Københavns Kommune Things to Do

  • Nyhavn again
    Nyhavn again
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  • Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace
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  • Dragør Old Village
    Dragør Old Village
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Københavns Kommune Things to Do

  • Nyhavn

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 optical illusion. Rent a bike! that's the way to explore CPH best.

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  • Christiania

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 military between 1967 and 1971, and in 1971 the fences were broken down and the area reclaimed by locals, possibly partly as a protest against the...

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  • Little Mermaid

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 (longish) walk from my hotel near the central railway station to see the mermaid. It was indeed a longish walk, longer than the 2.5 miles it should have been...

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  • Canal & Harbour Tours

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    There are two companies in Copenhagen offering canal tours all year round. The tour is the same but there is a big difference in price (40 kr for Nettobådene, 75 for the others). Don't miss out on this great way to see all the sights in Copenhagen from the water side. The blue Netto Boats are a bid hidden on the side of Nyhavn, but the price is...

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  • Amalienborg Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 octagonal courtyard - one for the Queen, another for Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary. One is for ceremonial events and the fourth is a...

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  • Rådhuspladsen - Town hall square

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Rådhuspladsen with the Copenhagen City Hall is located in central Copenhagen. Many political activities and entertainings acts are going on at Rådhuspladsen which makes it an entertaining place to be. At night, Rådhuspladsen is beautiful with the many colourful lights around the square. At this moment, there's much construction because of the...

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  • Carlsberg Brewery

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 don't actually even brew beer here anymore, but it's quite good. It's nice and laid back, and you get a couple of beers for the entry price of DKK80....

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  • Strøget

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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. This means that, once there, you can't miss it.

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  • Tivoli Garden

    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.

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  • Rosenborg Palace & Kongens Have

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 the third floor is the Long Hall which was used for receptions and banquets. The best part is in the basement where the Crown Jewels and Danish Royal...

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  • Christiansborg Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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. The first floor of the Parliament Wing consists of the Lobby, with the chambers of the Rigsdagen, the Folketinget and the Landsting, at either end....

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  • Marble Church - Frederiks Church

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 to commemorate the tercentenary of the Oldenburg family's accession to the throne in 1748, however the construction was plagued with delays and was...

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  • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 main lobby, where the architectural details are more remarkable. The oldest part of the museum, the Dahlerup Wing, housing the French and Danish...

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  • Rundetårn

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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.

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  • Museum Erotica - CLOSED

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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

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  • 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...

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  • Kastellet

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Botanical Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Opera House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Photos: 1. Operaen from the side, with a blue sky! 2. Pointing towards Operaen 3. Facade of the opera house lobby 4. Bicycles at the stage door 5. Operaen from across the harbor Copenhagen's fantastic new opera house is called "Operaen", which simply means "The Opera" because the -en ending is the definite article in Danish. In the second photo a...

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  • 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,...

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  • Hans Christian Andersen

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 famous inhabitants. There is a Hans Christian Anderson museum called the Wonderful World of HCA, a bronze statue which is aptly situated along Hans...

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  • National Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 time was spent in the prehistory section...my passion. There is so much to see, from superb collections of flint and stone artefacts to...

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  • Christianshavn

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Vor Frelser Kirke - Our Saviour’s Church

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 corkscrew spire, which wasn't completed until 1752 and can be climbed via the winding staircase which unusually is on the outside of the building! The...

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  • Guinness World Records

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    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 about the Guiness World Records (sports records, tallest man, the man who ate 18 bicycles etc), and some of the records are illustrated by wax models...

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  • Vor Frue Kirke - Church of Our Lady

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    You might be forgiven for thinking that Copenhagen doesn't have a cathedral, but you'd be wrong. Vor Frues Kirke (the Church of our Lady) may be relatively unimposing but the place has a long history. The first church on this site was begun no later than 1187 in the then new town of Hafn, under Bishop Absalon who is frequently credited with being...

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  • Børsen - Stock Exchange

    4 out of 5 stars

    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.

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  • 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...

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  • Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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,...

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  • Assistens Kirkegården - Cemetery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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....

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  • Kongens Nytorv

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    I wouldn´t recommend to visit the sheet café on the Kongens Nytorv square. The waiter became physical unruly against a women just because she was eating one ice-cream, which she bought in another shop. This incident is inexcusable and in general I was not happy with the service compared to the price of the food and drinks.

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  • Holmen

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Black Diamond - Sorte Diamant

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Tycho Brahe Planetarium

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    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.

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  • St Alban's Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    This is the Anglican (Episcopal) church in Copenhagen, erected 1887 in British gothic style; a fine example of Victorian church architecture. The beautiful site of the church is due to its royal connections - the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, was married to a Danish princess. I passed this church on the way to see the Little Mermaid and...

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  • Radhus - City Hall

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    A big lively square enhances the palace of City hall. Too dark and heavy at first glance, a closer look reveals a harmonious building, with fine golden details. Only with one century, it was inspired in Siena's City hall.

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  • Frihedsmuseet - Museum of Danish...

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The museum is closed due to a fire on 28th April 2013. It is thought that it will take several years to reopen the museum. All the items were saved from the fire, but the building was totaly damaged. The rest of the text is written in presense, as I find it unlikely that the museum will remain closed. The archives are however open. The bunker-part...

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  • Aquarium

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Den Blå Planet is a large aquarium complex on the island of Amager near the Copenhagen Airport. In Den Blå Planet there's a large aquarium with many types of sharks like hammerhead sharks. There are many aquariums with different types of fish from exotic fish from the other side of the world to domestic fish like herrings. There's also an indoor...

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  • Statens Museum for Kunst

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The Danish state art gallery contains a collection of Danish and foreign art ranging in date from the 14th century to the present day. The main collection is free to view, there may be a charge for temporary exhibitions.

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  • Royal Theatre - Det kongelige Teater

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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,...

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  • Bakken

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Frederiksberg Palace and Garden

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    Frederiksberg Park (Have, or garden) is one of the largest and nicest parks in Copenhagen. There are plenty of rolling lawns for lounging on in the sun, lots of trees, lakes and canals with avchinese style pavilion and bridge and even boats for hire! One of the most popular features is a small hill overlooking the Elephants Enclosure at next-door...

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  • 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...

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  • Ripley's Believe It or Not

    3 out of 5 stars

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    The freak show has a permanent place in town. Ripley's believe it or not has a museum near rådhuset, where lots and lots of the strange, curious, mindteasing things can be seen. If you like that sort of things: Be sure t visit the Guiness Records museum at the same time, and get a discount on the ticket. I must admit: I do not remember if this...

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  • Ørsteds Park

    Copenhagen Things to Do

    One of the joys of randomly wandering Copenhagen is the profusion of public spaces; parks and squares, which you encounter.. One such is the Ørstedsparken, a small park tucked away in the city centre between the main street of Norre Voldgade and the lakes. When the city's defensive ring was decommissioned in the 1870's the local council decided...

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Københavns Kommune Hotels

  • Hilton Copenhagen Airport

    A found this a great Hilton property to use with early flights out of Copenhagen. It is an easy...

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  • Skovshoved Hotel

    Strandvejen 267, CHARLOTTENLUND, 2920, DK

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Zleep Hotel Ballerup

    Marbaekvej 6, Ballerup, Zealand, 2750, Denmark

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

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