Copenhagen is one of Europe’s oldest and most popular cities. It's easy to fall in love with Copenhagen, a city at once historic and modern, traditional and innovative. The city is speckled with palaces, top-notch museums and parks that draw visitors from around the world. Explore the canals and pretty narrow streets and find great shopping and people watching on The Ströget.
PLACES TO VISIT
The palace is the winter residence of the Danish Royal Family since the mid-1700s. It is actually four palaces situated around a square. Highlight of the day is the Changing of the Guard ceremony every day at noon.
2.RUNDETAARN – ROUND TOWER
The tower was completed in 1642 and is one of the many landmarks built under King Christian IV in the 17th century. Originally built as an astronomy observatory the tower still serves that function in some capacity, but now is mostly a go to spot for spectacular city views. The Library Hall is also featured in building.
The museum was the first public museum building in Denmark when it first open in 1848. The museum is devoted to the work of the Danish/Icelandic sculptor, Bertel Thorvaldsen, whose work can be found all over the world.
The park is one of the most visited theme parks in Europe since it open in 1943, featuring an assortment of restaurants, theaters, dance halls and shows, rides and games in Petzi’s World. Visit the Japanese garden or Nimb water fountains and admire the marine animals in the aquarium.
The museum is considered as one of the best in Europe. Presenting a broad spectrum of the countries history. Collections include artifacts from Danish pre-history, Egyptian mummies and coin exhibits from ancient Greece and Rome. A separate children’s museum offers interactive exhibits for them.
6.NEW CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEKET
The beautiful museum regularly exhibit exciting art from ancient Egypt. Also on display is a collection of sculptures and classical European paintings presenting it self amazingly well in these surroundings.
7.ROYAL DANISH NAVAL MUSEUM
The Royal Danish Naval Museum contains hundreds of exquisitely detailed wooden model ships dating back to the mid 17th century. Also on display are a large diorama of historic maritime battles, uniforms, weapons, art and various tools and pieces of equipment.
8.NEW PORT OF COPENHAGEN
The narrow port full of beautiful ships from the old times, lined by rows of colourful building is considered the iconic sight of the city.
OTHER PLACES TO SEE
The best way to get around Copenhagen is on foot or bike (bicycle). Other transportation is by train, bus, taxi, shuttle or by boat.
The best time to visit Copenhagen are May, early June and September – it is bright and cool, though you'll find plenty going on throughout the year.