DENMARK

Denmark essentials

Tivoli

Tivoli

Location: Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen

This famous amusement park complex is always a cheerful hallmark of Copenhagen.Its four roller-coasters, aquarium and Ballongyngen-Ferris wheel are just a few highlights the amusement park has to offer and make it the ideal destination for the whole family. The park also includes a hotel.

 

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2.Flemming-christiansen

Christiania

Location: Christianshavn, Copenhagen

This autonomic area at the heart of Copenhagen is a must-see destination for a liberal and wide-eyed traveler. There are 34 hectares of the former military over a wide area of about 850 inhabitants, representing a wide range of alternative crowd. It was closed for a short time to tourists in April 2011 due to discussions on the future of the region, but is now open again. The area itself is a work of art with murals and gardens, but one of its finest attractions is the Den grå hall building, formerly a riding stable with specific bohlendach-style roofs and currently serving as a concert house.

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Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace

Location: Amalienborg Slotsplads 5, Copenhagen

This wonderful Rococo palace complex was built in the 1700s and consists of 4 buildings: Christian VII’s Palace (guest house), Christian VII’s Palace, Frederik VIII’s Palace and Christian IX’s Palace, which is the Danish royal family’s winter home. Christian VII’s palace is a museum, which will introduce visitors to the royal Danish way of life over the centuries.

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Kronborg-Castle

Kronborg Castle (UNESCO)

Location: Kronborg 2C, Elsinore. Train service from Copenhagen to Helsingør, the ferry connection from Helsingborg.

Immortalized as Elsinore in Shakespeare’s Hamlet as Elsinore, this Renaissance-style building is the most important sights in the Nordic countries and has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 2000. The building comprises of royal living quarters, a dance hall, a small hall, which is famous for wallpapering and a small chapel.

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Lyngby Open Museum

Lyngby Open-air museum

Location: Kongevejen 100, Lyngby, the municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk. S-train operates from Copenhagen to Lyngby.

The Lyngby Open-air museum, opened in the year 1897 is one of the oldest in the world and consists of 100 original buildings built in the timeline 1650 – 1950, collected from around Denmark and rebuilt in the museum area, except the windmill, which is in its original position. The museum displays various buildings including mills, smithies and farms as well as the life of the past centuries and social circumstances expanding from the mansion luxury to the everyday life of poorhouse. Excellent attraction for families in the neighborhood of Copenhagen. Opening hours

 

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Ribe

Ribe

Location: Esbjerg, the area of Syddanmark. On the railway line Tønder – Esbjerg.

Ribe is the former capital of Denmark and the oldest city of the country as well as the historical center of South Jutland. There is about 8200 inhabitants. The most significant attractions of Ribe are the Old Town consisting of fascinating narrow lanes, Viking Center and Our lady Maria Cathedral built in Romanesque style. Ribe is a part of the beautiful countryside of the Jutland peninsula and one of the most important attractions for those who like old urban environment.

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Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Location: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen

The collection of this art museum in Copenhagen consists of the private art collection of Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914), who was the son of the founder of the popular Carlsberg Brewery. Glyptotek displays mainly the sculpture art from the Mediterranean area dating from the Antique period, but also masterpieces of modern sculptors. There is, for example, the largest collection of Auguste Rodin outside France. Also quite a large collection of impressionistic and postimpressionistic visual arts and works from the Danish Golden Age are displayed. With the collection of over 10 000 works, Glyptotek is exactly the right place for those seeking for culture.

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Den-Blå-Planet

Den Blå Planet

Location: Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, the suburb of Kastrup, Copenhagen

The Aquarium complex of Den Blå Planet divides into 8 parts and displays 53 different aquariums and underwater installations. There the visitor can admire piranhas of Amazon, octopuses, blind fishes, a cave full of electric eels and fascinating sea otters. From the store of the aquarium it is possible to buy souvenirs. An attraction for the whole family. Opening hours

Roskilde

Roskilde

Location: The area of Sjælland, 30 kilometres south from Copenhagen. Train connection from Copenhagen.

The fascinating university city of Roskilde is the home for 49 000 inhabitants and the cultural heart of the Sjælland island. It is very popular from the gothic cathedral built in the 12th and 13th centuries, in which 39 monarchs of Denmark has been buried, and from the annual rock festival, which is the largest in the Nordic countries.

Also the museum concentrated on Vikings and displaying, for example, a wreck of an old viking ship dating from the 11th century, is an excellent attraction.

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Stroget

Strøget

Location: Copenhagen

Strøget is a car-free pedestrian zone in the heart of Copenhagen. There you can visit the stores selling luxury products. One of them is, for example, the direct sales store of the Royal Porcelain Factory. A relaxing shopping street in the middle of the heartbeat of the lively capital.

 

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