The 'pedestrian street' in Copenhagen is a network of small and big streets with hundreds of shops and sidewalk cafes, where many restaurants are placed alongside the pedestrian street which are thrilling places to shop.
The best place for shopping is the area that runs from the north-east corner of Radhuspladsen to the two focal squares of Gammeltorv and Kongens Nytorv, Stroget.
Following are the main streets & frequently visited departmental stores for shopaholics:
'Stroget' offers creations of international designers. The side roads around stroget are the best place to shop in Europe which contains some big names like Prada, Max Mara, Louis Vuitton, Cerutti, Mulberry, Chanel, Marlboro, Karen Millen, Marc Jacobs, Hennes & Mauritz, Benetton, Diesel and chain stores. This is also where you find Copenhagen's oldest department stores, Illum and Magasin.
If you want to get a bit away from the crowd, take some of the side streets. Some of the best of Danish design, home decoration shops and flea markets are also the major places for shopping. Apart from this, Silversmith Georg Jensen, glass nirvana Holmegaard and Royal Copenhagen Porcelain are also available.
'Kronprinsensgade' exhibits Danish fashion, while Ravnsborggade shows a collection of fine antiques. Bohemian area of Pisserenden or outlets along Langelinie is known for cheaper wares. Department stores like Magasin du Nord at Kongens Nytorv 13 and Illum at Ostergade on the shopping street that offers the latest fashion trends and designer collections are frequently visited by the shoppers.
'Vesterbrogade' that lies at the other end of the Town Hall Square is a place with hundreds of big and small shops; where all category, blended and a mixture of shopping stuff is available in plenty. Even an entire day falls short to visit each and every shop over the streets. A free city bike trip will be an enthralling experience for the shopaholics as well as to the bargain hunters to have a wonderful shopping experience in Copenhagen.
'Willemoesgade' that lies between Osterbrogade and Standboulevarden is a place with nice locales, trees, cobbled streets and attractive facades. Here, one can buy organic children's gear, old Swedish farm furniture, luxury second hand articles and trendy & modern clothing.
The place offers some outstanding boutiques and fine-looking restaurants on Dag Hammerskjolds Allr and Osterbrogade, the two main streets on 'Osterbro'. A walk through the charming small side streets is an enlightening experience. Along with this, the streets also have lots of new eating places and pleasant cafes.
'Classensgade' offers design shoes, jewellery and clothing for youngsters as well as for grown ups in Classensgade.
The street has a number of novel,exciting & unique shops where one can find designer shoes, artistic fine jewellery, latest branded clothes for shoppers of all taste.
This departmental store is situated halfway down Strøget at Amagertorv. 'Illum' has a superb interior and amazing glass dome that offers a variety of brands to the visitors.