What to see and do in Wonderful Copenhagen – and how to get there
Trendy Scandinavian culture, historic sights and world-famous New Nordic cuisine await you in Copenhagen! Hailed as “Wonderful Copenhagen,” the capital city of Denmark is ready to wow you with sophisticated design and architecture, excellent museums and art exhibitions, romantic palaces and castles, great shopping and a culinary scene that’s making Copenhagen one of the most craved-for foodie destinations in the world.
How to get to Copenhagen? Fly with SAS! SAS offers more flights to Copenhagen than any other airline along with competitive ticket prices, a superior level of service, outstanding comfort, and a proven track record of punctual arrivals.
With the Øresund Bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden, Copenhagen Kastrup (CPH) is also the most convenient airport for a sojourn to the charming Swedish city of Malmö and southern Sweden.
History and art in royal Copenhagen
A proud royal city, Copenhagen boasts many regal sights for visitors to enjoy. Every day at noon, you can watch the festive changing of the guard for free at Amalienborg Palace, the winter residence of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and her family, located right in the city center. Within easy walking distance, you’ll find the enchanting moated Rosenborg Castle exhibiting the Danish crown jewels and other royal treasures. The distinctive Round Tower, a 17th century observatory, is conveniently situated off what is now one of the world’s longest pedestrian shopping areas.
Other great Copenhagen city attractions for history and art buffs include the National Museum of Denmark, Museum of Copenhagen, Workers’ Museum, Danish Jewish Museum, Danish National Gallery and many other museums and art galleries. A short drive or train ride from the city center, you can enjoy another range of major attractions, including Kronborg Castle (famous as the fictional setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet), Frederiksborg Palace, the Viking Ship Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Arken Museum of Modern Art.
Cool modern design in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is also the ultimate place to visit if you like modern design. In hotels, restaurants, cafés, shops and public squares, you can enjoy that special Scandinavian combination of beauty, simplicity and functionality that first propelled Danish design to world fame in the early 1950s. You can explore classic Danish Modern structures as well as the most current trends in design and architecture and shop for stylish souvenirs at the Danish Design Centre, Designmuseum Denmark and the Danish Architecture Centre.
Culinary Copenhagen: Enjoy!
Home to the world’s best restaurant and awarded more Michelin restaurant stars than any other Scandinavian city, Copenhagen has in recent years become an international culinary frontrunner attracting both headlines and delighting foodies. From high-end New Nordic restaurants to organic hotdog stands and traditional Danish luncheon restaurants to the city’s new indoor gourmet market, Copenhagen’s cuisine is enough of an attraction alone to make the city worth visiting.
After a scrumptious meal, have fun at the historical and fairytale-like Tivoli Gardens amusement park, enjoy a relaxing canal boat tour or jump on a free loaner bicycle to explore Copenhagen’s many sights at your own pace.
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