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Best Things to Do in Copenhagen

Beyond the traditional tourist must-sees -- the Tivoli Gardens, the mesmerizing Little Mermaid and the Strøget -- Copenhagen has a lot to offer. The city is speckled with palaces (especially the marvelous Rosenborg Castle), top-notch museums and parks that draw visitors from around the world. You should also take some time exploring the cobblestone streets and antique stores of historical Indre By.

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#1
Strøget Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: Located in downtown Copenhagen (or Indre By), Strøget is the longest pedestrian street in Europe ... read more»

#2
National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: The National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) is considered one of Europe's best museums and ... read more»

#3
Thorvaldsens Museum
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: The Thorvaldsens Museum resides in Slotsholmen, just south of downtown Copenhagen. It's devoted to ... read more»

#4
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Looking over the neighborhood of Langelinie in the northeastern corner of Frederiksstaden is Copenhagen's ... read more»

#5
Tivoli Gardens
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Located just outside Indre By's western boundary -- a short walk from the Strøget -- are ... read more»

#6
Round Tower (Rundetaarn)
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Located on the Strøget in downtown Copenhagen, the Round Tower is one of the many ... read more»

#7
Rosenborg Castle (Rosenborg Slot)
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Northwest of Frederiksstaden lies the popular Rosenborg Castle, a Dutch Renaissance castle constructed in the ... read more»

#8
Carlsberg Brewery Visitor Center
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: The Carlsberg Brewery, which sits just south of Frederiksberg Park, offers a tour that is ... read more»

#9
Amalienborg Palace
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: Amalienborg Palace sits at the center of Frederiksstaden, just east of Nyhavn. It's the ... read more»

#10
Church of Our Lady Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: Located in downtown Copenhagen, the Church of Our Lady has been drawing visitors since 1829 ... read more»

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