Follow This Easy Guide To Enjoy Copenhagen Like A Pro!
Besides being the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is known as one of the happiest cities in the world. From its historic beauty to Nordic cuisine, amusement parks and palaces, Copenhagen has some amazing things to offer for travelers. If you are planning your first trip to the Danish capital, here are some of things you need to know, with places of interest.
What to see?
Copenhagen has some amazing castles, museums and palaces, but we recommend that you start with Nyhavn. Nyhavn feels almost out of a painting, thanks to the townhouses of the 16th and 17th centuries that now have been painted in bright colors. You can also find organized boat tours from here to explore the city. Copenhagen waterways are pretty famed, so this is an experience you don’t want to miss. Coming to amusement parks, Tivoli Gardens and Bakken are two of the oldest amusement parks in the world, and both are located here in Copenhagen. Christiansborg Palace is a good place of interest, and most travelers also love to visit Amalienborg Palace. The Little Mermaid is one of the famed landmarks of the city, although it may feel underwhelming to some.
Where to stay?
While there are plenty of hotels in the city, we recommend that you opt for service apartments. There are many choices in vacation rentals Copenhagen, and these are full-service apartments that have all the facilities you would otherwise get at a hotel, but with privacy and more facilities. It is a good idea to book your stay in advance, because Copenhagen happens to be one of the most visited places in Europe.
What to eat?
Copenhagen is the ultimate zone to enjoy Nordic cuisine, and while the restaurants at Nyhavn are expensive, you will also find other choices. The food here is all about seafood, fresh cold cuts, and varied types of bread. Note that hotdogs are a go-to meal here, and you will find all sorts of prices and choices. If you want to taste the best steaks and craft beers, go to Paper Island, where there are many food trucks.
Where to shop?
Strøget is one of the largest pedestrian shopping malls in the world and features some amazing local boutiques and high-street brands.
Copenhagen feels its best on a bike. If you don’t want to ride, simply go for public transport that’s pretty accessible. You can get the Copenhagen Card that offers access to transport and over 75 attractions.