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Things to do in Copenhagen

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theme Park
“Tivoli is a must-visit - at night it is beautifully lit with colourful lights all over the old amusement park. Kids will love it!”
  • 1260 locals recommend
Beach
“If you are into weed or not is not my business, but I regardless recommend a day time visit to understand this unique suburb.”
  • 1178 locals recommend
Park
“Green garden with small canals and the beautiful castle on top of the hill next to the zoo”
  • 933 locals recommend
Food Court
“Danish food court with also amazing vegetables and fruit stands and beautiful flower shop with amazingly selection of seasonal flowers to get inspired”
  • 1011 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Good place for lots of different restaurants and bars. Plus a great little coffee place called Prolog (I would say best coffee in CPH)”
  • 1108 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Part burial ground, part oasis, it’s the final resting place for cultural treasures like Hans Christian Andersen and Søren Kierkegaard – and the best place to take your morning stroll. ”
  • 1080 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A must see when in Copenhagen and only 15 min walk a way - and halfway to Nyhavn and the charming old part of Copenhagen.”
  • 624 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Denmarks National Gallery - great paintings collection, beginning from the 15th century up until today. Lovely café, too! ”
  • 519 locals recommend
Beach
“Nice Beach and promenade with lot of activities at summer and calm and beutifull in winter. ”
  • 644 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Zoo in Copenhagen is indeed a unique place. Compared to other Zoos, it really stands out, which is probably because they are dedicated to activate the animals and building great houses for them. The famous Danish architect Bjarke Ingels (BIG) designed the enclosure for the pandas, and the world known British architect Norman Foster designed the Elephant House. The Arctic Ring that house the Polar Bears and Penguins (made by architechts Dall og Lindhardtsen) is also amazing.”
  • 410 locals recommend
Park
“Green area in the middle of Copenhagen city close to Nyhavn, Nyboder, Konges Nytorv and many other’s beautiful and amazing architecturally. Take a walk in the area.”
  • 498 locals recommend
Park
“The biggest park in Copenhagen city, go by the small lake for a wilder area with huge trees and a 'forest' feeling.”
  • 604 locals recommend
Palace
“This is where Queen Margrethe The 2nd lives. If you're very lucky you might see her out and about in town! I've seen her twice ;)”
  • 451 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“The most famous shopping street in Copenhagen. You will find most shops you are looking for around this area. ”
  • 513 locals recommend
Flea Market
“This and intersecting Steffansgade is one of the most charming little streets in the city, with great shopping, eating, drinking, and generally being merry. Go there!”
  • 546 locals recommend
Bay
“This is Copenhagen most charming area with bars/ restaurants and right at the channel. The Metro runs straight to here from Nordhavn - 4 minutes.”
  • 367 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Food Court
“Danish food court with also amazing vegetables and fruit stands and beautiful flower shop with amazingly selection of seasonal flowers to get inspired”
  • 1011 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“Check it out. Highly recommended. Good organic nordic food. The whole street is covered with nice shops. Do not miss it.”
  • 352 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Some of the best roasters in Copenhagen. Have a great coffee and small breakfast here!”
  • 241 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“The best pizza in town! They have brunch in the weekend with a buffet of salads, pizza and sweets. It is great in the evening for casual food and drinks”
  • 254 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“super good Italian, mostly super gourmet pizza and great wine. next to the movie theater, literally one block from the flat.”
  • 228 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“"Madklubben" or food club, is a local favorite. They have amazing food and a real "hygge" atmosphere. It's good for solo travelers, couples, groups and family. ”
  • 218 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Relay, in Jægersborggade on Nørrebro, is proud to deliver a 'no nonsense' gastronomic experience. A creative cuisine free of the cultural heritage of traditional restaurants that go after the Michelin stars, and at the same time without being labeled as one of the usual fine restaurants, brasseries, or bistro restaurants. Relay again became a star in the Michelin Nordic Cities 2019 Guide and was ranked 39th in the list of 'World's 50 Best Restaurants' in 2017. Relay has also been named the world's most sustainable restaurant in 2016. The chefs have traveled around the world to find gastronomic delights and mouthfuls that turn their legs away from guests. The wine list also consists of a large number of good European wines. The atmosphere at Relay is unpretentious, warm and inviting and easy to feel at home in.”
  • 240 locals recommend
Café
“Danes like a good drink! So there are lots of good places in the nearby area to go and get one. This one has a very relaxing vibe and is the perfect place to enjoy a local draft beer.”
  • 226 locals recommend

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