Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and one of the most frequented cities in Europe. Known for its amusement parks, castles, palaces and rich history, this is where you can spend a week and still have more things to see. In fact, if you are coming here, we strongly recommend that you keep at least four to five days to explore the city. From finding holiday accommodation Copenhagen to other details, here are the basics worth knowing before you arrive.
What to see in Copenhagen?
This could be a long, extensive list, but we recommend the following –
- Papirøen (Paper Island) – great place to enjoy amazing local and world cuisine.
- Tivoli Gardens – One of the oldest amusement parks in the world. Great rides.
- Bakken – The oldest amusement park with an amazing history. Entry is free.
- Rundetårn – check great views of the city.
- Rosenborg Castle – If you don’t have time to explore all castles in Denmark, choose this one.
- The Little Mermaid – Iconic statue that also looks better from a boat tour.
- Nyhavn – Historic harbour area with buildings from 16th and 17th
- Aquarium, Den Blå Planet – Among biggest aquariums in Europe
- Carlsberg Brewery – Amazing brewery tour!
- Strøget – Shop till you drop
Things to know
Before you arrive in Copenhagen, we really recommend that you do your homework as far as stay is concerned. Serviced apartments are quite popular, and you will find some really good properties in Copenhagen East. More than half of the city population cycles to work, and Copenhagen is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the entire world. We also recommend that you check for the Copenhagen Card, which offers free admission to a lot of attractions. Bikes are available with GPS, so you wouldn’t have a hard time getting around the city, and more importantly, there are dedicated cycling lanes all over.
Enjoying the ambience
Nyhavn harbor area is one of the most famed areas of the city, and from here, you can find organized boat tours that uses Copenhagen’s amazing canals. Around the harbor, you will find these buildings in colorful hues that house some of the most stunning and beautiful cafés, restaurants, and bars. There is outdoor seating, and you can spend the evening enjoying a drink. Copenhagen is everything you may have imagined and more, and we promise you will never run out of things to do.