Top 10 sights to see in Copenhagen

Top 10 sights to see in Copenhagen

Here are the top 10 sights that you should see if you ever visit Copenhagen.

Copenhagen is a reasonably quite city if you’re comparing it to some of the biggest cities in the world, but it really is a quaint one, and is well worth the visit! I must say it’s nice to wander through the capital of Denmark where everything’s so peaceful, and there isn’t constant traffic everywhere you go! Although if you do visit here during the autumn/winter time you might want to take your scarf with you! Anyhow here are the top 10 things to see on your trip to Copenhagen!

10. The Black Diamond


This building is best viewed while you’re on a boat, as this way you’ll be able to capture the great architecture at its best! Plus when you do go to see this building make sure it’s a sunny day, otherwise you won’t be able to get a glimpse of spectacular shimmers that give the building its name.

9. Church of Our Saviour Copenhagen


This church is a hotspot in Copenhagen, not only is there brilliant architecture all over this building, but you can also go all the way to the top of the spiralled tower, and see the city from up high! Although you will have to walk up 400 steps that are outside, so make sure you’re not scared of heights before you do this!

8. Rundetårn


Originally built as an astrological observatory back in the 17th century, ever since it was first built it has been a famous icon of Copenhagen city. Not only is the view spectacular from the top of here, but you can also take a guided tour around the grounds while you’re there too!

7. Carlsberg Museum


Everyone knows that Copenhagen is the home of Carslberg, so while you’re on your trip there you really need to take a visit to Carlsberg! Not only will you learn all the history of the well-known beer, but you may also get to try a few tasters!

6. The National Museum of Denmark


This is the biggest museum in Denmark that you’ll ever see, and it’s the best one to visit too! It’s not just one museum when you enter; there are a whole variety of ones that you can visit once you’re inside, so it really is worth the money and your time.

5. Christianshavn


If you want to go to one of the more colourful places in Denamrk then Christianhavn is certainly one of the best places to go! Not only do they have a whole variety of picturesque houses, but also it’s where the Freetown Christiania is. This location was taken over by hippies during the 70’s, and it really is a must see, so you can explore a whole different culture within the city.

4. Rosenborg Castle


If you want to see some of Copenhagen’s best treasures then you need to take a trip to the only castle in the city. Not only will it feel like you’re stepping through to a different century, but you’ll also get to see the royal jewels of Denmark.

3. Tivoli Gardens


If you’re looking to have some fun while you’re in Copenhagen then Tivoli Gardens if the place for you to go, and it’s one of Copenhagen’s main attractions! This theme park is central to the city, and you really will be in for a treat if you visit here.

2. Christiansborg Palace


If you’re into politics or the Danish Government then you won’t want to miss a trip to Christiansborg Palace! This building really is one of the biggest historical landmarks in Copenhagen, and was built in 1733, so if you want to see some on the city’s history, then you need to take a trip here!

1. The Little Mermaid


This is one of Copenhagen’s most popular tourist attractions. The Little Mermaid statue sits along the waterside, it has been here since 1913, and has even travelled to various places across the world. This statue is based on one of the world’s most famous fairy tales: “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen.



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