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Things to do in Lyngby

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.
Emergency Room
“This is the oldest amusing park in the world. It's only open during the summer. It's free to enter, but you need to pay to get on any rides. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
“An extremely bizarre yet gorgeous natural park full of deer, with the world's oldest (and strangest) amusement park, Bakken, inside. Bike or take the train to Klampenborg for a long walk through the park, then hit Bellvue beach while you're at it. What a delightfully strange day trip !”
  • 173 locals recommend
“Open Air Museum: The Open Air Museum, Frilandsmuseet, is one of the oldest and biggest open air museums in the world. The Open Air Museum north of Copenhagen is one of the largest and oldest in the world. Spread across 86 acres of land, the museum houses more than 50 farms, mills and houses from the period 1650-1940. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
“Very nice big park. Cycle here or bring you bicycle on the S-train. See the castle and the deers. It's a nice cycling tri up along the coast.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Art museum with a collection of notable French & Danish works, plus summer exhibitions in the park.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Theme Park
“"Bakken" is a 400 years old amusement park situated in a forest outside Copenhagen (20 min train ride from near by Nordhavn station) and is a super choice families with small / big kids. Combine the visit with a swim at the Bellevue Beach close to the train station (Klampenborg) where you arrive / depart. Many locals consider Bakken to be more fun than Tivoli.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Close by, big and spacious, clean and comfortable. Right across the street from the big shopping mall (Lyngby Storcenter) and walking distance from the home. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Shopping Center; H&M, Sportsmaster, Buch and toyshop. And a new nice food court ind the center.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“200 shops inside Lyngby Storcenter - and just as many on the streets out side”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Nearby forest Dyrehaven with Eremetageslottet has been the venue for the famous Hubertusjagt, horce racing and much more for hundreds of years. It's a really tranquil place, and we love it.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“A beautiful lake just nest to Lyngby Station. There is a boat ride you can take from nearby the station and end at Furesøen, next to Holte Station. Also you can bring a bike in the train and take a bike ride around the lake. There is also a beer and sausage vender just next to the lake, tables where you can enjoy your beer or food looking at the scenery. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Another beautiful park just a few minutes walk away. If you enjoy nature it's a must see to walk underneath the Beeches ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Wonderfull lake and forest for hiking, MTB and even swimming. You can also enjoy the many great rowers on the lake for the stadium. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Nice shopping district with a lot of shops and restaurants, together with a shopping mall with a large selection of shops.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Department Store
“A prestigious Danish chain of department stores. If you got the money, there is nothing here, you can not find.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Romantic English inspired landscape park just round the corner. In the summer there is a couple of cafees in the park that we love for cake and coffee :)”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brazilian Restaurant
“Local place for barbeque, swimming in the Lake (Furesø) and an ice cream. Reservation recommended.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Excellent Sushi restaurant, which is highly recommended. A bit pricy, but you won't regret it. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Really nice Danish/classic french cuisine in the middle of Lyngby. Indoor and outdoor serving. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Within walking distance from house (approx. 1,5 km). Romantic, great menu and good wines. A bit pricey (see website to compare). A great culinary experience close by, a relaxed environment, and good service. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“I can really recommend this gem in the mittle of the beautiful nature. you get really great food and a beautiful view from the terrace. this small village in the mittle of the forest used to be a knife factory. today there are several artistic crafts beeing created in the buidings arround. Georg Jensen was born here. also you can walk in the forest from here.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
“This traditional Danish restaurant is a well known place to go for the traditional Danish "Smørrebrød" (open sandwiches). It is idyllically situated in the forest of "Dyrehaven". It is only a 15 minute walk and will take you through the forest. A must try! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Has been voted as the best Sushi in Copenhagen. They have a restaurant in Torvehallerne as well (Nørreport).”
  • 7 locals recommend

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