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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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City Tour of Copenhagen
"You will pass many of the city's great museums on this 2 hour tour of Copenhagen including the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek built by the founder of the Carlsberg breweries over a century ago. The museum houses collections including classical Egyptian Roman and Greek antiquities Romanticist sculptures and paintings as well as Golden Age Danish Art and an extensive collection of Etruscan art.Thorvaldsen's Museum houses the art work of Denmark's most famous artist - Bertel Thorvaldsen. You will also pass the National Museum Denmark's largest museum of cultural history.Pass by Christiansborgs' Palace
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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Tips (38)

The Glyptotek

Near the Tivoli gardens at the heart of Copenhagen is seated the Carslberg Glyptotek, a fine museum with sculptures, egyptian mummies and paints of danish and foreigner artists. It is an extraordinary...
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elcolibri
Oct 09, 2003

Not just another museum

"Ny Carlsberg Glyptoteket" is an old building in the center of Copenhagen, close to the main train station - it is a museum - one of my favorites - with aincient sculptures, paintings... and the most...
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Christina1881
Jul 16, 2003

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

If you like good art, this is the place in town to see. Carlsberg is a brewery, yes, but the owner family has always sponsored things they believe in or like, and art is one of those things. Carl...
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Sjalen
Jun 19, 2003

Must See #3: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

The Museum's century old building was designed by Danish architect Vilhelm Dahlerup. It is centered around a glass-domed conservatory replete with Palm Trees and Mediterrenean greenary, creating an...
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Pakistaniguy
Jun 14, 2003

Must See #3: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum on an international scale situated right in the centre of Copenhagen. It houses impressive collection of Ancient GREEK, ROMAN, EGYPTIAN & ETRUSCAN art as...
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Pakistaniguy
Jun 14, 2003

another Rodin!

some backgrounds to the Glypthotek:The founder of the Glyptotek was the brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914), who also started one of the largest private art collections of his time. He named it after his...
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chancay
Jun 11, 2003

more of the Glyptothek

I think you can see every day or at least at these two days a week when no entrance fee is to pay a lot of students sitting in the halls of the Glypthotek painting or drawing a sculpture or one of...
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chancay
Jun 11, 2003

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

A great museum with special expositions from RODIN and a lot of other exponents from egypt and rome. Besides a fantastic collection of paintings. And: Wednesdays and Sundays entrance freeI didn´t have...
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chancay
Dec 17, 2002

Glyptoteket is a massive...

Glyptoteket is a massive collection of art which is really special. You should come here if you are interested in art. In the photo is Medusa. She's the one if you look into her eyes you will turn to...
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travelisa
Aug 25, 2002

Ny Carlsburg Glyptotek

One of the great art museums of Europe, this museum has a combination of antiquities and European masters.
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 02, 2013

Ny Carlberg Glyptotek

Immerse yourself with awesome art works from Ancient Egypt (they have mummies), Rome (vast collection of sculptures),and many more!The admission is free on Sundays.
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jltan
Feb 10, 2005

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

I didn't get a chance to go in here, but this is a well known art gallery/museum, and is well worth the visit by all accounts. It's located near Tivoli.
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Feb 02, 2005
 
 
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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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