100 things you have to try in Copenhagen

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100 things you have to try in Copenhagen. With this guide you will be fully covered and have the best time on your trip to Copenhagen! 

  • First of all – rent bikes! The easiest and best way to get around Copenhagen.

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  • Eat at Grød. Grød directly translates to porridge and at Grød they serve you porridge and risotto made of different grains with yummy toppings. Pic source.
  • Visit the Freetown of Christiania and make sure to go down to the lake to see the cute houses. Buzzfeed recently called Christiania place to put on your bucket list, so of you go! End off your walk by stopping at Café Månefiskeren for a snack.
  • Go shopping in some of the hip, Danish design stores such as Nørgaard på Strøget, Mads Nørgaard, Storm, Ganni, Wood Wood, and Henrik Vibskov.

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  • Walk the bridges and canals of Christianshavn. Pic source.
  • Visit Louisiana – a world renowned Modern art museum.
  • Try the world’s best french fries from Café Gavlen.
  • Have brunch at Wulf & Konstali, Mad og Kaffe, and Møller Kaffe og Køkken.
  • Have a tasting menu of 15 different kinds of beer at Nørrebro Bryghus.
  • To be one of the Copenhagen hipsters hang out at Dronning Louise’s Bridge and Sønder Boulevard and go to Kihosk and Dyrehaven for snacks and food.
  • See Tivoli – a must when in Copenhagen.

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  • If the weather allows it, go sailing or swimming in Islands Brygge and jump in the canal of Copenhagen. Pic source.
  • Visit the cool street food market at Papirøen (Papir Island).
  • Try a cup of coffee from Coffee Collective which is evidently where you get the best coffee in the city.
  • Roam around Torvehallerne, a food market with both delicious food stalls and luxury local food shops.
  • Take a walk up Nørrebrogade, one of the most multicultural places in Copenhagen.
  • Visit the Meatpacking District (Kødbyen). In the daytime, there are lots of great restaurants such as Mother, Bollyfood, Gorilla and WeDoFood, and in the night time, Kødbyen offers great partying at Jolene, KB18 or Bakken.
  • Try for yourself which pizza is the best in Copenhagen – see this list.

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  • Have a cup of coffee at Den Plettede Gris (the spotted pig) at Papirøen. The café is owned by designer and multi artist Henrik Vibskov and is, of course, a cool spot. Pic source.
  • Copenhagen loves healthy food. Try a healthy (and delicious!) lunch at Fredco’s, Smag, Urtehuset, simpleRAW or 42Raw.
  • Go splurge at the department stores Illum, Illums Bolighus and Magasin.
  • Visit Carlsberg Bryggeriet, the former beer brewery.

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  • Take a walk in the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Pic source.
  • Have dinner at restaurant Tårnet, a restaurant inside of the tower of the government building.
  • Shop at Hay for nice Danish design.
  • Go see if the queen is home at Amalienborg Castle.
  • Visit Langelinie, Toldboden, and Halvandet for a hip ambiance and a nice ocean view.
  • Look at art at Statens Museum for Kunst.

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  • Ride the metro to the new neighborhood Ørestad to see amazing, innovative architecture. Pic source.
  • Be amazed by the new aquarium and its fish life at The Blue Planet.
  • Hike up Rundetårn, a fun experience.
  • Ride the metro.

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  • See for yourself the world’s smallest hotel with only one room called Central Hotel and Cafe, and maybe even stay for a night. Pic source.
  • Enjoy the spectacular view from restaurant and rooftop Restaurant Hovedtelegrafen. (CLOSED!)
  • See what the fuss is about and why the avocado on rye bread is such a popular eats in Copenhagen at Parterre or Atelier September, the popular Copenhagen cafés.
  • Indulge in sweets and cakes from La Glace, the traditional and world famous patisserie or try the cheesecake from Bertel’s Salon or Strangas Dessert Boutique.

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  • Visit Glyptoteket for art and their divine looking winter garden. Pic source.
  • Have coffee at Original Coffee’s lovely balcony in Illum.
  • Get tipsy with delicious cocktails from Lidkoeb, Ruby’s or The Barking Dog.
  • Get a great view of Copenhagen from the tower of Vor Frelsers church.
  • Enjoy the good vibe of Bopa Plads, try the cute Café Pixie. They also have a nice garden and they serve a very good brunch and a very good burger. photo 100 things to do superkilen_zpsgcjbooug.jpg
  • Go to Superkilen park and hang out. Pic source.
  • Take a walk in Brumleby or Kartoffelrækkerne – old social housings in the form of the cutest little townhouses.
  • Soak up the sun in Kongens Have (King’s Garden) where you can also see the beautiful Rosenborg Castle.

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  • Have smørrebrød – a traditional Danish lunch. Try Aamann’s, Nimb or a restaurant in NyhavnPic source.
  • Visit Elmegade and Jægersborggade for that hipster feeling you know from Berlin.
  • For a great sushi dinner try Sticks ‘n’ Sushi (preferably the one in the Tivoli Hotels located on the 12th floor).
  • Do a guided boat tour.
  • Be sure to have a crazy night out to experience how good Danish people are at partying.
  • Denmark is known for its amazing bakeries. Pay Lagkagehuset a visit and try whatever from there – everything is good.

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  • Take a walk in Nyhavn and see the Copenhagen you’ve always seen in pictures. Pic source.


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