Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark since 15 th century. One of the world’s most bicycle-friendly cities, it
is a regional epicentre of the country’s political, financial and martial
might. The city dons a distinct Neoclassical look because it was rebuilt
and revamped after being devastated about 200 years ago, this period of
rebuilding was an integral part of the Danish Golden Age. Some of the most
popular derivatives of the that golden period can be seen in the city’s
major highlights even today.
Thins to do in Copenhagen
Built in mid-19th century, the Tivoli Garden is a popular
amusement park that is considered as the inspiration behind the Disney
theme parks of the United States. It features over 20 attractions like
rollercoasters, roundabouts, halls of mirrors, puppet shows and open-air
theatres. This is seconded by many flower gardens and several restaurants
Christiansborg Palace is the Danish seat of government. It is located on
the island of Slotsholmen. Built in 13th century, this palace
hosts the Danish Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office, and the Supreme
Court. Some of the palace is open to guided tours to the visitors. One can
also take a trip to the nearby ruins of the earliest fortifications of the
city that date back to 1167 AD.
Located a ten-minute walk from Tivoli Garden is located the National
Museum, the go-to point to see and learn more about the Danish history as
it has unfolded over last millennium. It features several objects of
historical and cultural significance like old runic stones, a 2000-year-old
sun chariot, Romanesque and Gothic church murals, Danish porcelain and
silver, and old coins.
Best Time to Visit Copenhagen
Book your flights from LAX to CPH during summers to enjoy the best of the
city. It is advised to book Copenhagen flights in advance to avoid paying
more during peak season.