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A perfect day in Copenhagen

created by forgetmenot on 2016-09-23

A perfect day in Copenhagen

Waking up in a dorm at the low-priced and clean Danhostel City, just enjoy the morning view you have over Denmark’s capital; the hostel is situated in a tower and next to a river. After breakfast at one of the chain stores in Lagkagehuset (where you'll find a variety of delicious bakery products), go to Christiania, the freetown in Christianshavn. It is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighborhood where you can rent bikes for a tour inside the colorful town. Then take public transportation to see the statue of the little mermaid. She is the protagonist in one of H.C. Andersen’s fairy tales and the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Arielle.

If all this has given you an appetite, then either have a bite to eat at Meyers Deli at Kongens Nytorv or try to find some typical Danish smørrebrød, which is in fact buttered bread with different kinds of toppings (meat, fish, cheese, spreads, potatoes, … there are no limits to the Danish imagination). In the afternoon just have a stroll around the city and visit the Rundetårn, Kongens Nytorv, Christiansborg Slotskirke, Slotsholmen, Charlottenborg, Rosenborg Slot, Amalienborg, Botanisk Have -- then walk slowly back toward the main train station. There you can find the Tivoli, an amusement park and pleasure garden which has a very attractively illuminated garden at night. This is the ideal location to wrap up your perfect day in Copenhagen in a relaxing atmosphere.
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    Lagkagehuset

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    Café

    Lagkagehuset is a bakery and pastry shop with a great selection of delicious pastries. They also ...

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    Freetown Christiania

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    Neighborhood

    Freetown Christiania, also known as Christiania (Danish: Fristaden Christiania or Staden), is an ...

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    The Little Mermaid

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    Sight

    The Little Mermaid (Danish: Den lille Havfrue) is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a ...

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    Amalienborg

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    Sight

    Amalienborg is the Royal residence and consists of four identical classical mansions, each facing...

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    Rosenborg Castle

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    Sight

    A former royal residence, Rosenborg is not only a beautiful Renaissance proper castle, with a moa...

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    Botanisk Have

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    Park / Zoo

    The Botanical Gardens are one of several parks, dotted along the string of lakes, which used to f...

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    Kongens Nytorv

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    Sight

    Nytorv (English: New Square or New Market) is a public square in the centre of Copenhagen, Denmar...

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    Christiansborg Slot

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    Sight

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    Rundetaarn

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    Sight

    Climb the spiral, cobbled road up to the observation platform of this tower, for a wonderful view...

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    Tivoli Gardens

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    Theme Park

    Tivoli, also known as Tivoli Gardens, is an amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Den...

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