Copenhagen: what to see and tourist attractions to visit

amalienborg castle copenhagen
amalienborg castle copenhagen

Guide to Copenhagen, what to see in the capital of Denmark, falls in the world ranking of cities with the highest standard of living.

Visit Copenhagen in one day

With a name that means Port of Merchants, Copenhagen falls, according to the result given by reliable statistical research carried out at the international level, between the cities of the world where quality of life is better for the resident population. Hans Christian Andersen wrote in this city a good part of his famous fairy tales, including the Little Mermaid. In fact on a rock by the sea is just the bronze sculpture of the Little Mermaid, which has become a symbol of the city.

Attractions Copenhagen

For a tour of the city, we can start from Amalienborg Castle (it is the headquarters of the Royal Danish residence, the Queen Margrethe II). It’s consists of four buildings in Rococo style that contain an octagonal square. You can see the changing of the Royal Guard every day at 12, – (but only when the Royal Family resides).

In addition, the district of Christianshavn with its many channels and the Church of Vor Frelsers Kirke, the peak of its bell tower offers beautiful views of the city. It’s located near the community of Christiana, “the city Hippie” was declared a free zone in 1971 by a group of young people. The city’s Cathedral is Vor Frue Kirke (neoclassical). Instead in Castle Rosenborg Slot is an interesting exhibition of jewelery by the Royal Family.

The isle of Slotsholmen is the Christiansborg Palace where the parliament has its headquarters. Under the building there are the remains of the two previous castles. The Tivoli garden that is located within the city is a large green oasis and home to the famous amusement park of the same name. Do not miss a visit to Nationalmuseet Copenhagen.