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Happiest People in the World! That’s Denmark. And no more so than in Copenhagen. The Danish capital’s cool, laid-back lifestyle blends in perfectly with 1000-years of history, and innovative architecture and design mixes in serenely with royal castles and historic buildings. Explore the legacy at the Royal Castles, such as the renaissance beauty of Rosenborg Castle to the architectural splendor of Amalienborg Castle, or venture into the exuberant neighborhoods of Nørrebro or the Meatpacking District with their multitude of restaurants, cafes and unique boutiques.
Shopping in Denmark is unparalleled, from new modern to world-renowned designers, and Strøget, offers up a rainbow of avant-garde and traditional boutiques alongside cafe life. Foodies can indulge in fine dining from Michelin starred restaurants to traditional Danish restaurants. When in Copenhagen do as the Copenhageners, jump on a bike and discover the city on two wheels.
Did you know?
- Denmark continuously comes out on top of the “Happiest Nation on Earth” index – we are not surprised.
- Copenhagen is home to one of the smallest hotels in the world; Central Hotel & Café, consisting of just one room. Make sure to make reservations early!
- Denmark has not just one, but three mermaid sculptures. The Hans Christian Andersen version, the modern version ”Han”, and the “Genetically Modified Little Mermaid”.
- Where do all the King’s statues retire to? The Lapidarium of Kings of course. Located in the King Christian IV’s Brewhouse, more than 300 statues and sculptures dating back to 1608 are on display.
- The Hans Christian Andersen Attic! Located in the Magasin du Nord department store, the famed story teller lived in the room from 1827-28 while studying for his final exams.
- Copenhagen is home to a total of 22 Michelin starred restaurants, the most in Scandinavia. The restaurant noma, has been named World’s best restaurant a total of 4 times.
- The Danish love of good food and music lead to “The Standard” on the water front. The brain child of Claus Meyer and jazz musician Niels Lan Doky includes three restaurants, two bars and a jazz club.
- 50% of all trips to work or educational institutions in Copenhagen are by bike. So hop on Bike!
- The Circle Bridge and Snake Bridge are beautiful shortcuts created for bicycles in Copenhagen, making it more attractive to ride the bike to work and leave the car at home.
What to Explore
Tivoli Gardens, is not only the world’s oldest amusement parks, but is also rumored to be Walt Disney’s inspiration for the other very famous park. A family-friendly attraction with its rides, gourmet dining, concerts and more the Gardens is also a favorite of Danes and Copenhageners.
The World’s Most Liveable city is made up of a number of districts and neighboorhods. From the architectural Amager with its beaches to the eclectic Nørrebro with its multi-cultural vibe to Østerbro where the Little Mermaid sits on her rock, or the chic Frederiksberg. Even better everything is within walking or biking distance.
Shopping and fashion
Vintage shops, trendy and avant-garde designers, quaint boutiques and well-known designers. It’s all in Copenhagen. From Strøget, northern Europe’s longest shopping street, to vintage shops, trendy and avant-garde designers, quaint boutiques and well-know designers. It’s all in Copenhagen waiting for you.
No visit is complete to Copenhagen without a visit to one of the many royal castle in Copenhagen. Amalienborg is home to the Queen of Denmark, and the daily changing of the guards is a sight to behold. The former summer residence Rosenborg is home to the Queens regalia and crown jewelry. North of the City the renaissance castle Frederiksborg is a must see, together with Kronborg aka Hamlet’s castle.
Culinary experiences – beyond noma
Copenhagen is booming with great restaurants serving up New Nordic Cuisine, and ‘little brothers’ of the their Michelin awarded ‘big brothers’ are popping up, such as ‘PONY’, ‘108’ and ‘No.2’. Try the fabled Danish open-faced sandwich ‘smørrebrød’ – it’s a stable of the Danish kitchen.
Design and architecture
Timeless, minimalistic, functional and edgy – that’s Danish design on all fronts. Explore and live the Danish design lifestyle at hotels, restaurants, shops and more while visiting the Capital city.
On the water
Check out Copenhagen from the waterside! Opt for a guided Canal Tour while taking in all the sites, or venture out on your own. Rent a Go Boat solar powered boat and make it a lunch tour.
Things to do on a rainy day
We all prefer blue skies and sunny days, but we have gathered a number of things to do on a wet day in Copenhagen. We have you covered!
Denmark is a treasure-trove of eco-friendly experiences and home of the world’s most visionary climate policies, so If you enjoy the benefits of organic food, appreciate a good night’s sleep in an eco-certified hotel and have a soft spot for sustainable transportation like cycling or electric busses, then look no further.