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Copenhagen, Scandinavia's most relaxed capital
Danemark, seamless urban experience
Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, is Scandinavia's most relaxed capital city. It has a distinctly European feel, a friendly street-life, and unique cafe culture. The city is perfect for wandering through at your leisure, or alternatively, make like a local and hop on a bike.
The inspiration behind the Disney theme parks, the famous Tivoli amusement park and pleasure gardens has more than 20 attractions, an open-air theaters and a wealth of restaurants and cafes.
On the tiny island of Slotsholmen is the Danish seat of government. Christiansborg boasts more than 800 years of history and today, the palace is home to the Parliament.
The National Museum is a must-see attraction for anyone with an interest in Danish history and culture. Some impressive runic stones are on display, and the Danish history collection includes a sun chariot that is more than 2,000 years old.
The National Gallery of Denmark displays the largest collection of Danish art from the 1700s to the present day, as well as impressive works from around the world.
At the end of Nyhavn (New Harbor) is an anchor serves as a memorial to Danish sailors who lost their lives in World War II. Nyhavn was once a disreputable quarter of the city, but now, with its brightly painted gabled houses, many containing restaurants or cafes.
The Round Tower (Rundetarn), a 36-meter-high structure built as an observatory in 1642. It now also houses a small collection connected with the famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe.
A stroll of around five minutes from Christiansborg takes you to the bustling shopping area of Stroget where you'll find a wealth of boutiques, cafes, and restaurants.
Busy Town Hall Square (Radhuspladsen) is dominated by Copenhagen Town Hall which is based on a mix of Italian Renaissance and medieval Danish architecture.
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