Open, easygoing, and loveable, Copenhagen is a city designed for people.
As a true pocket-sized metropolis, Copenhagen is packed with buzzing and trendy neighborhoods, green parks, inner city canals, and a wealth of activities which are all within walking distance of each other.
- Tivoli Gardens
- Nyhavn Harbor
- Kastellet & The Little Mermaid
- Christiansborg Palace
- Den Bla Planet (National Aquarium Denmark)
- Bakken: The World's Oldest Amusement Park
- The Round Tower
- The Botanical Garden
- Copenhagen Zoo
- Amalienborg Palace
- Strøget Shopping Mile
- Rosenborg Castle
- National Museum of Denmark
- Town Hall Square
Kobenhavn H, also known as the Copenhagen Central Station, is not only the main station in Copenhagen but also the largest station in Denmark. It is located in central Copenhagen, situated between the districts of Indre By and Vesterbro with many entrances, one being from Bernstorffsgade (at Tivoli Gardens).
The main concourse also functions as a marketplace where fresh fruit sellers, newsstands, a post office, ATMs, currency exchanges, hamburgers, coffee shops, restaurants, and pubs can all be found.
- Halifax | Cuisine – American (Vegetarian friendly) | Price range - $$ to $$$
- H Table | Cuisine - Chinese | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Restaurant Grøften | Cuisine - European/Scandinavian /Danish | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Tivoli Food Hall | Cuisine - Quick bites | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Feed Bistro | Cuisine - Scandinavian | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Poonchai Thai Restaurant | Cuisine - Thai (Vegetarian friendly) | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Restaurant Tight | Cuisine - Scandinavian | Price range - $$ to $$$
- The Midwestern Diner | Cuisine - American | Price range - $$
This is the heart of the old town of Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues, and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor.
On the south side, it borders the narrow Slotsholmens Canal while the north side is lined by a row of brightly coloured houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. Across the canal, Thorvaldsens Museum and Christiansborg Palace are seen on the island of Slotsholmen.
- Krogs Fiskrestaurang | Cuisine: Seafood | Price range: $$$ to $$$$
- Pizzeria Luca | Cuisine - Italian | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Restaurant Tight | Cuisine - Barbecue (Vegetarian friendly) | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Skagen Fiskerestaurant Illum Rooftop | Cuisine - Seafood/Scandinavian | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Ved Stranden 10 | Cuisine - European/Wine bar | Price range - $$ to $$$
- SPIS | Cuisine - Bar/European (Vegetarian friendly) | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Marv & Ben | Cuisine - Danish | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Restaurant Maven | Cuisine – European, Danish & Scandinavian | Price range - $$ to $$$
ørreport Station is the busiest train station in Denmark, with more than 250,000 people passing through it daily.
It is located in the center of the city in the district of Indre By, northwest of the historic city center of Copenhagen.
- GRØD Torvehallerne | Cuisine – Quick bites | Price range - $
- Sushi Lovers Torvehallerne | Cuisine – Japanese/Sushi | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Zahida | Cuisine - Indian/Grill/Fusion | Price range - $$ to $$$
- Ricemarket | Cuisine - Thai and Vietnamese | Price range - $$ to $$$
- La Rocca | Cuisine - Italian | Price range - $$
- Keyser Social | Cuisine – Asian/Thai/Fusion | Price range - $$$$
Rich in history and culture
Copenhagen oozes history and effortlessly combines old and new. Across the city, bold urban planning and architectural masterpieces are shooting up alongside Copenhagen’s historic buildings and palaces. From the colorful buildings of Nyhavn canal area and the Royal Palace to the charming local neighborhoods and trendy urban spaces.
With 23 Michelin stars across 14 restaurants Copenhagen is the perfect place to get closer to world-class cuisine. Also, home to the New Nordic cuisine, it has earned quite a reputation as a culinary hotspot. With a constantly evolving restaurant scene that caters to all tastes and budgets, you’re never far from great dining experiences in Copenhagen. Try local produce that will blow your taste buds away.
Copenhagen is a frontrunner when it comes to implementing sustainable solutions. With an aim of being the first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025. Organic restaurants, sustainable hotels, and green urban spaces - the focus and commitment on the environment and sustainability can be seen everywhere in the city – look out for the wind turbines near the airport. Praised for creating sustainable solutions that work, Copenhagen is among 25 destinations around the world that National Geographic believes will inspire us in the year ahead.
The city is best explored on two wheels. It's the best bike city in the world, with more than 60% of its local commute done via bike every day.
The danish lifestyle
Copenhageners are known for their relaxed lifestyle and easy-going attitude. They treasure their free time and generally enjoy a great work/life balance. The concept of ‘hygge’ is an integral part of the Danish lifestyle. ‘Hygge’ means coziness and that’s exactly what the Danish way of living is about. Whether you eat at a local restaurant or go to one of the many cool cafes, you’re always close to experiencing “hygge” in Copenhagen.