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Copenhagen is an old city with historic buildings, royal castles, beautiful parks and harbours, and plenty of attractions and activities to keep even the most eager tourist busy. The city centre is characterized by charming architecture and narrow curving streets. But within recent years Copenhagen has supplemented its architectural heritage with new, world-class architecture. It is easy to explore the city and get around, and many sights are within walking distance from one another. You can always catch a bus, metro to get around or rent a bike and travel the Danish way.

Visit Carlsberg – The Copenhagen Exbeerience

Visit Carlsberg is a must-see when you are visiting Copenhagen. Visit a legendary landmark where you can use and indulge your senses. Smell the ingredients, see beautiful architecture, taste world-famous Danish beer in many styles, and get a feeling of what Carlsberg is all about. Enjoy your lunch in our “hyggelig” Jacobsen Brewhouse & Bar visit our large new Brand Store. It is just 20 minutes from the City Hall Square.
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Royal & Historic Copenhagen

The royal and historic Copenhagen.

Copenhagen - Green & Bikes

Green areas and bikes in Copenhagen.

The David Collection

Experience an atmospheric museum with elegant 19th-century interiors, fine collections of furniture, porcelain and silver, and work by renowned Danish painters, from Jens Juel and Christen Købke to the internationally acclaimed, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Then, enter a completely different cultural sphere through one of the world’s largest collections of Islamic art. The museum is located in the center of Copenhagen, across from the King’s Gardens. Admission is free.
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Nyhavn

This iconic postcard-ready sight is somewhat of an sudden splash of color, and a definite must-visit when in town. Stroll along the harbor and sit down for an evening drink in one of the many enticing establishments, most of which offer heating and blankets to make for a cozy time even at low temperatures.
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Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens combines the best of both worlds: home to multiple roller coaster rides that will easily keep adventure-seekers occupied for at least a day, it is simultaneously a great location for a relaxing stroll among the beautiful gardens and public spaces. Christmas and Halloween are great times to visit - Tivoli goes all out on the decor, which will surely help you catch the holiday spirit.
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Christiania

This city within a city is a self-proclaimed autonomous community, home to about 800 permanent residents who took over this abandoned military complex in 1971. The “freetown” they created was controversial at first, but with its heavy emphasis on tolerance, community and ecology it eventually gained recognition from the government and has since endured as a “social experiment.” The infamous “Pusher Street” can be a little intimidating, but beyond it lie the homes and gardens of the alternative and free-thinking residents.
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The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue)

The Little Mermaid has become Copenhagen's most recognizable symbol, and visiting to snap a quick shot is certainly worth the detour from the city's core. This commemoration of Andersen's genius is conveniently located right next to the historic fortress of Kastellet, so make sure to walk through the green star-shaped area on your way back.
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Danish Architecture Centre

Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) is Denmark’s leading exhibition venue for new architecture and urban development located in an old warehouse by the waterfront. DAC is offering changing exhibitions, talks, debates and cultural events. Enjoy lunch in the café and visit the bookshop with the finest selection of books on architecture and design.
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Statens Museum for Kunst (The National Gallery)

Statens Museum for Kunst, the Danish national gallery, is the only place in Denmark that features 700 years of Western art and cultural history under one roof. Consequently a visit to the museum means an artistic encounter between classical, modern and contemporary art, just as the museum building in itself represents a fusion of new and old. In addition to the permanent exhibition the museum is also highly capable of delivering temporary exhibitions of international quality and outlook.
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Paleis Christiansborg (Christiansborg Slot)

Whether you choose to go inside for the tour or opt for just walking around the area, this palace is worth a visit even if only to go up the tower to the observation deck and take in the panoramic view of the city. There is an elevator all the way to the top and admission to the deck is free.
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