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City Guide : CopenhagenDenmark is the smallest Nordic country. The country is located at the Northern Europe between North Sea and Baltic Sea. Arising as one of the four Scandinavian countries, Kingdom of Denmark is composed of a mainland peninsula, Jutland, and 406 islands 78 of which are inhabited. The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is placed on the island of Zealend (Sealand) and partly on the island of Amager. Copenhagen has been Denmark's capital during the last 6 centuries. Having a population of about 662.000 (nearly 1.7 million people living in the Greater Copenhagen Area), the capital is the largest city of the country and Scandinavia. Copenhagen appears as the seat of the government, the national parliament and the monarchy.
Tourist AttractionsCopenhagen is a low-rise city taking approximately half an hour to travel thoroughly. Waterfronts, canal tours, parks, gardens, Royal Denmark, renting a boat to travel the city through canals, city bikes, sea forts, beautiful Copenhagen lakes and many popular sights are fantastic enough to appeal to every taste and every interest.
Old canal tours via a boat or a waterbus are the most catchy tourist attractions that you should experience by all means. While the boats show you round all parts of the old city and the most popular sights, waterbuses take you along the coasts of the two islands of Sealand (Zealand) and Amager.
Tivoli Gardens are one of the top sights of the city to travel. This amusement park established in 1843 presents an unprecedented atmosphere via its green trees, its stages for music and theater. Tivoli harbors 32 restaurants, 26 amusements, 400.000 flowers, 150 concerts and entertaining funfair.
Kronborg Castle built between 1574 and 1585 is one of the most significant north Europe castles. Holding a place on the sea in Elsinore, the fabulous castle is known from the Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Round Tower is one of the Europe's unique architectures. From the historical tower, you will experience an excellent view of the city.
Dyrehaven located 10 km north of Copenhagen is on of the most splendid natural areas in Denmark. It is the world's oldest amusement park. Great deals of Danes make incursions into the park for recreation.
Nationalmuseet (National Museum) is the major exhibition of Danish cultural history. From ancient times to the present day, you will witness everything with regard to the Danish history and culture.
Also, a plenty of Royal sights are among the prettiest attractions of the city. Statues, monuments, palaces and more will give you the chance of witnessing the Royal facet of Copenhagen.
Culture & Entertainment
Copenhagen is admired as one of the best cities to live in as a mark of the Welfare State name of Denmark. Theater, ballet, opera, music, classic music, films, art, design, festivals, fairs and a lot more constitute the cultural wealth of Copenhagen.
The innovative design and art of the city is famous all over the world. Danish Design Center located at the center of the city has a collection comprising the best examples of Danish design. Ceramic, lamps, architecture, furniture, in a phrase, the Danish know how is present at the center. You can experience all the modern and fine arts peculiar to Denmark at Louisiana and National Museums.
Copenhagen Jazz Festival is a popular cultural event annually held. The Copenhagen Opera House is one of the most modern opera houses available in the world. There are two stages of the house. The main stage is for big performances while the other one is for smaller and experimental performances.
Classical music is one of the integral parts of Copenhagen and Denmark culture. A plenty of concert halls, venues, churches and other places are present at the city. Composers, solo performances and symphonic orchestras will present the best classic music examples to your taste. Tivoli Concert Hall at Vesterbrogade, Royal Danish Academy of Music at Niels Brocksgade and DR Concert Hall at Rosenorns Alle are just a few examples of classical music places.
A great variety of activities and entertainment facilities are existed in Copenhagen. Parks and gardens, beaches, city and canal tours, nightlife, sports activities (jogging, angling, aqua domes, boat and kayak hire, marinas...), in brief, whatever is in your mind on behalf of fun and amusement are offered by the city.
During the 24 hours of a day, you will witness parties in the city. Nightlife is versatile and long till the early hours of the morning. At any corner of the city, at least one cafe or bar is available.
Food & DrinkIn the trendy and versatile social and daily life of Copenhagen, it is guaranteed by the city to offer more than one place to your liking and preference. Lots of cafes, restaurants, pubs and different kinds of eateries serve from the local cuisine and the world's kitchen. You should anyhow taste Danish delicacies such as smorrebrod (buttered bread, open-faced sandwich), polster (hot dogs), frikadeller (meatball) accompanied with a cold beer.
You will encounter a great deal of restaurants at every part of the city offering open-faced sandwiches, the main delicacy of the city.
ShoppingEvery kind of street shopping, department stores, shopping malls, specialty stores and boutiques are present at Copenhagen. Plenty of goods, souvenirs, jewellery, silverworks, Scandinavian furnitures and a lot more are available in the city for your curiosity. Stroget, the Copenhagen's main pedestrian shopping street, is the symbol of shopping in the city. From worldwide famous brands to unique neighborhood shops, a great range of alternatives are found here. Especially, shops selling interior design goods will allure you. You should visit Stroget, the connection between the west and the east of Copenhagen, to rise the occasion of a complete shopping in Copenhagen.
Kobenhavn K is one of the fundamental parts of the city in the sense that it is home to significant shops from the city's shopping world.
Ticket Sales Offices : Copenhagen
|THY Sales Office - Copenhagen|
|Address||Copenhagen Airport, Terminal 2, 2700 Kastrup|
+45 3338 0849
7/24 Call Center 33 14 40 55
|Fax||+45 3314 6727|
09:00 – 16:30 (Every day)
|Address||NordicGSA ApS Denmark - Kystvejen 32 - 2770 Kastrup, Denmark|
|Phone||+45 32 500 126|
Copenhagen : Airport Information
Address : Copenhagen Airport A/S, Lufthavnsboulevarden 6, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark Phone : +45 3231 3231
Copenhagen : Airport Map Information
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|Monetary Unit||:||Danish krone|