Your guide to the perfect Copenhagen experience
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark. The airport Kastrup is close by. Danes rank among the world's most happy people. In Copenhagen and the beautiful surrounding region, you'll learn why. The buzzing capital mixes royal history, modern architecture and loads of culture with sustainable living and a mouthwatering restaurant scene. Get to know Copenhagen right here and fuel your wanderlust.
It is also possible to explore Copenhagen on two wheels. Copenhagen is one of the world's best cycle cities. So, go with the flow and explore the city by bike, Copenhagen-style. It's not only healthy, it's also eco-friendly and fun!
Copenhagen is divided into a pack of very different yet equally loveable neighbourhoods, each with their own distinct vibes and looks. From gritty and industrial Refshaleøen to posh and classy Frederiksberg, Copenhagen has a neighbourhood to fit any liking. Because of the small area, it is very easy to get around and explore the city.
Some sights and attractions are almost synonymous with Copenhagen. Most are within walking distance from the city centre and you are free to pick and choose between the Copenhagen classics. Most known places is:
Amalienborg Palace is a must for anyone with a taste for royal history and the life of Denmark’s royal family who still resides inside the palace.
Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors to the city, young and old. The central location of the more than 175-year old park adds an extra dimension to this unique place.
Rundetaarn. The 17th century tower and observatory Rundetaarn, or the round tower, is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe and an icon in the Copenhagen cityscape. Christian IV built the tower.
The Little Mermaid. Arguably one of Copenhagen's most iconic tourist attractions: The sculpture of The Little Mermaid was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairy tale. Unveiled on 23 August 1913,
Strøget. Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of Europe's longest pedestrian streets with a wealth of shops, from budget-friendly chains to some of the world's most expensive brands. The stretch is 1.1 kilometers long and runs from City Hall Square to (Rådhuspladsen) to Kongens Nytorv.