#7 best destination in the world

Tivoli, Copenhagen

  • Amusement park opened in 1843, and the third-oldest operating amusement park in the world
  • Tivoli is the most visited amusement park in Scandinavia

Christiansborg Palace

  • Palace and government building, and the seat of the Danish Parliament, the Danish Prime Minister’s Office, and the Supreme Court of Denmark
  • Several parts of the palace are used by the Danish monarch, including the Royal Reception Rooms, the Palace Chapel and the Royal Stables
  • It is the only building in the world that houses all three of a country’s branches of government
  • The present building is the last in a series of successive castles and palaces constructed on the same site since the erection of the first castle in 1167

Nyhavn

  • 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district, it is lined by brightly colored 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants
  • The canal harbors many historical wooden ships

Amalienborg

  • Home of the Danish royal family, it consists of four identical classical palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard
  • In the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg’s founder, King Frederick V
  • Amalienborg was originally built for four noble families; however, when Christiansborg Palace burned in 1794, the royal family bought the palaces and moved in
  • Over the years various monarchs and their families have resided in the four different palaces

Rosenborg Castle

  • Renaissance castle originally built as a country summerhouse in 1606
  • It was built in the Dutch Renaissance style, typical of Danish buildings during this period
  • It has been expanded several times, finally evolving into its present condition by the year 1624

The Little Mermaid

  • Bronze statue depicting a mermaid becoming human, displayed on a rock by the waterside
  • Based on the 1837 fairy tale of the same name by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, the statue was unveiled in 1913

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

  • Art museum located on the shore of the Øresund Sound
  • It has an extensive permanent collection of modern and contemporary art, dating from World War II to the present day
  • The museum is acknowledged as a milestone in modern Danish architecture, and is noted for its synthesis of art, architecture, and landscape
  • The museum occasionally also stages exhibitions of work by the great impressionists and expressionists, such as Claude Monet