Attractions in Copenhagen
Denmark's capital is far from boring. It offers the energy of a big city along with charming streets, green spaces, and harbor baths. Copenhagen has it all, but with so many options, what should you choose? These pages provide insights into what the magnificent capital has to offer.
Your experience, of course, depends on your personal interests and the nature of your visit, whether it's a family holiday, a romantic getaway, or a trip with friends, each offering a unique way to explore and enjoy Copenhagen as a tourist. Thankfully, there's something for everyone. We've crafted this Copenhagen universe, constantly updating and expanding it as local experts announce new initiatives and attractions in Copenhagen. We're here to guide you to areas with their own special vibes – in music, culture, and cuisine.
Experience the different neighborhoods of Copenhagen
The city, today, is a mix of exciting, modern architecture and older landmarks such as Børsen, which Christian IV commissioned in the 17th century. In Copenhagen, you can experience the charm of the old narrow cobblestone streets and groundbreaking new architecture; all of which contribute to making the city dynamic and interesting.
Copenhagen consists of several distinct neighborhoods, each with its own character. Nørrebro and Vesterbro are the city's trendiest neighborhoods, offering plenty of modern design shops, trendy cafes, and bars. Østerbro and Frederiksberg are both green neighborhoods, offering many good restaurants. Christianshavn is nostalgic and romantic with its old timbered houses, cobblestone streets, and canals slicing through the city. The inner city is Copenhagen's oldest core, and it's here you'll find the most famous attractions in Copenhagen.
Tourist in Copenhagen's green oases
Kongens Have and Øster Anlæg are just two of the many peaceful and popular retreats in Copenhagen. Every summer, people flock to these parks to sunbathe, play games, or enjoy their packed lunches.
Famous attractions in Copenhagen
One of the most famous sights in Copenhagen is Amalienborg, the main residence of the Danish royal family and one of Denmark's most renowned buildings. The palace square is open to all, and every day at 12 noon, you can witness the changing of the Royal Guard. From Amalienborg, there are views of the harbor, the Marble Church, and the new opera house designed by Henning Larsen. Another classic attraction in Copenhagen is the Round Tower – originally a star observatory built by Christian IV in 1642. Today, the tower is open to all and offers a beautiful view of the city. The Round Tower is located in the middle of Strøget, Copenhagen's largest shopping street, packed with stores catering to every taste. So if you're a tourist in Copenhagen for a day or two, here's a perfect opportunity to plan a trip filled with the most famous attractions.
Tourist in Copenhagen with the Copenhagen Card
While we don't sell the advantageous Copenhagen Card, this page offers more information on how the card can enhance your tourist experience by providing access to many of Copenhagen's popular attractions. The card can be purchased on the Copenhagen Card’s own website, where you can also find further inspiration for what to see on your next tourist trip to Copenhagen.
Tourist packages: Hotel and entrance
To make your vacation even more convenient, we have a variety of special hotel packages, which include accommodation and entrance to one of these activities and attractions in Copenhagen:
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71 Nyhavn Hotel
A hotel with understated elegance and a superb location at Nyhavn in Copenhagen. For 200 years, Nyhavn 71 has been located between the foamy sprays from the harbour and life along the Nyhavn Canal.
A charming and stylish hotel in scenic surroundings.
An elegant design hotel with a superb location at Copenhagen’s waterfront.
Nordic light and discreet luxury at the waterfront.
Atmosphere and elegance in the centre of Copenhagen – close to attractions and shopping.
Steel House Copenhagen
As a guest staying at the New Yorker-inspired Steel House Copenhagen, you will experience brand new standards in contemporary city hostels. You will encounter minimalist lines and designs in a balanced fusion of raw elements, a rustic interior and soft textures.
Wakeup Copenhagen, Bernstorffsgade
Cool and modern budget hotel in Copenhagen – close to Tivoli Gardens, the central station and the cool city area of Vesterbro.
Wakeup Copenhagen, Borgergade
Cool and modern budget hotel in Copenhagen – close to attractions and shopping in the chic part of the city.
Wakeup Aarhus, Bruunsgade
Cool and modern budget hotel in Aarhus – close to shopping and the central station.
Wakeup Copenhagen, Carsten Niebuhrs Gade
Cool and modern budget hotel in Copenhagen – close to the Tivoli Gardens and Tivoli Congress Center.
A trendy and sophisticated design hotel at the City Hall Square in Copenhagen.
Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center
A stylish and spectacular hotel with luxury facilities.
A fusion of tradition, innovation and an international atmosphere in the heart of Copenhagen.
Next House Copenhagen
Next House Copenhagen is located just a stone's throw from Central Station, Tivoli and Copenhagen's waterfront and is the city's new luxury hostel.