Denmark’s capital Copenhagen is by far the most popular tourist destination in this beautiful Scandinavian country. With so many sights to see, numerous activities to participate in, and tons of delicious food to eat, Copenhagen offers something for everyone.
Tourists from all over the world arrive by sea, air or land to experience the best places in Copenhagen, including the Tivoli, a famous garden and the second oldest amusement park in the world with thrilling roller coasters, beautiful fountains, flower beds and impressive he designed lights throughout the park, as well as in the Tivoli Concert Hall, an important venue for classical music. Another popular tourist spot is the statue of The Little Mermaid that sits on a rock near the water on the Langelinie promenade. The statue has been an icon in Copenhagen since 1913 and is based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Copenhagen is also home to many castles, restaurants, museums and is the ideal place to experience the exciting nightlife.
The National Museum is the largest museum of cultural history and archeology in Denmark and contains history of Danish and foreign cultures. The National Gallery has collections from the 12th century to the present day and houses works by artists such as Picasso, Rembrandt, Matisse, Rubens, and Haaning. Other notable museums include the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum, the Thorvaldsens Museum, the Ordrupgaard Museum, the Louisiana Museum, the Danish Design Museum, and the Cisternerne Museum. The Copenhagen Concert Hall, the Royal Danish Theater, Vega in the Vesterbro district and the Copenhagen Opera House are just some of the popular places in the city to see exciting musical, symphonic or ballet performances.
While getting around by car is easy in Copenhagen, residents are encouraged to walk or bike to help keep their city green. Taking advantage of public transport is also recommended and is easy to do with Copenhagen’s excellent metro system that gets passengers where they need to go in the city, the S train network that connects outlying districts, as well as the railways of the city. main line connecting the surroundings. areas towards the airport and the famous Øresund bridge. Currently, the city is expanding its public transportation system to accommodate its two million passengers per month.
Recognized as one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world, Copenhagen goes further in the field of energy conservation and its unprecedented commitment to achieving high environmental standards has earned the city the title of “Capital European Green 2014 “due to its ambitious goals and was also the world’s leading green city in the 2012 Global Green Economy Index.
Copenhagen was also voted one of the happiest countries in the world and it’s easy to see why. With its universal health care system, free education, and an incredible level of social security, Copenhagen remains a place where its residents are proud to call home.