Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Copenhagen

copenhagen Jun 12, 2021

Copenhagen is the beautiful Danish capital and the most populous city in Denmark. It is the 8th most livable city in the world in 2019 according to Mercer’s quality of living city ranking and it is known as the city of fairytales. Canals, beautiful architecture, food, and more makes Copenhagen an attractive city to visit. Let’s look at the Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Copenhagen.

Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens is an amusement park and was founded in 1843 by Hans Christian Andersen who is well-known for his fairytales. It is the third oldest operating amusement park in the world and Walt Disney was impressed by it to create Disneyland. It is in the city center and a good place to relax and enjoy the rides when you visit Copenhagen.

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Amalienborg Palace

Denmark is a kingdom and Amalienborg Palace is the home of the Danish royal family. It was constructed in 1760 and the royal family still resides in it. If you are a history and architecture enthusiast, it is the right place for you.

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Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle was built in 1606 as a summer house and the Dutch Renaissance style was used. Important royal objects and the king's private rooms can be seen and the historic atmosphere can be felt. The castle with its colorful gardens should be visited.

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Nyhavn is a historic port and an entertainment district now. It was built in the 17th century. Colorful renovated buildings, restaurants, cafes, and bars make it more attractive. You can take a canal tour or walk by the water and enjoy the city.

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The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid is the most famous statue in Copenhagen and it is known worldwide. It was made in 1913 through inspiration by Hans Christian Andersen’s mermaid fairytale and given as a gift to the city of Copenhagen. It is a good spot for everyone, especially for art lovers.

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