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The Blue Planet in Copenhagen

Get an incredible insight into life under the sea during your Easter holiday at the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet. An experience for family members of all ages


Life under the sea has always impressed and fascinated people around the world. Close to the sea in Kastrup, Copenhagen, you will find the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet. A mecca for people who love fish, colours and the beautiful animal and plant life that has evolved over the years in the many lakes and oceans of the world.


The largest aquarium in Northern Europe

If you want to explore all of it, you will have to devote more than a couple of hours at the National Aquarium. With several thousand animals and unique plants in their various aquariums, that contain seven million liters of water, you can easily spend an entire day at the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet.

In fact, the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe’s largest aquarium, and its manifold representation of species from all over the world makes it a unique attraction for Danes and tourists. 


Easter holiday at the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet

The National Aquarium has its own group of researchers who search for new knowledge about the sea, each day. Therefore, the aquarium is always abreast of the latest knowledge and research about the exciting world under the sea. The evolution of the fish and plant life is very important for the human being, why the research is not limited to finding new, funny and beautiful fish, but just as importantly about following the evolution.

Learn about the mysteries of the sea in the Easter holiday
Their research is continuously presented at the fantastic aquarium in Copenhagen, so that you and your family will have the opportunity to learn something new, whether you choose to visit during your Easter holiday 2018 or at any other time. 


Beautiful nature and close to Copenhagen

Few capitals are located at the coast, why the National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet in Copenhagen is very special due to its location so close to natural surroundings.

After the trip, you can enjoy the beautiful view of Øresund and grab some food or drinks from the restaurant ‘ØST’. 


Prices and opening hours

Opening hours: The National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet opens every day at 10am and closes at 5pm except on Mondays when they have extra-long opening hours until 9pm.

Prices: It costs DKK 170 for a one-day ticket to the National Aquarium, and it costs DKK 95 for children at the age 3-11 years. Children under 3 years get free admission. Buy your tickets online for a faster entrance in case there is a queue at the ticket window.

Note: The National Aquarium Denmark – Den Blå Planet has introduced a number of discounts, which you will find on the website under ‘prices and opening hours’.

Kindly check the website of The National Aquarium Denmark for updates on changes in opening hours and prices.

Practical information: There are good changing facilities, parking facilities and other facilities for families on a trip. All details may be found on their website.

Include the trip with your short Easter holiday in Copenhagen. There are plenty of hotels within all price categories, so it will be easy for you to find something that matches your needs.

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