Considered as one of most bicycle friendly cities, Copenhagen is a governmental, economic and cultural centre of Denmark. Home to some of the oldest buildings and history dating back as early as 11th century, the city became more prominent after the completion of Oresund Bridge, connecting with Sweden’s province of Scania. By booking cheap flights to Copenhagen, you will discover historical landmarks in juxtaposition with modern society.
Make a visit to Denmark’s largest museum: National Museum of Denmark which was built in 1743-44. Your eyes will appreciate the authenticity of stucco in ceiling, panels and oak parquet floor. It contains archaeological and cultural discoveries from both Danish and foreign origins. When you’re done with history, it’s time to marvel masterpieces at SMK-The National Gallery of Denmark (Staten’s Museum for Kunst). Not only will you experience Danish and international art from the past 7 centuries, but also royal collections, art talks, concerts, guided tours and workshops. From both classical Renaissance to contemporary and modern art, you will enjoy the elegant pieces made by Nolde, Matisse, Abramovic, Mantegna, Rubens and others.
Many to be considered as one of the most expensive cities, Dream World Travel can help you get cheap airline tickets so that you don’t miss an opportunity to experience this city. Observe and enjoy the mix of amusement with culture at Tivoli Gardens. At nights, stepping through the arc will give visitors a fairy-tale vibe with an even fascinating sight during Christmas with firework displays and special performances. After being refreshed, stroll through the shopping centre: Stroget where you will also come across beautiful sights and street performers.
This vibrant destination was previously a busy commercial port packed with sailors and pubs. The old houses have been renovated (except No.9 which dates back to 1681) and cosy restaurants have established here. People enjoy the canal scenery, jazz music and delicious food. You’ll also come across house No. 20: former home to the beloved Danish fairy-tale writer, Hans Christian Andersen.
You know New York City by its Statue of Liberty and Rio de Janeiro by its Christ the Redeemer. Copenhagen has got its little mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue). Based on the fairy-tale by Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, it was sculpted by Edvard Eriksen out of bronze and granite.
This famous landmark serves as the oldest observatory of Denmark. Build by Christian IV, it gained fame for its astronomical achievements thanks to Tycho Brahe. To see the tower’s core, you can view it from the floating glass floor. It contributes as exhibitions of art, history and science.
Originally inhabited by hippies in the 1970s, it is a self-proclaimed autonomous district in Copenhagen; a society within a society. It even has an unofficial anthem called ‘I Kan ikke slå os ihjel’ (You cannot kill us) written by Tom Lunden. This society is a mix of beautiful nature, music venues, art galleries and others.
The palace houses the Danish Parliament, the Supreme Court and the Ministry of State. You’ll want to take a breath taking view of the city in all directions by head for the Christiansborg Tarnet (the highest viewpoint of Copenhagen). Adjoining the palace is Christiansborg Kirke, Danish Royal family church. Here, people witness christenings, confirmations and funerals.
If you are in the mood for shopping extravaganza and want to jump into the liveliest street of Copenhagen, Stroget will be the first thing in pop in people’s minds. With historic buildings and fountains, it contains an Italian-inspired City Hall, an ornate Jens Olsen’s World Clock and the famous statue of Hans Christian Andersen.
Ever thought about riding an ancient roller coaster? No, too absurd of a thought? Copenhagen will surprise you. Bakken, as it is known in short, is a 431 year old amusement park with a delightful green area. It is one of Scandinavia's unique places packed with 33 roller coasters, drop towers, ferris wheels and much more.
In 2013, it was termed as the happiest city in the world by World Happiness Report.
In 1416, it was considered a capital of Denmark, Norway and Sweden under Kalmar Union which lasted for 150 years.
There is University of Copenhagen established since 1479.
Tivoli Garden was a source of inspiration to Walt Disney’s Disneyland.
The Little Mermaid is the symbol of Denmark.
By checking the view from Christiansborg Tarnet, you can see the sea connecting to Sweden.