Copenhagen the capital of Denmark is the historic and youthful place. From culture to historic palaces and adventurous activities you can enjoy many things in the city. It is filled with beautiful sights and tourist attractions. The Danish capital is a delicious mix of, art galleries, palaces, historic places, museums, castles, and lip smacking delicacies. Copenhagen has a European feel, a friendly street-life, and unique café culture that will make you want to return again. Check out the list of best things to do in Copenhagen:
Stroll through the Nyhavn
Nyhavn is a small port in the center of Copenhagen with beautiful, colorful little houses, classy restaurants, and cozy cafes. It is one of the most crowded streets in the city. The houses have been reestablished and renovated to their original beauty, housing restaurants, and cafes. Visit a café and enjoy delicious meals and relaxed atmosphere of the place.
Visit Tivoli gardens
Tivoli gardens opened in 1843, it is an amusement park and pleasure garden. Here, you can enjoy more than 20 attractions like roller coasters, cafes, open-air theatres and flower gardens. It is a world-famous park. At Christmas, Tivoli becomes a lavishly decorated wonderland. Tivoli Gardens is the world’s oldest theme park, and the inspiration behind Disney parks. Make sure to go at night to see the gardens lit up with lanterns and light shows.
See the Little Mermaid
The little mermaid is the famous landmark of the city. It is a statue sitting on a rock next to the Langelinie promenade. The sculptor Edvard Eriksen created the mermaid in 1913 as a tribute to the author Hans Christian Andersen, and it’s inspired by Andersen’s eponymous fairytale. The fairytale is about a young mermaid who fell in love with a young prince on land. She used to sit on the rocks and hoped to catch the glimpse of him it is made of bronze and granite,
Visit Christiansborg palace
If you want to see the royalty, Christiansborg palace is the right place to visit. Christiansborg boasts more than 800 years of history and now contains Denmark’s Supreme Court, the Prime Minister’s office and the Danish Parliament. Everything here is preserved to perfection. It has so many exhibits and it is beautiful.
Go to the National Museum of Denmark
If you have an interest in Danish history and culture then visit this museum. It is at ten minutes walking distance from Tivoli. The Danish history collection includes 2,000 years old sun chariot, Danish porcelain and silver, collections of antiquities and coins and Romanesque and Gothic church fittings. Here, you will also see the Prince’s Palace a Rococo building influenced by the French style of the period.
Go on a classic food tour
Go on a food tour which will take you through the history of Danish cuisine where you can visit the best local eateries in Copenhagen. Enjoy Danish apple wine and classic Danish foods like hot dogs and smørrebrød.
Climb the Round tower
Visit the top of the oldest observatory in Europe round tower, it was built in the 17th century. Walk along the spiral path, around 200 meters in length, up to the top of the 36-meter tall tower. After getting on the top enjoy views of the old part of Copenhagen, overlooking the city’s main sights and narrow streets to the seaside.