Free Things To Do in Copenhagen
- #1View all PhotosfreeNyhavn#1 in CopenhagenCafes, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE1 to 2 hoursTIME TO SPENDCafes, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE1 to 2 hoursTIME TO SPEND...Read More »
Situated in the central Indre By neighborhood, this bustling area once served as Copenhagen's commercial port. Today, the region features a variety of eateries inside its restored homes, some of which were built in the late 1600s. In fact, a few famous artists and writers formerly lived in Nyhavn, including Heinrich Gustav Ferdinand Holm (a painter and engraver best known for his Copenhagen depictions) and Hans Christian Andersen (who penned fairy tales like "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling."
- #2View all PhotosfreeWalking Tours#2 in CopenhagenTours, FreeTYPE2 hours to Half DayTIME TO SPENDTours, FreeTYPE2 hours to Half DayTIME TO SPEND...Read More »
Copenhagen's relatively small size and concentration of noteworthy sights in the central Indre By district make it easy to explore on foot. Available walking tours range from food-focused experiences with tastings to music-centric options with stops at jazz venues to traditional walks that delve into the city's history.
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One of Denmark's most iconic religious sites is the Church of Our Saviour in Christianshavn. Built in the 1680s and opened in 1696, this Palladian-style church was designed by Danish architect Lambert van Haven. Inside, you'll find a carillon with 48 bells, an organ built in 1698 and an altar that depicts a scene from the New Testament. But the church's standout detail is its oak spire. Created by Danish architect Lauritz de Thurah, the impressive spire features an outdoor spiral staircase, gilded iron rails and a gilded statue of Christ on a globe.
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One of Copenhagen's most iconic attractions is its Little Mermaid statue. Located in Østerbro just south of Langelinie, the neighborhood's pier, the statue is based on the fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. It is made of bronze and granite, and has been a fixture on Copenhagen's waterfront since 1913.
- #12View all PhotosfreeStrøget#12 in CopenhagenCafes, Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE1 to 2 hoursTIME TO SPENDCafes, Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE1 to 2 hoursTIME TO SPEND...Read More »
Situated in Indre By between H. C. Andersens Boulevard and King's New Square, Strøget is one of the longest pedestrian streets in Europe and Copenhagen's largest shopping area. It contains a series of interconnected streets that are lined with numerous boutiques and cafes. You'll find upscale brands like Burberry, Gucci and Louis Vuitton here, so make sure to bring your credit card.
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