What to see in Copenhagen

Visiting Copenhagen is an experience that you should not miss. Its buildings, its streets and canals, surrounded by the Baltic Sea, will transport you to the most splendid times of the city.

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Jardines de Tivoli

One of the oldest amusement parks in the world

  • We recommend that you enter through its main door, located on Vesterbrogade street. To do this, the best thing would be to take the bus line 2A, 5C, 23, 97N or 250S, getting off at the Rådhuspladsen St. (Vesterbrogade) stop.

  • Assistants of disabled persons who have companion cards do not need to pay for admission to Tivoli when accompanying a person with a functional disability.

  • The park accepts cards and checks in foreign currency, in addition, it has several ATMs where you can have cash.

  • You can bring your own food and your non-alcoholic drink that you can enjoy in the picnic areas of the park.

  • The landscape is magnificent with exotic architecture, historic buildings, and lush gardens. At night, thousands of lights of all colors create an atmosphere that will transport you to a fairy tale.

  • In its enclosure you will find interesting elements that can be visited: The Pagoda, inspired by Chinese pagodas, with a restaurant inside; the Pantomime Theater, the oldest pavilion in the park, which hosts musical shows, among others; the main door, built at the end of the 19th century and which remains practically intact to this day; and, finally, the Nimb restaurant, located in a building that emulates an Arab-style palace.

  • It was founded in 1843, with the idea of offering the city a space for recreation and leisure, and it has become a national treasure and an international attraction.

  • Famous storyteller Hans Christian Andersen visited the park many times, as did Walt Disney, who even found inspiration for his own Disney World here.

  • The Tivoli Gardens amusement park is essential for all visitors to the city, regardless of age, as it is a unique place in the city.

  • Complete pack: Adults 635 DKK (550 DKK Online) Children under 8 years old 485 DKK (420 DKK Online).

  • +45 33151001

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11.00 - 23.00. Friday and Saturday, 11.00 - 24.00.



The most famous place in the city's port

  • To get to this sector of the city, we recommend taking bus line 26, getting off at the Nyhavnsbroen (Holbergsgade) stop.

  • Do not forget to visit both sides of the canal, because the experience is wonderful.

  • Ideal for photographing the typical colorful houses of Copenhagen.

  • Do not forget to go through one of the many terraces that you will find there, if you go in winter they will offer you blankets and hot chocolate since it is typical of the place.

  • The canal was built to connect Kongens Nytorv with the port and was for a long time a place frequented by sailors.

  • The oldest house on the canal is number 9, practically unaltered since its construction in 1681.

  • The famous Danish writer HC Andersen wrote his first fairy tale in the 20th house, in 1835. He went on to write The Tinderbox, Little Claus and Big Claus and The Princess and the Pea. He ended his life in house number 18, but before that he lived nineteen years in number 67.

  • It is one of the most popular places with the locals, and of course for visitors. If the weather permits, spending a few hours along the canal, with its many open-air bars and restaurants, is a pleasant and welcoming experience.

  • Its brightly colored townhouses, along with its many boats and sailboats, are one of the most emblematic sights of the Danish capital.

  • Free

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


Palacio Amalienborg

The royal residence of the kings of Denmark

  • In addition to contemplating its architectural majesty, you can do other activities, such as entering one of its buildings, which houses the Amalienborg Museum, where the history of the Glücksburg dynasty is exposed, or witness the changing of the guard, which takes place every day at 12:00.

  • To get to the palace, it is recommended to take the M3 metro line, getting off at the Marmokirken stop, or by bus lines 1A or 20E, stopping at Bredgade & Store Kongensgade; 26, with a stop at Dronningens Tværgade; and 350S, with a stop at Kongens Nytorv.

  • Situated between the city and the port, Amalienborg Palace is an important work of Danish architecture designed by architect Nicolai Eigtved in the mid-18th century.

  • The palaces were originally built as residences for high-ranking aristocrats, but when the old Christiansborg Palace burned down in 1794, the royal family settled in Amalienborg. Since then, the reigning monarchs of Denmark have lived in the Amalienborg facility.

  • In addition to the four buildings that make up the palace, you will also see its square, presided over by the equestrian statue of King Frederik V.

  • Adults: 95DKK. You can combine the ticket with Rosenborg Castle (160 DKK). Students: 65DKK Under 17s: free

  • +45 3315 3286

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 15:00.


Castillo de Rosenborg

The Danish royal residence during the 17th century

  • You can get to the area by taking bus line 6A, 94N, 184 or 185, getting off at the Georg Brandes Plads stop, Parkmuseerne (Øster Voldgade). From there you will see the castle, but you have to walk a few minutes to it.

  • We recommend you visit the beautiful gardens around the place.

  • You can follow the exhibition with the extra information offered by the castle on its website.

  • Rosenborg Castle was built by one of the most famous Scandinavian kings, Christian IV, in the early 17th century.

  • Inside there are interesting portraits of the royal family, as well as the crown jewels, which mainly consist of four ornaments: a set of diamonds, a set of rubies, a set of pearls and a set of emeralds.

  • Inside you will find its main attractions, the Hall of the Knights with the coronation thrones and three life-size silver lions, upholstered walls that commemorate the battles between Denmark and Sweden, etc.

  • Its perfect state of conservation, both internally and externally, invites you to take a trip back in time. You can delve into its nooks, into the king's writing cabinet, and even his bathroom, and see wax figures of former castle residents. That is why I recommend you visit this place.

  • Adult 115 DKK. You can combine the ticket with Amalienborg Palace (160 DKK) Student 75 DKK

  • +45 33 15 32 86

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 15:00.


Palacio de Christiansborg

Royal Palace, seat of the Danish Parliament

  • To get to the palace, we recommend that you take bus line 2A, 23, 31 or 37, getting off at the Gammel Strand St. stop, Christiansborg (Vindebrogade). Once there, right in front you will see the building.

  • Inside you will find interesting places and spaces, such as the royal reception rooms, the royal kitchen, the stable royals or the palace chapel, among others.

  • Do not forget to contemplate its beautiful tapestries, its beautiful gardens or access the archaeological site that is under the building

  • Christiansborg Palace is located on the islet of Slotsholmen, close to other emblematic places of the Danish capital, such as the National Museum of Denmark or Børsen.

  • The current palace finished construction in 1928, but from this same place the kings and queens had already ruled for approximately eight centuries.

  • Today the palace is used by the royal house for official events such as gala banquets and public audiences. It is also the seat of the Folketing (Danish Parliament), the office of the Danish Prime Minister and the Danish Supreme Court.

  • It is another of the essential palaces-castles to visit in the city, where, in addition, you can take photos with the Palace guards.

  • In winter this beautiful palace becomes a very special place, as the snow makes it a magical place.

  • Adults 160 DKK Students 140 DKK Children free

  • +45 33 92 64 92

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Every day, from 10:00 to 17:00.


Castillo de Kronborg

16th century castle that inspired Elsinor from Hamlet

  • If you do not have your own or rental car, it is best to take the train line to the Helsingør stop. You will see the castle when you arrive, but you will have to walk a few minutes to reach its enclosure.

  • From Copenhagen it will take about 45 minutes to arrive, so it is advisable to plan your visit in advance.

  • Its surroundings are so beautiful that we recommend that you visit it when it is a pleasant and sunny day, in order to contemplate it in all its splendor.

  • This fortress was built in the 16th century, specifically in 1585, by King Frederick II, being the largest Renaissance castle in northern Europe.

  • After a fire produced in 1629, it was restored under the reign of Cristián IV, who made great efforts to do so in 1639.

  • From 1739 until the beginning of the 20th century, Kronborg was used as a prison.

  • It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

  • It is the place where the story of Hamlet, by Shakespeare, is reproduced under the name Elsinor.

  • The Kronborg Castle rises with its majestic towers of sandstone and copper on a very narrow promontory between the coasts of Denmark and Sweden, curiously you can see the neighboring country, so its views are splendid and will fascinate you.

  • Adults 95 DKK Students 85 DKK Children free

  • +45 49 21 30 78

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 11: 00-18: 00.



The oldest active observatory in Europe

  • You must get there, either by train, or by bus line 5C. In both cases, you need to get off at Nørreport station and from there walk down Frederiksborggade street in a southeastern direction.

  • Following the same direction, you should take Kultorvet and Købmagergade streets, respectively. In the latter you will see the observatory on the left side of the street.

  • Although it has been a while since scientists stopped using this place for research, the observatory tower is still used by amateur astronomers and many tourists.

  • Due to the astronomical achievements that had been taking place in Denmark, mainly thanks to the astronomer Tycho Brahe, King Christian IV ordered the construction of this observatory, during the 17th century.

  • The tower is around 36 meters high and its ascent to the top is done by a ramp, along which you will have to walk approximately 200 meters.

  • Inside it is also the library room, which once housed the entire collection of university books. It used to be visited by the famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen and today it serves as an artistic, cultural or historical exhibition hall.

  • The observatory is surrounded by an open-air platform from which you have a magnificent view of the old city of Copenhagen

  • Climbing the round tower is quite entertaining, since you can find rooms, stops and more surprises that make the journey more enjoyable.

  • Adult 25 DKK Children 5 DKK

  • +45 33 73 03 73

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00. Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 - 21:00.


Iglesia de Mármol

Magnificent church with the largest dome in Scandinavia

  • To get there you can take the M3 metro line, getting off at Marmorkirken, or the bus lines 1A and 20E, with stops at Bredgade and Store Kongensgade, respectively.

  • It is highly recommended to go to the guided tour to the top of the dome. The view over the city is impressive. Forecast is recommended due to the limited number of tickets available for this.

  • Designed by Eigtved in 1740, its foundation stone was laid in 1749. After his death, however, the plans for the church underwent considerable changes at the hands of the French architect Nicolas Henri Jardin. However, the high costs of construction caused it to be temporarily paralyzed in 1770. It was not completed until the last decades of the following century.

  • Although the church is built primarily from Norwegian marble, the upper parts are constructed from various materials, including Danish Faxe marble.

  • The circular nave is approximately 46 meters high and 12 pillars support the dome, which has a diameter of 31 meters. One of the largest of its kind in Europe.

  • Without a doubt, one of the places that you must visit yes or yes. This Lutheran church, located in front of the Royal Palace square, is one of the most famous scenes in Copenaghe.

  • Free Visit to the dome: Adults, DKK 35 Children and young people under 18 years, 20 DKK

  • +45 33 91 27 06

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday to Thursday and Saturday, 10: 00-17: 00. Friday and Sunday, 12: 00-17: 00. Guided tour of the dome: 1:00 p.m.


Gliptoteca Ny Carlsberg

One of the main museums in the city

  • To get to the place we recommend that you use public transport. For this, the best option is the bus lines 2A, 10, 31 or 37, getting off at the Glyptoteket (Tietgensgade) stop, which leave you practically in front of the building.

  • You can enjoy different cultural exhibitions that take place in the place, as well as a pleasant lunch in the cafeteria that it has.

  • The origin of the Glyptotek had to do with the private donation made by the heir to the famous Carlsberg brewing company, Carl Jacobsen, who was very fond of ancient art, who had been collecting an important collection of ancient sculptures for quite some time.

  • With more than 10,000 works gathered inside the museum, the important collections of paintings by Cézanne, Van Gogh, Pisarro, Monet, Sisley and Renoir stand out. Also, the famous bronzes by Degas and the sculptures by Rodin, as well as the large number of elements from classical and Egyptian antiquity, among others.

  • Located in the heart of the city, next to such emblematic places as Tivoli Gardens, this museum is one of the most interesting in Copenhagen, housing a magnificent collection of all kinds of art, from ancient times to the 19th century, with outstanding sculptures Degas or famous paintings by Van Gogh and Pisarro.

  • Adults 115 DKK Students 85 DKK Children free Tuesdays free

  • +45 33 41 81 41

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 11: 00-18: 00 Thursday from 11: 00-22: 00


Museo Nacional de Dinamarca

The largest Danish museum of cultural history

  • It is located at National museet Prinsens Palæ Ny Vestergade 101471 and you can get there by train at the central station or lines 1A, 2A and 11A at the Stormbroen stop.

  • It has a space for children where they can be entertained and carry out activities.

  • It is located in an old 18th century mansion called the Prince's Palace built at the request of King Frederick V, which in the 30s of the 20th century was converted into a museum.

  • The National Museum has a permanent exhibition that covers different historical periods, with pieces from Egyptian art, the Ice Age and even Viking ships.

  • Today, this is the largest Danish museum dedicated to the country's history and foreign cultures.

  • The museum has temporary exhibitions, its own shop as well as a cafeteria and restaurant where on weekends there is a brunch buffet.

  • The museum has a wide variety of objects, from elements of prehistory to the Renaissance and modern objects that will appeal to children and adults.

  • This incredible museum is a must-see for an in-depth understanding of Danish history.

  • Adults: 75 DKK Under 18s: free

  • +45 3313 4411

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10: 00-17: 00. Closed every Monday and December 24, 25 and 31.


Ópera de Copenhague

One of the most modern theaters in the world

  • It is located at Ekvipagemestervej 10, 1438. We recommend that you choose to take public transport to get there. Specifically, getting on the metro at the Kongens Nytorv stop, or if you prefer, you can take the ferry from the port.

  • Tickets can be purchased directly on the official website of the opera.

  • It has an excellent panoramic view and beautiful views that make this place one of the most photographed and reproduced in the city.

  • Its construction could be carried out thanks to the donation of billionaire Marsk Mc-Kinney Møller as a gift to the Danes.

  • It has an excellent quality sound and the main room can accommodate a large number of people, reaching almost 1,500 people.

  • The building was designed by Henning Larsen and had a value of 340,000,000 euros.

  • The first work to be presented at this opera was the famous work "Aida" by Verdi.

  • Even if you choose not to attend one of its functions, its external visit is absolutely essential, especially for its excellent modern architecture. So much so, that it is considered one of the most famous buildings in the Danish capital.

  • The price of tickets varies depending on the work, but is usually between 100 and 1,000 DKK. There are some free features.

  • +45 33 69 69 69

  • 30 min - 1 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: The hours vary according to the functions, which usually start between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


Copenhagen City Hall

The beautiful building of the administrative headquarters of

  • To get to the town hall, you can take bus lines 10, 23 or 33, getting off at the Rådhuspladsen St. stop (HC Andersens Boulevard), or you can take the M3 metro line, getting off at Rådhuspladsen.

  • Inside you can find guided tours in Spanish.

  • Located in the city center and very close to other places of interest and entertainment.

  • We recommend going up to the tower.

  • The building is located on the Town Hall Square in central Copenhagen, and was built in the years 1892-1905.

  • It was designed by architect Martin Nyrop in a National Romantic style, inspired by the City Hall of Siena, Italy.

  • The City Hall is, with its 105.6 meters to the top of the tower, one of the tallest buildings in Copenhagen.

  • As one of Copenhagen's landmarks, it has been used for scenes in hit Danish television series such as "The Killing" and "Borgen".

  • It is located in one of the most beautiful squares in the city, making it a suitable space to enjoy a walk or an aperitif or meal on the terraces of the bars.

  • Enjoy the external aesthetics of its building and the views of the tower, from where you will see the Danish capital widely.

  • You can't help but marvel at this beautiful dark red brick building inspired by medieval Danish architecture.

  • Free Tour of the tower: 60 DKK

  • +45 33 66 33 66

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday to Friday, 9: 00-16: 00. Saturdays, 9: 30-13: 00.


National Aquarium Denmark

One of the largest aquariums in Europe

  • The aquarium is located at acob Fortlingsvej 1, 2770, Kastrup, Copenhagen. To get there you must get there by transport, so we recommend that you take either the metro line M2, getting off at the Kastrup stop, or taking the bus line 5A, in the Lufthavnen direction, getting off at the Den Blå Planet stop .

  • It has many activities for the smallest of the family.

  • Inside you can find a great variety of marine life, all in excellent condition.

  • The National Aquarium of Denmark, better known as Blue Planet (Den Blå Planet), is one of the largest aquariums in Europe, and has more than 20,000 marine species inside.

  • The current aquarium is the most recent version of the old one, located in Charlottenlund, and opened in 1939. Despite having managed to survive events such as World War II, and although several extensions were made over the following decades, the need to expand it.

  • In 2013 the new Blue Planet was inaugurated, located on the island of Amager, with almost 12,000 square meters.

  • In addition to fascinating you with the great diversity of marine animals it houses, you will be surprised by the peculiarities of its building, designed in a spiral and made up of thousands of diamond-shaped aluminum plates that cover its undulating exterior.

  • Adult 170 DKK Children (3-11) 95 DKK

  • +45 44 22 22 44

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday 10: 00-21: 00, Tuesday-Sunday 10: 00-17: 00



A spectacular boardwalk

  • To get to the promenade we recommend that you take public transport, by bus line 27, getting off at the Langeliniekaj (Midt) (Langeliniekaj) stop.

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to get to know Danish gastronomy and culture and, for this, we recommend going to the Langelinie pavilion, where you will love its bright and cozy rooms, picturesquely decorated.

  • Ideal to unwind and go for a walk while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

  • Langelinie Pier was erected in 1894 in connection with the expansion of the port of Copenhagen. It is a very deep channel and therefore large ships often dock here.

  • The walk is also famous for its many outlet stores, where you can find and take advantage of the significant discounts that are usually made there, of between 50 and 70 percent.

  • In this place you will find places that you cannot miss, such as the Gefion fountain, which is the largest fountain in Copenhagen. In the middle of the promenade there is also the famous sculpture The Little Mermaid, looking towards the shore. Another notable site is the Kastellet, which is a beautiful, thick military fortification.

  • Free

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


City Hall Square

One of the main and most beautiful squares in the city

  • To get to this square, you can take bus lines 10, 23 or 33, getting off at the Rådhuspladsen St. stop (HC Andersens Boulevard), or take the M3 metro line, getting off at Rådhuspladsen.

  • It is the perfect place to take a day of shopping, eat and relax by a fountain while enjoying the many street artists that are in this space.

  • It is located near several important places such as the city hall, so you can walk while you come across various places of interest.

  • It has open-air restaurants, boutique shops, Copenhagen City Hall, and dozens of beautiful sculptures, including the Dragon Fountain and one dedicated to Hans Christian Andersen.

  • Famous for the architectural samples found in its surroundings (City Hall, Palace Hotel…) and the pleasant atmosphere of its surroundings, which has earned it a reputation as an international center of culture.

  • As a curiosity and anecdote, the Rådhuspladsen square is the most expensive place to buy in the Danish edition of the famous Monopoly game.

  • The square is located at the southwestern end of the Strøget pedestrian street, which connects it to Kongens Nytorv, the other large square in the city center.

  • Rådhuspladsen is metaphorically the heart of Denmark's capital.

  • This beautiful place fills with lights and color at night.

  • Free

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


Iglesia de Grundtvig

Clear example of the expressionist architecture of the city

  • Located at Pa Bjerget 14B in the Bispebjerg neighborhood and you can get there by taking bus routes A and B at the Bispebjerg Torv (Tagensvej) stop

  • You can attend a Protestant mass in this place. Likewise, the church offers recitals of classical music.

  • The church has a club called Severin Claw club where they do activities for children.

  • The church is named after the Danish philosopher Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig.

  • The first stone of this place was laid after the end of the First World War, and the construction lasted from 1921 to 1926, although the last works on the interior and the surrounding buildings were recently completed, specifically in 1940.

  • The most striking feature of the construction is the façade, reminiscent of an organ, and which hides a 49-meter-high bell tower.

  • Its peculiar and impressive aesthetic is one of the most striking in the city and its exterior facade is probably one of the most curious in the city.

  • It is a rare church for its architecture, it is a must-see as it has become a symbol of the city.

  • Free

  • +45 35 81 54 42

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


St Alban's Church

It is the only Anglican church in Denmark

  • We recommend that you use bus 1A to get there, getting off at Esplanaden, which is the third stop after Kongens Nytorv. Then head towards the sea.

  • The Church is to the left of the Gefion Fountain. You can look for your needle as a reference.

  • The temple is an example of Victorian architecture from the "First English Gothic" stage.

  • It was designed by the architect Sir Arthur Blomfield, and his work was carried out under the supervision of the Danish architect L. Fenger. A. It is the first Anglican church in Denmark and was consecrated in 1887.

  • The church is named for Saint Alban, the first martyr of England (303 AD).

  • The church is committed to the environment and usually holds events aimed at raising awareness for its protection. Also, try to be as environmentally friendly as possible, for example by using energy-saving light bulbs and promoting public or shared transport.

  • It is located in the surroundings of the beautiful Churchillparken park, so in addition to enjoying the architecture of the building, you can take a getaway and enjoy its beautiful landscapes.

  • Free

  • +45 33 11 85 18

  • 1 h - 2 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Palacio de Frederiksberg

Fantastic royal palace with extensive gardens

  • You can get there by taking bus line 7A, or bus line 72, getting off in both cases at the Zoologisk Have (Roskildevej) stop. Going down, you will find yourself practically in front of the palace. In the same way, you can take the train in Central Station and in less than an hour you arrive in Hillerod, from there you walk a bit until you reach the place.

  • If you can, it is advisable to go when the weather is good, as its surroundings are magnificent to go for a walk, or even a picnic. Also, being surrounded by so many green areas, a good walk is appreciated.

  • In addition to visiting the palace itself, it is essential to visit its gardens, which are located right in front of the building. They are very popular and contain lakes, canals and a wide variety of trees and shrubs, along with a diverse and rich flora and fauna.

  • It was built at the beginning of the 18th century by King Frederick IV, imitating the new Italian architectural trends, as a summer palace and was the residence of Christian VI.

  • It has numerous rooms and a Baroque-style chapel. In the basement you can still see the royal bath and the mirror over the bathtub installed for King Christian VII.

  • Today, the palace houses the Royal Danish Military Academy.

  • The Frederiksberg Palace is located at the top of the Frederiksberg Hill and has magnificent views of its beautiful garden.

  • You can't miss the exciting changing of the guard.

  • Free

  • +45 72 81 77 71

  • 2 h - 4 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Gardens (Variable hours depending on the month, check their website); The palace is only accessible by guided tour (Danish and English) on the last Saturday of each month (11:00 am and 1:00 pm), except in July and December.


Kongens Nytorv

The largest square in the city

  • You can get to the square by public transport, either by taking the M1, M2 or M3 metro lines, getting off at the Kongens Nytorv stop. If you opt for the bus you can get off at Kongens Nytorv station, if you took line number 23.

  • In its surroundings you can find a wide range of leisure and coffee-bars or restaurants, making it an ideal place to recharge your batteries, eat, have a drink or simply take a break along your itinerary.

  • In the center of the square there is an old neo-baroque style kiosk with a cafeteria and a terrace that we recommend you go to.

  • It was drawn up under the reign of Christian IV, in 1670, in relation to an extension of the fortified city, following the new urban patterns originated in France.

  • In it is the equestrian statue of Christian IV, a monument made by the French sculptor Lamoureux, which is considered the oldest equestrian statue in Scandinavia.

  • The main buildings on the square are the Charlottenborg Palace from 1671, the Thott Palace from 1683 (now the French Embassy) and the Royal Theater in Copenhagen from 1874.

  • Kongens Nytorv Square is located in the heart of the Danish capital and is the largest in the city.

  • It is very close to essential places to visit, such as Nyhavn, the Royal Theater in Copenhagen or Rosenborg Castle.

  • Free

  • 30 min - 1 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed



One of the most famous historical buildings in Copenhagen

  • To get to the place you must take bus line 2A, 31 or 37 and get off at the Børsen (Børsgade) stop, which is practically next to the building.

  • It is located on the island of Slotsholmen, where you can also find the Christianborg Palace. Not far from there, you can also find the Tivoli Gardens or the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

  • The consolidation of commercialism and the development of commerce during the seventeenth century was the reason for King Christian IV to order the erection of a building to house the activities that would guarantee its operation.

  • At the time of its inauguration, the building had space for at least 40 market stalls. The Old Stock Exchange was then surrounded by water on three sides, so that ships could unload their cargo directly onto the dock opposite.

  • It has the peculiarity that its roof, originally covered with lead, was used to produce cannonballs, so the holes were covered with tin and tiles. These bullets were used during the Swedish occupation of Copenhagen between 1658 and 1659.

  • The building is not open to the public, as it is currently used for gala dinners, conferences, parties and other events. However, it is an emblematic place of the Danish capital and, due to its particular Baltic-style architecture, it is a building that you must visit.

  • +45 33 74 60 00

  • 30 min - 1 h

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

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Teatro Real de Copenhague

The most beautiful theater in town

  • The easiest and most effective way to get there is by metro line M1, M2 or M3, getting off at the Kongens Nytorv stop. In any case, if you opt for the bus, you can get close to the theater by taking line 26, getting off at Tordenskjoldsgade (Holbergsgade).

  • It is recommended to check the official page of the theater to see the days in which it is open, you can also buy tickets for the plays online.

  • The first building was designed by the court architect Nicolai Eigtved, who also devised the Amalienborg Palace. In 1774, the architect Harsdorff rebuilt the old theater to accommodate a larger audience. In 1874 the famous Old Stage was built.

  • This was the theater to which the short story writer Hans Christian Andersen dedicated his first efforts in the artistic world.

  • The place became the social and artistic focal point for Denmark's many brilliant artists from the Golden Age.

  • Even if you didn't go inside, it is a place worth seeing, as long as you appreciate the aesthetics and quality of its architectural elements.

  • Different ballet and theater works are offered, among other things, which are a good option to spend a different afternoon. In addition, the square in which it is located allows you to take a pleasant walk enjoying the beauty of the place.

  • Variable according to function

  • +45 33 69 69 33

  • 30 min - 3 h

    30 min 2-3 hours if you choose to go to a function

  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: According to function. Lockers from Monday to Friday, 9: 30-16: 00.

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