There are many reasons to choose Denmark as your next travel destination. The Danes are famous for many things such as style, design, food, bicycles, history and festivals. Denmark is also world-famous for brands like Bang & Olufsen, Lego and Georg Jensen Jewellery.
Other interesting facts about Denmark:
The Danish flag is considered to be the oldest continuously used national flag in the world.
The monarchy in Denmark is over 1,000 years old and is the oldest monarchy in Europe to still exist.
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Below are listed 25 things to do in Denmark. These 25 things to do in Denmark also corresponds to some of the top attractions in Copenhagen.
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1. The restaurant of Noma
Try the best food in Denmark. Noma is a two Michelin star restaurant run by chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 Noma has been ranked as The Best Restaurant in the world by world-wide Restaurant magazines.
2. The Old Tivoli Garden
3. The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
4. The little Mermaid
5. The freetown of Christiania
6. Strøget: The shopping street
Strøget is the longest pedestrian shopping area in Europe. This hopping street offers a lot of the most famous and expensive stores in the world. At some point during your stay in Copenhagen, you will without a doubt end up here.
7. See the Capital on Bike (ByCykler)
The capital of Copenhagen is a very green city. One of the major reasons is that Danes love to bicycle. If you are used to stay in cities without cycle paths you will get surprised how many bikes there are during rush hours.
Every day 1.2 million kilometres (0.75 million miles) are cycled in Copenhagen, with 36% of all citizens commuting to work, school or university by bicycle. In fact, more people commute by bicycle in greater Copenhagen than cycle to work in the entire United States. 80% of all cyclists in Copenhagen ride all winter.
8. Amalienborg Castle
10. Rosenborg Castle
11. Amalienborg Museum
Amalienborg Museum is located in Christian 8.s palace on Amalienborg. The entrance is in the gate closest to Frederiksgade. Nearest metro station is Kongens Nytorv.
12. Frederik’s Church
Frederik’s Church is popularly known as The Marble Church and has the biggest dome in Scandinavia.
What to do in Denmark
13. The resort of Skagen
Skagen is Denmark’s northernmost town and is the best holiday destination in Denmark.
Read also: Skagen Town, Top Of Denmark
14. Råbjerg Mile
15. The old town of Ribe
Ribe is the oldest town of Denmark and can be dated back to the early 8th century AD. The old town of Ribe is known for it’s ancient buildings, the church and the stunning marsh landscape.
Personally, I think Ribe is Denmark’s most charming city. Definitely, worth a visit.
16. The Wadden Sea (Vadehavet)
Read also: Best beaches in Denmark
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Aarhus. Museum ARoS is one of the largest art museums in northern Europe, 10 storeys tall with a total floor area of 17,000 m². The picture is from the top of the museum.
18. Old Town of Aarhus
The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark (Danish: Den Gamle By), is an open-air town museum. In 1914 the museum opened as the world’s first open-air museum.
It consists of 75 historical buildings collected from 20 townships in all parts of the country. The oldest structure is a storage house from Aalborg dated back to c. 1550.
19. The Hans Christian Andersen Museum
20. Kronborg Slot
Grenen is a 4 km long curved sandy spit system, north of the town of Skagen. The spit is formed over thousands of years. On the tip two seas meets. Skagen is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, with more than 1 million visitors each year.
22. Møns klint
Møns Klint is popular with tourists from across Europe with around 250,000 visitors per year.
The bright chalk cliffs stretch 6 km from the castle park of Liselund in the north to the lighthouse in the south. Some of the cliffs fall a sheer 120 m to the sea below.
Another famous chalk cliff is Stevns Klint located in the southwestern part of Zealand, which newly has been declared a world heritage site.
23. Roskilde Cathedral (Domkirke)
Read also: Nyhavn Canal in Copenhagen, Denmark
25. Black Sun (Sort sol)
Read also: Black Sun Denmark (Sort sol)
I hope you have been inspired by this list of 25 things to do in Denmark.
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