Locally known as Kobenhavn, Copenhagen is the capital and most populous
city of Denmark. Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing
village, Copenhagen is located on the eastern coast of the island of
NewZealand. The city’s harbour has long been centre of activity and is
lined with eateries and entertainment venues. The lively atmosphere here
makes it a perfect place for strolls in the evenings. Copenhagen is a city
with a European feel in Scandinavia. The street life here is thriving with
a unique cafe culture and many performing street artists. Some of the
places of interest here include - the Royal Palace, Christiana District,
Rosenborg Castle, Tivoli Gardens, National Gallery of Denmark, and more.
Things to do in Copenhagen
Located close to the city hall and accessible by the central station,
Tivoli Gardens is among the most popular tourist attractions in Copenhagen.
Founded in 1843, the entertainment venue has more than 20 attractions
including roundabouts, hall of mirrors, and a roller coaster and more.
Visitors to Tivoli Gardens can explore the onsite cafes, restaurants,
concert hall, open-air theatres, and flower gardens.
Little Mermaid is a globally renowned fairy-tale by Danish author Hans
Christian Andersen. It is a bronze statue depicting the titular character.
It is located by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade. The unimposing
structure is iconic and symbolizes the city. It is the official emblem of
National Gallery of Denmark
Locally known as Statens Museum for Kunst, the National Gallery of Denmark
is a haven for art
enthusiasts. The museum houses the largest collection of Danish art from 14th century onwards. The highlight of the museum is the Nordic
and Danish art exhibitions. The museum also has an impressive collection of
International art. Artworks from Matisse, Moller, Bernini, Picasso, and
Edvard Munch are featured here.
Best Time to Visit Copenhagen
The best time to take flights to Copenhagen is from May to September as the
weather is pleasant during summers and spring season. Bookings
must be done well in advance to avoid paying high prices.
Airports in Copenhagen
Copenhagen flights are operated by Copenhagen Airport. It is an
international airport owned by Kobenhavns Lufthavne. In addition to
Copenhagen, the airport also serves Malmo city of Sweden. The airport is
the hub for Scandinavian Airlines and an operating base for Norwegian Air
Shuttle, and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia. From here major airlines
like Delta Airlines, KLM, Aeroflot, Emirates, Ryanair, Singapore Airlines,
and British Airways offer flights to several destinations around the world
such as Prague, New York City, Athens, Rome, Berlin, Venice, and more.