Copenhagen (Kopenhagen) is the largest city in Denmark. You will find myriad tourist attractions to please the travellers. For instance, the Parliament (Folketing) at Christiansborg and the Royal Family’s residence at Amalienborg, Tivoli Gardens, is astounding. Copenhagen has a distinctly European feel, a friendly street life, and unique café culture.
Amalienborg is the showpiece of Frederiksstaden, situated in Copenhagen city. It lies on two axes, one long and one short, called Amaliegade & Frederiksgade, respectively. The palace is the home of the Danish royal family. It consists of four identical classical palace façades around an octagonal courtyard. The four palaces include Christian VII’s Palace, Christian VIII’s Palace, Frederik VIII’s, and Christian IX’s Palace, which pulls a crowd.
Address: Amalienborg Slotsplads 5, 1257 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Christiansborg Palace houses the Danish Parliament and is situated on the island of Slotsholmen, surrounded by narrow canals. It is the third castle constructed over the same spot. It lies over the ruins of Bishop Absalon’s Castle and Copenhagen Castle, which were discovered by workers while casting the palace’s foundation. The place has been made open for the public using a ruins exhibition on learning the historical evidence of the ruins.
Address: Prins Jorgens Gard 1, 1218 Copenhagen K, Denmark
A Fairytale amusement park located in the heart of Copenhagen was opened in 1843 which has around 25 rides. The pleasure Garden amuses the public with attractions such as a theatre, bandstands, eateries, floral gardens, symphony orchestra, live music series and unique rides. Tivoli garden is illuminated with multi-coloured lamps where fireworks sparkle in the evenings.
Address: Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
Carlsberg Brewery Visitor Center
Carlsberg Visitors Centre is an absolute recommendation for a visit or a tour, where one gets an opportunity to taste some of the most famous and best beers. A tour at the brewery centre gives an insight into one of the finest beers in the world. The founder J.C. Jacobsen, a brewer, has contributed significantly to the economy of Copenhagen by opening this brewery centre, which has left an imprint on the Danish international business activities.
Address: Gamle Carlsberg Vej 11, DK - 2500 Valby, Denmark
Nyhavn is famous as the recreational centre of Copenhagen. It is the oldest part of Copenhagen harbour. The street is full of many bars and restaurants across a harbour where the local people and the tourists can spend some relaxing moments with a bottle of beer. Various canal tour excursions begin here.
Address: Nyhavn 40, 1051 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Rosenborg Palace is a small castle located to the east of the Botanic Garden of Copenhagen, which is open to the public as a museum. The castle is well connected by bus routes as well as by commercial tour buses.
Constructed in a Dutch Renaissance style, Rosenborg Palace was built initially as a country summerhouse and was used as a royal residence. Situated in Kongens Have (The King’s Garden), also known as Rosenborg Castle Garden, is the country’s oldest royal garden, a famous visitor’s attraction for its coronation carpet and flowers bloom. The Danish Royal Life Guards barracks called Kongelige Livgarde, which lies next to the castle, perform special exercises that amuse the tourists.
Address: Ostre Voldgade 4 A, 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
The Royal Library, also nicknamed The Black Diamond, is a wonderful creation it’s structural design draws a large number of visitors. Built with steel, glass, and black granite, the royal library is open to the public, exhibiting photography, literature, art & history on a rotational basis.
Address: Black Diamond, Soren Kierkegaards Plads 1, 1221 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Stroget is the world’s longest pedestrian street for shoppers of all tastes. It is the most popular tourist attraction and famous for expensive stores, such as Illums Bolighus, Magasin du Nord, the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory, chain stores with many souvenir shops and fast food outlets.
Address: Radhuspladsen/Kongens Nytorv, 1550 Copenhagen K, Denmark
The Little Mermaid
The statue is fixed a few meters into the harbour on the north side of Copenhagen city. The little mermaid can be reached by a leisure walk from langelinie Pier, from Nyhavn, through canal tours, or by bus that heads off from the Town Hall Square.
Address: Langelinie, 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
The Round Tower
The Round Tower was created to provide the scholars of the 17th century with a base for an astronomical observatory. The astronomers mainly used the structure as an observatory, and the library was used by the students living in dormitories.
Address: Kobmagergade 52A, 1150 Copenhagen, Denmark
One of northern Europe’s most important Renaissance castles, known from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Kronborg, is located near the town of Helsingor. Danish King Eric of Pomerania, built as a fortress in the 1420s to enforce his demands over the sailors coming in or leaving from the Baltic Sea to pay their dues. The castle was added to UNESCO’S World Heritage sites list in the year 2000.
Address: Kronborg 2 C, 3000 Helsingor, Denmark
The Royal Theatre
The Royal Danish Theatre, located in Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen, allows artists to perform plays, operas, and ballets. The Royal Danish culture is portrayed through classical music concerts and theatrical performances.
Address: Postbox 2185, 1017 Copenhagen K, Denmark