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Best things to do in Copenhagen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
“Best amusement park. Full of rollercoasters etc. Beautiful at night too, pretty lights and all.”
1327local recommendations
Beach
“Unique place - freedom and happiness are the essentials in this autonomous community 10 minutes away by bike.”
1273local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“A very cool place with a lot of restaurants and bars. It has a very good nightlife, as it is very hip and contains a lot of well-visited bars. It is an old meat packing area, and all the restaurants have kept the raw and industrial look, but in a very modern way.”
1099local recommendations
Food Court
“The foodmarket of copenhagen: Meat, fish, flowers, delicatessen, vegetables. Best place to buy food in town, and this place is packed with tapas, take-away food and small restaurants.”
1041local recommendations
Park
“Great place in the summer. Here you will find the locals whent the weather is good.”
959local recommendations
Cemetery
“This is a very famous cemetery where the famous writer H.C. Andersen is buried. The Danes uses the cemetery as a park. Go through that one to find Jægersborggade. ”
1097local recommendations
Beach
“The lovely Amager Strandpark is a beach promenade. It's possible to rent water sport, activities or simply enjoy an ice creme. There are always things going om at the promenade. ”
670local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“The statue is a national landmark nad is for many synonymous with the capital. The Little Marmaid is created in 1913, and inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale of the same name. You can also see the statue from a canal cruise.”
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Pedestrian Plaza
“The most famous shopping street in Copenhagen. You will find most shops you are looking for around this area. ”
575local recommendations
Flea Market
“This and intersecting Steffansgade is one of the most charming little streets in the city, with great shopping, eating, drinking, and generally being merry. Go there!”
573local recommendations
Park
“If the weather is good you should consider doing what a lot of locals do - do a picnic in The King’s Garden (Kongens Have). There is a food market in the area - perfect for picnic shopping before you go in the park - it is called Torvehallerne.”
508local recommendations
Park
“A nice big park where many locals hang out in the summer. Pack a picnic or grab something at the cafe. ”
632local recommendations
Art Museum
“Statens Museum for Kunst is a museum both for adults and children. Sometimes the museum arranges the museum special exhibitions. Price: 120,- for adults - Children under 18 are free. Opening Hours: Tuesday: 10 - 18 Wednesday: 10 - 20 Thursday - Sunday: 10 - 18 Monday: Closed The Museum is special opened on July 10th and October 14th. REMEMBER! The museum is closed on December 24th, December 25th, December 31st and January 1st.”
599local recommendations
Palace
“Amalienborg was constructed in 1700's and is made up of four identical buildings. It is still functions as residence for the Royal Family. Amalienborg is also known for its Royal Guard, called Den Kongelige Livgarde. The Royal Guard march form their barracks in Gothergade, at 11:30 through the streets of Copenhagen and end up at Amalienborg at 12:00 where the changing of the guards take place.”
480local recommendations
Zoo
“If you are into animals and nice zoos (I am), this is the place to go to. The zoo is constantly being upgraded to provide as close to nature environments as possible. During spring 2019 the zoo will recieve a couple of Pandas which are the talk of town amongst animal lovers. The zoo is not only for fun. A lot of research takes place and the visitors are invited to participate in various activities. These are popular, so book in advance: https://www.zoo.dk/en//?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1dbpwKGp4AIV1-eaCh2kGAicEAAYASAAEgLAa_D_BwE There's a nice cafeteria with decent food inside the zoo and a shop with the cutest toy animals. ”
463local recommendations
Scandinavian Restaurant
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“New wave bistro with organic fare and natural wines, from renowned chef Christian Puglisi.”
360local recommendations