Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark.  Copenhagen is on the east coast of the island Seeland and on the island Amager, on the river Sont. On the other side of this strait is the Swedish city Malmö, connected with Copenhagen since 2000 by the Sont bridge.  Besides the residence for the parliament, Copenhagen also is the cultural and economical centre of Denmark.  The airport of Copenhagen is the biggest airport in Scandinavia.

Things to see

  • Assistens cemetary
  • Carlsberg Brewery
  • City of Christiania
  • Danmarks Akvarium
  • Nyhavn
  • Statue of the Little Mermaid
  • Øksnehallen
  • Planetarium & Omnimax theater
  • Rundetårn (Round tower)
  • Science Center Experimentarium
  • Tivoli themepark
  • Dyrehavsbakken themepark
  • The new opera building opened in 2005
  • Royal library
  • Harbour
  • Amalienborg
  • Christiansborg
  • Rosenborg Castle
  • Danish Royal Family

Museums

  • Arken, modern art museum (20 km outside of Copenhagen)
  • Louisiana Museum for Modern Art, in Humlebæk, ca 35 km north of Copenhagen
  • National museum with the Gundestrup Cauldron
  • Danish Museum of Art
  • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Erotic museum
  • Guinness Book of Records Museum

(source: wikipedia.org)

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