Checking out Copenhagen

25 February 2013

Denmark’s Copenhagen is famous for being one of the most liveable and environmentally friendly cities in the world.  Boasting a harbour so clean you can swim in it, the city is also known for its beautiful architecture and a big list of things you won’t want to miss.  Here is you’re guide to Copenhagen!

 

Copenhagen Copenhagen

Trivoli Gardens opened in 1843 and is one of Europe’s oldest amusement parks.  A great place to dine out and people watch, Trivoli features roller coasters  a perfectly manicured 21 acre park, a concert hall and numerous restaurants.  By day enjoy the excitement of the park with its many rides and activities or explore the gardens with its stunning display of flora and fauna. Come nightfall find yourself marvelling at the thousands of lights sparkling in the trees and enjoy a quite dinner at one of the parks café’s or restaurants. This magnificent and imaginative park is a must see.

 

Next, check out postcard perfect Nyhavn with its colourful canal front houses.  This 17th century waterfront district was originally a busy commercial port.  Today, it is known for its nightlife and historic wooden ships at the Veteran Ship and Museum Harbour.   Stop in for a drink and enjoy the canal from the patio of a pub or take a canal tour and experience the city from the water.  If you’re on a budget, buy a beer from one of the local stores and relax at the quayside.

 

From Nyhavn get a real feel for the city with a stroll along the world’s longest pedestrian street: Stroget.  Located in the heart of the city, visitors can admire stunning architecture and window shop at hundreds of stores from Versace to Lego.  On a clear day stop at the Round Tower.

Cophenhage, Denmark, Round Tower, Europe, Museum Harbour, Trivoli Gardens.  As Europe’s oldest functioning observatory, the tower allows for panoramic views of the old part of the city from an outdoor platform. From beautiful architecture rich with history to unique neighbourhoods and bustling streets, Denmark’s Copenhagen is a must visit for all European vacationers.

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