Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s liveliest city. A quarter of all Danes live in the capital which is now linked to Sweden via the Öresund Bridge. There is plenty to discover in the city: follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen, visit some of the countless sights such as the famous Mermaid, or go shopping in the Vesterbro district.
Art, culture & events
Tivoli Gardens Opening
Rust (Guldberggade 8) is the place for concerts and club sound – top Danish and international DJs rule the decks here.
Anyone looking for a bit more of a spacious party venue should head to
Parkcafe (Österbrogade 79), which serves up dance music on several floors.
The Oak Room (Birkegarde 10) is one of the city’s best destinations for a cocktail. Savour cool drinks in a hot club.
If you want to try the famous Smørrebrød then Ida Davidson (Store Kongensgade 70) is probably your best bet. There is also a broad selection of regional delicacies to choose from.
There is never any shortage of fresh fish in Copenhagen, after all the city is on an island in the middle of the Öresund. Popular restaurant Cap Horn (Nyhavn 21) specialises in Danish fish dishes.
Nørrebro Bryghus (Ryesgade 3) offers great food at unbeatable value for money. Restaurantgoers can also join in a beer tasting session.
Former workers’ district Vesterbro has turned into one of the plushest parts of town in recent years. Residents include some of Copenhagen’s biggest fashion designers.
Europe’s largest shopping street Strøget is home to all the big fashion labels such as Kenzo and Luis Vuitton.