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City Guide Copenhagen, Denmark

Visiting Copenhagen

Copenhagen, the largest city and capital of Denmark, is hugely popular with visitors thanks to a mix of modern attractions and old school charm. From the Little Mermaid to the free-town of Christiania, this city has its own unique character, where historical buildings rub shoulders with slick shopping streets, all brought together by its network of canals.

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Copenhagen City Reviews

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Cute and costly Copenhagen

    I found Copenhagen to be a beautiful and lovely city. Although the public transport is excellent, you won't need it, since one of the charms of Copenhagen is that it's small enough to be able stroll around and visit everything on foot. The city offers plenty of shops and eateries. I was surprised about the superb proficiency in English and the friendliness of the Danes. The only downside is that everything is very expensive here.

    Insider Tip:Don't get excited about the statue of the Little Mermaid and the city of Malmö in Sweden; I found them rather disappointing.

  • 20%

    Anonymous

    Copenhagen

    A nice city, if you can get out of the city centre to see the parks and castles. I found the city centre scuzzy and a bit dirty, lots of broken glass etc.

    Insider Tip:The locals might run you over on their bikes. They dont like to stop.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Copenhagen

    This city is a great getaway for 2-3 days max. There is much to see and do, but the country is very expensive in general, especially for Americans.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Copenhagen

    wonderful city, wonderful atmosphere. Loved being here for a short visit in summer before it was high tourist season.

    Insider Tip:Bring linens as most hostels will charge here (this is my opinion but not verified more than personal experience with two hostels) as compared to other cities I have visited in two months in europe. not so vegetarian friendly, but you can find stuff with patience. One of the more expensive places in europe but worth spending a day or two :)

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Chill and Beautiful!

    Copenhagen was absolutely beautiful! And easy to walk around, if you don't like to ride bikes. The people are super friendly!

    Insider Tip:Christiana is not scary or dangerous. Definitely check it out! The little lake right nearby is perfect for using your "free town" purchases.

Denmark: Itinerary

With a population of over one and three quarter million people, Copenhagen is Scandinavia's largest city and one which has much to offer. From hippy towns to old squares to inner-city amusement parks, this city has it all.

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