Copenhagen, Denmark

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About Copenhagen

About Copenhagen

Why Visit Denmark's Copenhagen

Those wondering what is the capital of Denmark all about, in simple terms, it is a cultural and geographic link between mainland Europe and Scandinavia. This city seems to have it all, and it's no surprise Copenhagen is called one of Europe's most enjoyable and livable cities. With shopping, culture, and nightlife beyond excellence, it has still kept the charm of a cozy small city with an intimate and friendly atmosphere.

Cycling is one of the best ways to explore the city and you surely will never feel like a second class citizen riding a bicycle in the world's most bike-friendly city.

The coastline of Copenhagen, Denmark is over 7,000 km (4,350 mi), thus you can never be far away from a beautiful white beach. No wonder Denmark is a country with the happiest people!

Copenhagen is definitely the place to be for a dining experience. Here you can find anything from pastry, open-faced sandwiches to Michelin-starred restaurants to highlight your day. If you are up to cultural and historical education we recommend a few 'must visit' museums: The National Gallery of Denmark, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, The Open Air Museum, and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

The city is also known to be the historical and spiritual home of the Vikings. In Copenhagen, you can even be a Viking for a day and experience a blend of modern architecture and history with Viking spirit!

One more thing you must know before going on Copenhagen sightseeing, it is probably greener than you! Being The European Green Capital of 2014 it is a highly successful role model for a green economy.

If you wish to continue your journey in Scandinavia, we recommend boarding a modern and fast train and making your way to Sweden. Check Copenhagen to Stockholm train time when planning your trip.

Best Things to Do in the Capital of Denmark

  • Explore the Copenhagen Old town
  • Visit the National Gallery of Denmark
  • Taste Danish open-faced sandwiches
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Top Attractions in Copenhagen

Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Christiansborg Palace is located on a tiny island called Slotsholmen in the heart of Copenhagen. It is one of the most fascinating buildings of Denmark that has great historical and political value.

National Museum, Copenhagen

The National Museum is the largest museum of cultural history in Denmark. Here you can see ancient animal skeletons, Viking treasures, Renaissance artifacts and learn the history of Denmark.

Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

This picturesque part of Copenhagen is a bustling pedestrian street with colorful old houses on both sides of the canal, packed with old wooden ships which create an unforgettable maritime atmosphere.

Old Stock Exchange, Copenhagen

The Old Stock Exchange is one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is situated very close to the city center and is easily recognized by its most unique spire in the Copenhagen skyline.

Royal Theater, Copenhagen

The Royal Theater is a wonderful old building which encompasses the Opera House, the Playhouse, and the Old Stage. It presents opera, the Royal Danish Ballet, and classical music concerts.

The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen, Denmark

There's a very unique place in Copenhagen, in this city lives a Little Mermaid who sits on a rock by the waterside along the Langelinie promenade.

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