TOP 10 Copenhagen
What to see in Copenhagen: 10 places you can't miss
These are the attractions you should see in Copenhagen. On this page you’ll find our top 10 picks of what to see in Copenhagen.
The residence of the Danish royal family
The Danish royal house has its home in the four exactly identical rococo palaces. Every day at 12 noon, the famous ceremonial changing of the guard takes place here, which is not to be missed.
Royal jewel in Copenhagen
Rosenborg Castle is one of the most interesting sights in the Danish metropolis. King Christian IV chose this stately home, surrounded by a moat, as his summer residence. The castle got its current appearance in 1616 with a north wing, a second floor and distinctive towers.
The pedestrian zone of Copenhagen
Probably the busiest street in the Danish capital is Strøget. The famous shopping mile is not only the unofficial main street of Copenhagen, but with 1.8 km also the longest pedestrian zone in Europe.
The bronze landmark of Copenhagen
Numerous anecdotes surround the Little Mermaid in the old harbor of the Danish capital Copenhagen. The bronze figure on a granite rock on Langeliniekai has been sitting there for more than a hundred years and is the most photographed motif for visitors to the metropolis. Every vacationer wants to photograph …
The famous waterfront in Copenhagen
Nyhavn is one of Copenhagen’s most popular tourist districts, with its colourful gabled houses right on the harbour. It is the old harbour and entertainment district of the city. Fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen, one of the city’s most famous sons, spent much of his life here.
Christiansborg Castle is one of the most famous sights in Copenhagen. The imposing building is located in the south of the Danish capital on the castle island Slotsholmen.
The Tivoli amusement park in Copenhagen
Tivoli has been the most popular attraction in the Danish capital since 1843. The extensive park is located in the middle of the city and is only a few minutes walk from Rådhuspladsen, the town hall square, and the central station.
Copenhagen’s city center and historic city center
The oldest part of Copenhagen is called Indre By in Danish, which literally means “The Inner City”. It is the historic core of the city, where most of the sights, restaurants and hotels are located.