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What to see in Copenhagen? Which attractions are worth seeing if you have 24 hours, a weekend or a whole week in Copenhagen? Keep an eye on this Visit Copenhagen-page, as we constantly update it with inspiration for your city break in Copenhagen.

Tivoli

From Steel House Copenhagen, you are a mere 750 metres from one of the most popular attractions in Copenhagen – Tivoli Gardens. Go for a nice walk and visit Copenhagen's No. 1 amusement park!

Spend a day in Tivoli and feel the unique atmosphere with colourful lights, candyfloss and roller coasters. When Tivoli is closed, it is still possible to take a walk in the garden. Regardless of the season, we recommend a trip to Tivoli.

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Amalienborg

Amalienborg Palace is a must-see if you are a lover of royal history. The Royal Life Guards stand on the square and the museum is filled with the royal family's history – the Royals still reside at the Palace to this day. Distance: 2,6 km.

Botanical Garden

The Botanical Gardens in Copenhagen are part of the Natural History Museum. The gardens are full of trees that are more than 100 years old, and an abundance of different varieties of roses and herbaceous perennials. Distance: 1,4 km.

Bremen Theatre

Bremen Teater is an attractive alternative to the traditional theatre, where events focusing on art and culture as a form of expression are staged. Distance: 250 m.

Copenhagen Street Food

An abandoned industrial hall on Papirøen (Paper Island) is where you will find Copenhagen Street Food. It offers more than 25 different food trucks, selling food from all corners of the world. Distance: 3,0 km.

Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace on Slotsholmen is home to the Danish Parliament. The palace features the Royal Reception Rooms, Absalon's ruins, the royal stables and, not least, the new attraction: the Royal Kitchen. Distance: 1,5 km.

The Blue Planet

National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe's largest aquarium, where you get the feeling of being under the sea, together with some 20,000 fish and marine animals. All in a setting of architectural merit. Distance: 8,4 km.

Copenhagen Central Station

Copenhagen Central Station is a hub for almost all traffic. You can, for example, take the train to Malmö, Fisketorvet shopping centre or the airport. At the central station, you will find trains, a taxi rank and buses. Distance: 500 m.

Canal Tours

The canal tour sails through the historic canals of Copenhagen, allowing you to experience some of the beautiful sights of the city from the water, without it costing an arm and a leg. Distance: 2,0 km.

Meatpacking District Copenhagen

The Meatpacking District is where the majority of the city's food wholesalers are based, especially meat wholesalers, hence the name. Nestled among the butchers are restaurants and a vibrant night life, which is a mecca for the city's hipsters. Distance: 1,0 km.

Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport, otherwise known as Kastrup, is Denmark's largest airport. Getting to and from the airport is easy by train and the Metro. Distance: 8,3 km.

The National Museum

The National Museum of Denmark is the country's main cultural history museum, housing pictures and objects from all over the world. The famous Gold Horn is also found at the National Museum of Denmark. Distance: 1,1 km.

Nyhavn

Nyhavn is a colourful harbour neighbourhood of Copenhagen, and one of the city's most popular tourist destinations. The harbour is packed with cosy restaurants and bars. The quayside is the perfect place to enjoy your own beer or food. Distance: 2,2 km.

Tycho Brahe Planetarium

The Tycho Brahe Planetarium is a universe devoted to astronomy. The building is named after the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, and in it you can see and learn about the solar system, space travel and the starry sky. Distance: 350 m.

Steel House Copenhagen

Herholdtsgade 6, DK-1605 København V

Storkespringvandet

The famous Stork Fountain on Strøget was inaugurated in 1994. The fountain is cast in bronze, and it is a popular place to sit and enjoy the sunshine in the vibrant city life for most of the year. Distance: 1,3 km.

Shopping street (Strøget)

Strøget is the famous pedestrian shopping street in Copenhagen's city centre, which extends from Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv. The pedestrian street offers a wide array of shops, ranging from budget-friendly chains to some of the world's most expensive brands. Distance: 1,2 km.

Tivoli entré

Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens is a fairytale amusement park in the heart of Copenhagen. Tivoli opened its doors in 1843, making it the world's second oldest amusement park, and it has been a huge attraction ever since. Distance: 700 m.

Torvehallerne

Torvehallerne is Copenhagen's exclusive food mecca, with cosy halls where you can get your hands on all sorts of ingredients and delicacies. Otherwise, you can enjoy a delicious meal in one of the small eateries. Distance: 1,2 km.

Uformel

Uformel offers a pick 'n' choose menu at great prices. The menu consists of around 15 dishes adapted to seasonal ingredients. The restaurant also features a bar where cocktails are mixed by one of the country's best bartenders. Distance: 400 m.

Carlsberg Brewery

Carlsberg is a world famous brewery, which was founded in 1847. Here, you learn the story behind the Carlsberg name, you can smell the ingredients in the beers and taste the new varieties of the Danish beer. Distance: 2,9 km.

Wallmans

Wallmans Circus Building was designed by the architect Henrik Vilhelm Brinkopff and has a distinctive circular dome and shape. Book a delicious dinner and enjoy a show under the dome of the circus hall. Distance: 300 m.

Øl & Brød

Øl & Brød serves traditional open sandwiches with a modern touch. The classic taste of Denmark's national dish is coupled with an appropriate beer. The kitchen is run by two chefs who won silver at the Danish National Open Sandwich Championships in 2013. Distance: 600 m.

Aamans Etablissement

Aamans Establissement is a Danish bistro known for its trademark sandwiches. The bistro specialises in simple cuisine with a focus on good taste and quality seasonal produce. Distance: 1,8 km.

Langelinie

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid is Copenhagen's landmark located on Langelinie. One of Denmark's biggest tourist attractions, the Mermaid illustrates Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Little Mermaid. Distance: 3,5 km.

The Royal Danish Theatre

The Royal Danish Theatre was founded in 1748 and stages drama, opera, ballet and orchestras – all under one roof. The theatre offers performances for those seeking an exciting and unusual experience. Distance: 1,8 km.

Hard Rock Café

Hard Rock Café Copenhagen is centrally located right by Rådhuspladsen at the start of Strøget. Distance: 600 m.

Hop on - Hop off

Hop on a City Sightseeing bus and experience some of Copenhagen's attractions from the open double-decker. See Nyhavn, the Little Mermaid and Amalienborg Palace, among other places. Jump off when it suits you. Distance: 700 m.

Restaurant Höst

Höst is a restaurant based on seasonal Nordic ingredients, combining traditional cooking methods with flavours from modern Scandinavian cuisine. The restaurant has won three international design awards. Distance: 900 m.

Kongens Nytorv Metro station

Approximately 14,200 travellers pass through Kongens Nytorv metro station on a daily basis, making it Denmark’s fourth most used station. From the station, you can walk to the royal residence Amalienborg Palace, the shopping street Strøget, the charming area of Nyhavn and the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg Palace. Walking distance: 1.8 kilometres.

Q Park

Q-Park is one of Denmark's largest parking companies. The company has 13 car parks dotted around Copenhagen, offering parking spaces if you want to experience the beautiful Copenhagen on foot.

Copenhagen Town Square

Copenhagen's Rådhusplads is the people's square, where people come and go at all hours of the day. Events are often held here. Distance: 700 m.

Tivoli Concert Hall

In the heart of the amusement park Tivoli Gardens, you will find Tivoli Concert Hall which is one of Denmark’s biggest halls with spectacular acoustics and a fantastic scene. The Concert Hall serves as the domicile for Tivoli Garden’s classical music but also hosts a wide range of other performances. Distance: 400 metres

WestMarked at Vesterbro

WestMarket

WestMarket is located between cozy Frederiksberg and trendy Vesterbro. In the large market hall, you'll find everything from delicious bakery, to good wines - which can be enjoyed in the cozy settings. In WestMarket you’ll find it all. Distance: 1,2 km.

Sightseeing

Want to visit Copenhagen from the water? Then set off on a harbour cruise through Copenhagen's scenic canals. Along the way, you are told stories about Copenhagen and the many interesting buildings.

Enjoy a canal tour packed with great experiences and fresh air while you relax with those around you.

The Little Mermaid

One of Denmark's – and therefore also Copenhagen's – main tourist attractions is, of course, the Little Mermaid on Langelinie. The sculpture is loved by most people, and illustrates Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale of the same name.

Have you seen pictures of the Little Mermaid, but never seen her in real life? Then we recommend that you give yourself the opportunity to experience the real deal, next time you visit Copenhagen. She is small and neat. She is admired by many. And she is a must-see attraction.

The area around the Little Mermaid is called Langelinie, and from here you can walk to the Citadel, which also tells an interesting story about Copenhagen.