongens Nytorv, in front of the royal theatre, to the waterfront. Bring your camera. The area is full of vibrant colors. The harbor was...

    more
  • Little Mermaid

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    All, right. No Copenhagen page is complete without it. Here it is: The little Mermaid. Mind you it is out of the way for something so small. I'd almost call it a trap, if it hadn't been free to watch I'd call it that. The place is sourounded with tourist, just for this small statue, and with the factories in the background it can be a little...

    more
  • Rådhuspladsen - Town hall square

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 sculptures and paintings. Above the main entrance is a statue of Bishop Absalon in gilded copper and in the Great Hall stand busts of Martin Nyrop, the...

    more
  • Amalienborg Palace

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Amalienborg is the royal residence in Denmark during the winter, and is a candidate to be on UNECO’s list of world heritage sites (since 1993). The name was inhered from queen Sophie Amalies (consort of Frederik 3rd) summer residence, called Sophie Amalienborg, which was here for a short while in the 1600s. In order to celebrate Christian 5th...

    more
  • Rosenborg Palace & Kongens Have

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    First stop this morning was Rosenborgg Castle. It was an easy 20 minute walk from our hotel and a great way to start our day. we entered through the Kings gardens which was a bonus for me..lovely shaped hedges of lavender and privet and fabulous roses. We bought our tickets for about $15.00 each and started with the vaulted jewel section in the...

    more
  • Strøget

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    From the Castle we took the 10 minute walk to the all pedestrian area called Stroget .It was packed as it was Sat loads of shoppers. We stopped for a wonderful lunch , outdoors in the square ... After lunch we walked through the cobblestones streets and enjoyed lots of different street musicians and performers. There was one amazing guy sitting in...

    more
  • Carlsberg Brewery

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    If you have some interest in beer culture or beer brewing, a visit to the Carlsberg Visitors Centre is absolute recommendable. The Visitors Centre is newly renovated and there are exhibitions about the brewing of beers and the history of the Carlsberg and Tuborg Brewery. It’s not a guided tour, you just follow the signs and they will lead you...

    more
  • Rundetårn

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 european observatory still working.

    more
  • Royal Guard

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 visitors watch .... :) U can understand if The Queen is at the palace in case the flag is hanging on the Tower, she might be watching the parade, too...

    more
  • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Ny Carlsberg Glypotek (New Carlsberg Sculpture Museum) Built 1897-1906. It contains works of fine art, mainly sculptures from the last 3,500 years, including Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman collections, as well as Danish and French fine arts from the 19th century. You'll find a splendid collection of paintings by Paul Gauguin, a collection...

    more
  • Museum Erotica

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 : 10.00 - 23.00 1 October - 30 April Sunday - Thursday 11.00 - 20.00 Friday - Saturday 10.00 - 22.00

    more
  • Marble Church - Frederiks Church

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    With the largest church dome in Scandinavia (and the fourth in Europe), with 12 columns covering a circle of 31 meters, this church was built during the 18th century, with a new version opened in 1894. A funny story - Kierkegaard was very critical about the official church, and ended... buried in a church. There!

    more
  • Christiansborg Palace

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Christiansborg Palace is built on top of the ruins of succesive other forts, castles and palaces built on the same site starting with the fort of Bishop Absalom in 1167, which was the first building on the site of Copenhagen

    more
  • Botanical Garden

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 greenhouse is divided up into a humid and tropical domed central garden, and progressively cooler, drier gardens on the wings. The tropical area has...

    more
  • Opera House

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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, the opera house was a gift to the city of Copenhagen by the enormously wealthy shipping magnate, Sir Maersk McKinney Moller, who, it was said,...

    more
  • Vor Frelser Kirke - Our Saviour’s Church

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Vor Frelsers Kirke (The Church of our Saviour) is located at Christianshavn and was built in the years 1682 to 1696. The church is 32 metres high and is built in a Dutch baroque style and its basic layout is a Greek cross. Inside the church, the altarpiece of Nicodemus Tessins is considered a masterpiece, but the organ with Christian V’s gilded...

    more
  • Kastellet

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 triangular bastions, all of which provide cover for the others. It is a marvelous piece of engineering, and looks incredible from the air, where its geometric...

    more
  • Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 Jorn, and many other famous artists. Louisiana also offers 4-6 temporary exhibitions every year, and the exhibition programme focuses on international,...

    more
  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Fairy tales.....Did you read them as a child or had them read to you? I did both, and I remember how sad the story of the "The Ugly Duckling" made me. This fairy tale, and many others were the work of Hans Christian Andersen. He was born in Odense, Denmark, in 1805. When he was 14, Anderson came to Copenhagen to make his name. In rememberance of...

    more
  • Børsen - Stock Exchange

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Børsen (mean: The Stock Exchange) is a gorgeous Dutch renaissance style building on Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen wich was built in 1619–1640 . It housed the Danish stock-market until 1974. The three crowns at the top of the building (reaching a height of 56 meters) represent the kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

    more
  • National Museum

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The National Museum presents the cultural history of Denmark as well as that of foreign countries, and is the biggest of its kind in Denmark. The Museum is also responsible for the handling of national treasures found around the country. The Museum is situated at Frederiksholm Kanal, and is housed in a Rococo style mansion which used to serve...

    more
  • Vor Frue Kirke - Church of Our Lady

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    "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, and the solemn consecration took place on Whitsunday 1829. However, the site of the present cathedral has housed a church ever since Bishop Absalon,...

    more
  • Langelinie

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 place to be. The sun was shining, there were plenty of pathways, and esplanade, views of the water, the Marina full of yachts, Playgrounds, fountains,...

    more
  • Churchill Park

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The Gefion Fountain is the biggest monument in Copenhagen, one I liked very much. The tiered fountain is topped by goddess "Gefion" who is whipping her sons [Oxen] The Oxen look angry to me as their heads are down, and they have water spurting from their noses! They are putting all their strength into working hard. This famouse Fountain was...

    more
  • Christianshavn

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Christianshavn is a really nice area in Copenhagen with many cosy cafés, great restaurants and charming houses (the Salami, the Lobotomy, the Yellow Envy, the Sponge Cake, the Layer Cake…) - all surrounded by the harbour and the canals. On a sunny day you’ll find many locals sitting along the canals with a beer or enjoying a picnic and...

    more
  • Black Diamond - Sorte Diamant

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    If you like ambitious modern architecture, then you will definitely want to take a look at the Black Diamond that houses the Royal Danish Library on Christiansborg. Its black, reflective, monolithic surfaces stretch up in all kinds of directions. The building straddles the main street that passes underneath, as if that street was an inconvenience...

    more
  • Guinness World Records

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 tallest man.Inside there are cool interactive games and trivia,themed galleries and video productions.A great way to spend an hour or two. Opening...

    more
  • Tycho Brahe Planetarium

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The Tycho Brahe planetarium is worth a visit and for that matter nice to look at from the outside too. it also has an IMAX cinema and a good restaurant. The architecture of the place is quite different and sitting by the end of one of the Copenhagen lakes makes it a bit of a landmark.

    more
  • Frederiksberg Palace and Garden

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    After an enjoyable time at the Zoo, we exited and walked into Frederiksburg park. This is another huge park with lots and lots of lawn, trees, pathways, fountains, nice buildings and beautiful flower gardens, quite impressive! We exited the park by the "Storm P. Museum," which happened to be painted in the same bright orange as the other building....

    more
  • Assistens Kirkegården - Cemetery

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Imagine a walled city with cemeteries so overfilled, that caskets are stored above ground. Cannons are being fired to put some motion in the air to mix the stench of death with the smell of gunpowder. During the plague epidemic of 1711 this was Copenhagen. They badly needed a place to bury their dead, and there simply wasn’t room inside the walls....

    more
  • Zoo

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    A look at the Zoo to see what type of animals live in this part of the world was included in our walk. I really enjoyed the Copenhagen zoo. There were plenty of animals to see, including real Polar Bears and a poster of a Polar Bear which you could stand against to get an idea just how big they are when standing on two feet. They are huge, much...

    more
  • Royal Theatre - Det kongelige Teater

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Det Kongelige Teater (The Royal Danish Theatre) has been located at Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen since 1748, first as the theatre of the king, and then as the theatre of the country. The present building is the second theatre building and was built in 1874 to replace the old theatre from 1748. The building is known as the Old Stage. An annex,...

    more
  • St Alban's Church

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Next to Gefion Fountain, is beautiful St. Alban's Church.. This is an Anglican Church which was consecrated in 1887. The Church was named after Saint Alban, the first martyr of England, murdered on the 22nd of June in the year 303 A.D. and buried in Ely in Cambridgeshire in eastern England. Canute of Denmark, nephew of Canute the Great, King of...

    more
  • Holmen

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Holmen is home of three different vessels from the Cold War era: The frigate Peder Skram, the fast attack boat Sehested, and the submarine Sælen - and all vessels are open for public. HDMS Peder Skram (F352) was a class frigate in the Royal Danish Navy, named after Peder Skram who was a 16th century Danish admiral. The frigate was built in 1965...

    more
  • Statens Museum for Kunst

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Den Kongelige Afstøbningssamling (The Royal Cast Collection) is housed in Vestindisk Pakhus, an old warehouse from 1797. The museum houses a collection of more than 2,000 plaster cast of the world’s most outstanding and famous sculptures. You’ll find sculptures of Egyptian Kings, mythical beasts, Greek gods, Roman Emperors and much more… Works...

    more
  • Kongens Nytorv

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Kongens Nytorv (Kings New Square) is found at the end of Strøget (the pedestrian shopping street) and is the largest square in Copenhagen. It was constructed in 1670 by King Christian V, inspired by the Place Vendôme in Paris. Many beautiful buildings are situated around Kongens Nytorv; for instance Charlottenborg (1683), Thotts Palæ (1683)...

    more
  • Aquarium

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Copenhagen's newest attraction, The Blue Planet aquarium, opened in March 2013 in Kastrup, 8-9 kilometres from the city centre. It was replacing the old Danmarks Akvarium (Denmark's Aquarium) which was built in 1939 in Charlottenlund. The Blue Planet is the largest aquarium in Northern Europe. It consist of 55 tanks (the largest is 7 metres...

    more
  • Jægersborg Dyrehave

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Jægersborg Dyrehave or just Dyrehaven (The Deer Park) is a public forest park 10 km north of Copenhagen and covers around 11 square kilometres. It is a very beautiful area and great for walking and cycling - or you can hire a horse-drawn carriage from outside the station at Klampenborg and take a ride through the park. At the southern end of...

    more
  • Thorvaldsens Museum

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Thorvaldsens Museum is a monument to the famous Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844), who spent more than 40 years living in Rome and during his lifetime created more than 500 sculptures, relief’s and portrait busts. In 1838 he donated all his works to the city of Copenhagen and later same year it was decided to built a museum in his...

    more
  • Bakken

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Dyrehavsbakken (or just Bakken) is located in the lovely Jægerborg Dyrehave (read my other tips) and is the World’s oldest amusement park. The history goes back to 1583 then a spring was found. The water was believed to have a healthy effect, and people came from far and near to drink from the spring. Soon it became a popular place and food...

    more
  • Alexander Newsky Kirke - Russian...

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    St. Alexander Nevsky Kirke is the Russian Orthodox Church in Copenhagen and is located very near the Marble Church. When you are walking from the Amalienborg Palace towards the Marble Church stop a second at Bredgade and look to your right. The Russian church has some magnificent golden onion domes – not something you will see everywhere in...

    more
  • Central Station

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    What a colossal building the Station was, busy too! I didn't realize this was the 3rd Central Station. The first was built here in 1847, then the second Central station was built in 1864 on the opposite side, and lastly, the one I caught the Trains from was built in 1911. The present Central Station was opened in 1911 by prince Christian - later...

    more

Københavns Kommune Hotels

Top Københavns Kommune Hotels

Copenhagen Hotels
3906 Reviews - 9834 Photos
Virum Hotels
See nearby hotels
Kastrup Hotels
1 Review
Vallensbæk Hotels
1 Review - 5 Photos
Tåstrup Hotels
1 Hotel
Saltholm Hotels
See nearby hotels
Nærum Hotels
See nearby hotels
Høje Tåstrup Hotels
1 Hotel
Herlev Hotels
1 Review
Gentofte Hotels
1 Hotel
Charlottenlund Hotels
1 Review - 10 Photos
Ballerup Hotels
4 Hotels

Instant Answers: Københavns Kommune

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

89 travelers online now

Comments

Københavns Kommune Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Københavns Kommune things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Københavns Kommune sightseeing.
Map of Københavns Kommune

Københavns Kommune Members Meetings

Oct 03, 2014 
Meet the Vikings

see all Københavns Kommune member meetings