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Copenhagen Card
"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
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Copenhagen Canal Tour
"Hop aboard your sightseeing cruise boat in Nyhavn or Gammel Strand in central Copenhagen. Take a seat in the boat’s lower saloon or stroll around the deck admiring the city sights as you cruise. Canals zigzag through Copenhagen and the city’s top waterfront sights appear around every twist and turn. Watch out for attractions like the Little Mermaid an iconic Edvard Eriksen statue carved to look like a character from a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale. Learn the history of Copenhagen as your onboard guide points out key sights. Hear about Amalienborg Castle – seat of the Danish royal family since the 18th century – while and gaze at Copenhagen Opera House a futuristic-looking building that juts out onto the waterfront.Glide through Christianshavn canal quarter and hear trivia about King Christian IV
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Copenhagen Card
"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
From DKK379.00

Helsingør Tips (10)

Hamlets Castle

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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lmkluque
Nov 02, 2013

DAY TRIP TO HELSINGOR

This is a very nice day trip to take from Copenhagen. Helsingor can be easily reached by Train, and once there, there is plenty to see and do.Probably, the main attraction is to visit "Hamlet's Castle...
balhannah
Aug 23, 2012

Kronborg

Kronborg is located in Helsingør about 35 minutes by train north of Copenhagen.Kronborg was the setting of the sheakspeare play hamlet, so you will not just see a pretty castle but also an important...
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cachaseiro
Apr 15, 2012

An other place not to be...

An other place not to be missed is Helsingör (Elsinore) with the legendary Hamlet Castle. It is not so off the beaten path when you continue from Copenhagen to any place in Sweden a bit north of...
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lotharlerch
Aug 22, 2009

Helsingør

I have only stopped (very) briefly in Helsingør, when I took a ferry over and back at sunset from Helsingborg, Sweden after seeing a football match.I was planning to go up to Helsingør when I came to...
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Marpessa
Sep 09, 2006

Shopping

If seeing a Danish castle and a ferry ride to Sweden isn't enough to bring you out to Helsingor, there's also shopping to be had. Smaller and lower key than Kobenhavn, the streets of Helsingor feel...
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Miraclemike
Dec 13, 2005

Ferry Ride to Sweden

After seeing the setting for Hamlet, it's easy to hop on a ferry and go to Sweden! You'll be in a whole new country before you know it. The ferry ride takes about 20 minutes and goes to a town called...
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Miraclemike
Dec 13, 2005

Hamlet!

If you have an extra day, go see the castle used as the setting for Hamlet. It's not a very elaborate castle, though. It was used to control the nearby shipping port more than anything else, and was...
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Miraclemike
Dec 13, 2005

Kronborg (Helsingor)

A great great trip while visiting Copenhagen. This town and seaport of eastern Denmark, is home to Kronborg Castle, mostly famous as the place where Shakespeare's Hamlet takes place. A train from...
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cfuentesm
Dec 06, 2005

Kronborg Castle

Head north to Helsingor were the ferries sail to Sweden. While you are there you should catch this place which was made famous as the Elsinore Castle in Shakespeare's Hamlet. In addition to the castle...
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Blatherwick
Nov 08, 2004
 
 
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"Windy-ful Copenhagen"
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"COPENHAGEN ON THE CHEAP"
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Things to Do Near Copenhagen

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Royal Library

The Royal Library Garden is located back from the road, so take care, you could walk straight past! The Library Garden is located on top of the former site of Christian IVs old Naval Harbour. This is...
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Black Diamond - Sorte Diamant

Not far from where I was viewing buildings from the 1700's, I find an ultra-modern Black building, known as the "Black Diamond" building. This is the Royal Library in Copenhagen, national library of...
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Slotsholmen

Slotsholmen, or 'The Castle Islet' is a part of the centre of the city situated on what was originally a number of small islands in the water between Copenhagen on the shore of Zealand and the island...
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Børsen - Stock Exchange

Copenhagen, as you will immediately see on arriving in the city centre, is the city of towers and spires. A great many of them stretch into the sky, ranging from the playful Vor Frelsers Kirke to the...
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Church of Our Saviour - Vor Freiser Kirke

Ok, I do not like heights... but the golden tower looked so pretty that I wanted to climb up the 92 meters! The first part is fine - nothing to it, other than a whole pile of stair. Indoors, safe, a...
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Knippelsbro

Be warned: Knippelsbro is everything but beautiful. It's a loud, dirty, busy 4-lane bridge which connects Slotsholmen with the island of Christianshavn. The only reason why I include it as a tip in my...
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