As one of the most-loved and visited cities in Europe, Copenhagen has a character of its own. Once a nice fishing village, this is now a thriving commercial center. Did you know that Copenhagen is referred as the happiest city in the world? If you are on your first visit to the capital of Denmark, we recommend that you check some of these points of attraction and things to do!
- Start with the Little Mermaid. Many boating tours do include the Little Mermaid as a stopover, but it also feels better from the land. Visitors often feel underwhelmed by the simple sculpture, but we recommend that you make time.
- Don’t miss Tivoli Gardens. You cannot come to Copenhagen and miss Tivoli Gardens, which is one of the best theme parks in the world and is considered to be an inspiration behind Disney World. By the way, the roller coaster here is historic and worth a ride.
- Go to Peruse Nyhavn Harbor. If you want to experience the waterways in this city, you must make time for Peruse Nyhavn Harbor. Organized boat tours make way for amazing photography, and yes, do note that dining and eating here can be expensive.
- Head to Rosenborg Castle. Denmark has many castles, but nothing beats the Rosenborg Castle, which is located bang in Copenhagen. There is so much to learn about the history of the country here.
- Shop at Strøget. Strøget is counted as the biggest shopping area of the Copenhagen, and if you are into retail shopping, you will find quite a few good deals here. The experience is unlike anything in Europe.
Also, worth mentioning is Blågårdsgade (ideal for nightlife and live music) and Den Blå Planet (one of the best aquariums in the world).
Where to stay?
While there are plenty of hotels in this city, we recommend that you opt to stay hotel apartments Copenhagen. Fret not, there’s something for every kind of requirement, from modest one-bedroom apartments to penthouses with extended sea views. The best ones are located in Østerbro or East Copenhagen, and you can book online, which is a big plus. If you book your rooms in advance, you are likely to get a great deal.
Much like Amsterdam, you can get around Copenhagen on a cycle, and the experience is amazing. The city has a good rail network and metro system in place, which allows you to travel within the shortest time. If you want a more guided tour, check for bus services that take you from one attraction to another. Copenhagen is also famed for its waterways, and in some areas, you are allowed to enjoy kayaking, as well. Exploring the city via the waterways is a good idea, and you can opt for DFDS Canal Tours, which are worth the price paid.
What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head straight to Copenhagen – this city promises more than just a regular visit. Try some shopping, and don’t miss enjoying the gastronomical experience, best enjoyed at Papirøen (Paper Island).