Copenhagen

Copenhagen, the city of storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, is the capital of Denmark and is located on the eastern edge of the country. The city is built on the islands of Zealand and Amaer. It is a cosmopolitan, vibrant, very beautiful town, with picturesque houses, parks and dozens of channels. Considered important cultural center, but also a place for development of science and technology. Located in a very important position, which ranks in one of the most commercial ports and large transportation hub. Copenhagen is considered one of the cities with excellent quality of life, despite the somewhat high cost.

Attractions

The imposing marble Church Temple is the hallmark of the city and features unique architecture. The erection of the temple lasted nearly 150 years. The beauty of the Church fills a huge Dome, with an opening 31 m. and relies on 12 enormous columns.

Christian Palace: The Palace of the dynasty was originally Castle of Christian and changed form after successive changes. The Royal family of Denmark used the wings, with the Royal House, the Mews and the Royal Chapel. The complex now hosts the Office of the Prime Minister of the country, the Supreme Court and the seat of the Parliament of the country.

The waterfront Quay consists of a set of colorful buildings of the 17th century, located along the sea. North of the waterfront are highly colored houses from wood, bricks and lime. The oldest of these was created in 1661. Along the Harbor, which has been classified as monument heritage, and you'll see moored traditional wooden boats. The venue now hosts restaurants, café, bar and an ideal recreation area.

Square Kongens Nytorv is an amazing and very beautiful square at the end of the pedestrian zone Strøget. The square frame, the Thott Palace, the Royal Danish theatre and Charlottenborg Palace. The square was created in 1670, thanks to King Christian the fifth, with the works he made for the city. In honor of the area of the square is a statue representing the King, as an equestrian Warrior.

Museums

Royal Danish scene feature this building belongs to the Royal Theater of Denmark and originally created to serve some of their needs and to accommodate some unique performances. The building has a futuristic architecture and most of it is in the water, offering splendid views of the city. On site you can enjoy a coffee or a meal in the excellent restaurant, along with a walk on the waterfront.

National Museum presents unique collections and exhibits, where you can experience all the history of Denmark, from the ice age, until the ancient years.

Carlsberg Museum: Sculpture Museum of art created with profits from the homonymous Danish beer and personal collection, son of the founder of the brewery. The spaces of the museum include collections from the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, Greece, Egypt and Rome. It even features collections with more modern sculptures, as well as important collections of French Impressionist paintings and post-Impressionists and significant other works from the Golden ages of Denmark.

Move

The distances to the city is relatively small and a lot of people transported by bike. City streets are comfortable and there is no traffic problem. Copenhagen has an extremely good and organised network with buses, trains and subways, for comfortable and secure movement.

Hotels

Copenhagen boasts a lot of hotel complexes and other cheaper accommodations. Select depending on the place you want to stay and the money that you would like to make.

Fun

Start your tour from the famed shopping pedestrian street of Stroget, with countless shops, which is emulated. Visit Copenhagen square, the statue of the Little Mermaid and the particular area of Christiania, an autonomous region, whose residents live with their own rules and their own ideas. Don't miss a ride on the canals of the region and the bustling centre of the city, with medieval buildings and the best restaurants of the world. Tivoli Bakken parks require a visit, for unique moments of relaxation in an amazing forest, with a variety of games. Nyhavn is a canal that connects the Mainland with the open seas and constitutes a particular tourist place, full of restaurants, bars, cafés and clubs for the night out. For something more alternative, prefer the  Norrebro district and Christianshavn with the amazing graffiti on buildings. The Vesterbro area is the former Red Light District and is a great neighborhood with a variety of shops.

Flavors

In Copenhagen you will find excellent restaurants with fresh Nordic products but also restaurants with international cuisine. Traditionally you will taste local Danish pastries and the famous hot-dog, Lagkagehuset.

Shopping Guide

On the pedestrian street of Stroget, you will find traditional local products, porcelain, souvenirs and especially fabrics. For more shopping, don't forget to visit the Magasin du Nord department store.

 

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