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Copenhagen
Travel Guide

Copenhagen which includes a bay or harbor

Making a visit to the capital of Denmark is like stepping into a fairy tale, as this picturesque Scandinavian city by the sea embodies Old World charm.

Copenhagen mixes a fascinating heritage with stylish modern designs. Explore the charming city with its beautiful harbors, cycling culture and great public transportation system to find out why Copenhagen is praised for its quality of life.

Copenhagen has an international airport and is also connected to all major European cities by bus, train and boat. Denmark is part of the EU, but the Danish kroner is still its currency. English is widely spoken in this multicultural capital of 600,000 people. To save money, purchase the cOPENhagen CARD and get free entry or attractive discounts on most of the major attractions, transportation, gear rental and restaurant meals.

Discover Copenhagen’s origins as a 12th-century fishing town in the City Museum and then try fresh seafood in the Nyhavn (New Harbor). The National Museum of Denmark shows how Vikings once ruled the surrounding waters. The Danish capital is on the strait between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Its northern location brings long winters, but visitors appreciate seeing the magic of the historic city draped in snow.

In summer, Copenhagen’s parks and waterfront precincts come alive and Tivoli Gardens opens its doors. This central location is one of the oldest theme parks in the world. Kids will also love the Copenhagen Zoo. To see where Denmark’s royals reside, head to Amalienborg Palace. From there, walk or cycle along the waterfront to find the sculpture of The Little Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved fairy tale.

The Round Tower also seems to emerge straight from the children’s books of this popular Danish author and the tall structure has some dark tales of its own. Another magnificent lookout point is the corkscrew-shaped spire of the 17th-century Church of Our Saviour. From its windows it is easy to see why so many people fall in love with Copenhagen.

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Where to stay in Copenhagen

Comwell Copenhagen Portside Dolce by Wyndham
Comwell Copenhagen Portside Dolce by Wyndham
3.5 out of 5
Alexandriagade 1, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden
The price is ¥10,738 per night from Jul 2 to Jul 2
Located in Osterbro, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Parken Stadium, Little Mermaid, and Nyhavn. Copenhagen Opera House and Amalienborg Palace are also within ...
3.7/5Good! (10 reviews)
Personale i verdensklasse
"Super godt oplevelse med personalet både i receptionen og restaurant. Ny åbent hotel, så stadig små mangler. Omkring hotellet er en masse byggeri igang i dagstimerne"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Comwell Copenhagen Portside Dolce by Wyndham
Comfort Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Comfort Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Ellehammersvej, Kastrup, Copenhagen
The price is ¥12,590 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Situated near the beach, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from The Blue Planet Aquarium and within 3 mi (5 km) of Amager Beach Park and Field's Shopping Centre. Copenhagen ...
4.4/5Excellent! (11 reviews)
"Nice rooms lack of charging points for Apple products!"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Comfort Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport
4 out of 5
Ellehammersvej 20, Kastrup
The price is ¥15,404 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Situated near the beach, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Amager Beach Park, The Blue Planet Aquarium, and Field's Shopping Centre. Copenhagen Opera House ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,267 reviews)
"Great location near airport- walking distance. Very nice room- view of Copenhagen. Friendly staff. Would stay here again!"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport
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NORD Hotel Apartments
NORD Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Nyrnberggade 31, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden
The price is ¥10,166 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 11
Located in Amager, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Amager Beach Park, Copenhagen Opera House, and Nyhavn. Tivoli Gardens and Little Mermaid ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (61 reviews)
"The location was excellent. Would have liked an additional window. We were in a corner room with only one window over the door, thus felt very closed in."

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

NORD Hotel Apartments
STAY Seaport
STAY Seaport
4 out of 5
Murmanskgade 15, Nordhavn, Copenhagen
Located in the heart of Copenhagen, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Parken Stadium, Little Mermaid, and Faelledparken. Amalienborg Palace is 2.1 mi ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (564 reviews)
"Really nice apartments, great location and good service. Will be back."

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

STAY Seaport
Living Suites
Living Suites
3 out of 5
Rundforbivej 295, Naerum
The price is ¥13,040 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 4
Situated in the suburbs, this aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Open Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet), Frederiksdal Fribad, and Bakken. Bellevue Beach and Little ...
4.4/5Excellent! (236 reviews)
"Amazing place"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Living Suites
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