Denmark Adventures – Copenhagen – Walking Tour
Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish word meaning to recognise a moment or feeling of happiness.
The Kingdom of Denmark is a Nordic country in Northern Europe, and the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries. Denmark uses the krone (crown), and not the euro.
Copenhagen is the capital and the most populous city in Denmark. It is located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; the nearest major airport is Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (CPH).
1. Hotel Osterport is really close to the Osterport train station. See if you can spot signs from the hotels past as a World War II military barracks. Try a typical Danish breakfast before your big walking tour of the city. Keep a bottle of water with you as you walk.
2.The National Gallery of Denmark is the Danish national gallery, located in the centre of Copenhagen.
3. Rosenborg Castle is a renaissance castle located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The castle was originally built as a country summerhouse in 1606.
4.The Round Tower (formerly Stellaburgis Hafniens) is a 17th-century tower located in central Copenhagen, originally built as an astronomical observatory.
5. Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen was founded in 1843 and has become a national treasure and an international attraction.
6.Fisketorvet – Copenhagen Mall is a shopping centre located on Kalvebod Brygge waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is Denmark’s third largest shopping center by size.
7.The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum built around the personal collection of Carl Jacobsen, the son of the founder of the Carlsberg Breweries.
8.Christiansborg Palace is the seat of the Danish Parliament, the Danish Prime Minister’s Office, and the Supreme Court of Denmark.
9.The Black Diamond is a modern waterfront extension to the Royal Danish Library’s old building on Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen, Denmark.
10. Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark. The nearest metro station is Kongens Nytorv.
11.The Copenhagen Opera House is the national opera house of Denmark, and among the most modern opera houses in the world.
12. Amalienborg is the home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.
13.The Little Mermaid is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade.
14. The Gefion Fountain is a large fountain that features a group of oxen pulling a plow and being driven by the Norse goddess Gefjon.
15.The Citadel (Kastellet): is one of the best preserved fortresses in Northern Europe. It is constructed in the form of a pentagon with bastions at its corners.
16. The Swedish Church (Swedish Gustaf’s Church): is the church of the Swedish congregation in Copenhagen, Denmark.
17. Østerport Station is a main line and S-train railway station in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located between the districts of Indre By and Østerbro, and is named for the historic Østerport city gate, near the original location of which it is located.