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Copenhagen is a happy, friendly place. I visited twice when I was studying abroad - once solo and another time leading two other friends. My favorite part was renting a bike and going to Christiania followed by walking around the Rosenborg Palace grounds.

Good for
  • Solo
  • Friends
  • Couples
  • History Buff
  • Foodie
  • Thrifty Traveller

12 Places

2 City Tips

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12 Places

Radhuspladsen

Government Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lookouts

Tivoli Gardens

Gardens, Theme Parks

Stroeget

Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Shawarma Grill House

Restaurants

Conditori La Glace

Restaurants

Christiansborg Palace

Castles, Government Buildings, Historic Sites

Church of Our Saviour

Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals

Christiania

Neighbourhoods

Morgenstedet

Restaurants

Nyhavn

Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods, Piers & Boardwalks

Rosenborg Castle

History Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Speciality Museums, Castles, Historic Sites

Amalienborg

Architectural Buildings, Castles, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, History Museums

RTWTravelr's City Tips

  • Visit Tivoli around sunset
  • Rent a bike. Even if you're not used to city-biking, the streets make it easy
  • Radhuspladsen
    Government Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lookouts
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    Radhuspladsen is good to know as a reference point between Tivoli and the start of the Stroeget pedestrian street. Across Tivoli and nearby is a tourist information center with free wifi, great if you've just arrived from the train station.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #64 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    • Impressive 24/09/2018
    • Regarding marriage, is Copenhagen the Las Vegas of Europe? 18/09/2018
    • Radhuspladsen
    Address:
    Radhuspladsen, 1
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 66 25 85
  • Tivoli Gardens
    Gardens, Theme Parks
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    I recommend Tivoli even for solo travelers because the garden grounds are so charming. I even saw groups of Danish business people inside showing their foreign colleagues around. It's a friendly place for all ages and is worth a few hours. Go an hour or two before sunset so you can be there when all the lights turn on inside.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fabulous amusement park 20/11/2018
    • Christmas Magic-Be a kid again! 20/11/2018
    • Tivoli Gardens
    Address:
    Vesterbrogade 3
    Copenhagen 1630
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 15 10 01
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
    Other:
  • Stroeget
    Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    Start from Radhuspladsen. If you're hungry, Shawarma Grill House is one of the first restaurants on the left and locals eat there. If you want Danish pastries, the popular chain Lakagehuset is on the nearby corner on the right. Pop into the design store Tiger on the right before Lakagehuset if you've never been inside one. Keep walking down Stroget. Make sure you stop and go inside the Lego Store on the right! A little further down, Conditori La Glaci will be on the left (famous for their cakes). Then near the church on the left, see if the famous DOP organic hot dog stand is open. You'll find yourself here probably more than once, so don't worry if you miss these the first time!

    Good for
    • Must See
    From the community
    Ranked #42 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Shoppingeldorado 19/11/2018
    • Some wonderful shops 18/11/2018
    • Stroeget
    Address:
    Stroget
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 53 46 55 55
    Other:
  • Shawarma Grill House
    Restaurants (Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern)
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    I got to chat with a few Danish locals inside who had traveled about an hour from outside Copenhagen to do some business in the city and get shawarma from here. I can see why it was worth the trip because it was delicious!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Like a Local
    From the community
    Ranked #396 of 2,340 restaurants in Copenhagen
    • Best Falafal 07/11/2018
    • Amazing shawarma 01/11/2018
    • Shawarma Grill House
    Address:
    Frederiksberggade 36
    Copenhagen 1459
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 12 63 23
    Price range:
    US$ 10 - US$ 15
    Hours:
    Sun - Wed
    11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Thu
    11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 AM - 6:00 AM
    Other:
  • Conditori La Glace
    Restaurants (French, Cafe, Danish)
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    If you go and the line is short, definitely stop by for some cake or coffee!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    From the community
    Ranked #124 of 2,340 restaurants in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent 19/11/2018
    • Sports-cake is the only thing to try 15/11/2018
    • Conditori La Glace
    Address:
    Skoubogade 3
    Copenhagen 1158
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 14 46 46
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Mon - Fri
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Sat
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
  • Christiansborg Palace
    Castles, Government Buildings, Historic Sites
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    Climbing the the tower was much easier than climbing the Church of our Savior Spire. It's hard to take photos over the fence they have put up, while it's much easier to take photos from the Church of our Savior Spire. However, I still recommend going up (it's free too!) then buying a ticket to see the Royal Reception Rooms. The Ruins were not worth the extra ticket $ because they were hard to see in the dark basement.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful Rooms 20/11/2018
    • Interesting piece of history 18/11/2018
    • Christiansborg Palace
    Address:
    Prins Joergens Gaard 1
    Copenhagen 1218
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 92 70 85
    Price range:
    US$ 4 - US$ 4
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Other:
  • Church of Our Saviour
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    This climb is a workout and not for people who are afraid of heights! It costs 40DKK but was worth the view and photo opportunities! I would recommend going after breakfast then going over to Christiania because it is in that area.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Thrill Seeker
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Different 20/11/2018
    • Great views but not that central 17/11/2018
    • Church of Our Saviour
    Address:
    Skt. Annae Gade 29
    Copenhagen 1416
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 32 54 68 83
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Mon - Sat
    9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Other:
  • Christiania
    Neighbourhoods
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    The residences were unique and the vibe was something else from the rest of Copenhagen! I enjoyed and recommend biking through to cover more ground and see more houses. Morgenstedet was a great lunch place.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    From the community
    Ranked #78 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    • An experience 20/11/2018
    • Interesting area and worth a visit 20/11/2018
    • Christiania
    Address:
    Prinsesseg. and Badsmandsstr.
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    Other:
  • Morgenstedet
    Restaurants
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    They make 2 main dishes a day, use fresh ingredients, and don't use measuring cups. You have to be a more "adventurous" eater here to like the unique vegetarian/vegan tastes. If you are a foodie, then definitely go!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    From the community
    Ranked #58 of 2,340 restaurants in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The best soup of the day 26/10/2018
    • Very nice! 06/10/2018
    • Morgenstedet
    Address:
    Fabriksomraadet 134
    Copenhagen 1440
    Denmark
    Price range:
    US$ 5 - US$ 15
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Nyhavn
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods, Piers & Boardwalks
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    Great for a stroll at sunset then go find a place to eat elsewhere because it's pricey!

    Good for
    • Must See
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A walk in wonderland 20/11/2018
    • A Must-see in copenhagen 20/11/2018
    • Nyhavn
    Address:
    Nyhavn 1-71
    Kobenhavn K
    Copenhagen 1051
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 15 15 66
    Other:
  • Rosenborg Castle
    History Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Speciality Museums, Castles, Historic Sites
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    The Treasury was worth the price - especially seeing the Crown Jewels at the end. You'll get free wifi from your entrance ticket because they have a sweet mobile tour app, then you can Facetime your friends back home when you're done with the crown jewels and outside the castle but still close to the wifi connection. After you've bragged about it to them, you can take a stroll around the park!

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • History Buff
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Interesting place to visit for history insight 19/11/2018
    • Great experience 18/11/2018
    • Rosenborg Castle
    Address:
    Oster Voldgade 4A
    Copenhagen 1350
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 15 32 86
    Price range:
    US$ 3 - US$ 3
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Other:
  • Amalienborg
    Architectural Buildings, Castles, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, History Museums
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    RTWTravelr Says:

    There are a lot of tourists here chasing the Danish guards around, so it's actually fun watching that. A nice view of the opera house is right across Amalienborg.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Friends
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must! 16/11/2018
    • Modern Palace building blocks 15/11/2018
    • Amalienborg
    Address:
    Amalienborg palace square
    Copenhagen 1257
    Denmark
    Phone:
    +45 33 12 21 86
    Price range:
    US$ 2 - US$ 2
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Other:
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