Top 30 attractions

Most of Copenhagen's major attractions are within walking distance. Here you will find a guide to the 30 most visited in Copenhagen and the capital region.

Copenhagen on a budget

If you want to squeeze as much as possible out of Copenhagen, without blowing your travel budget, here are some great affordable and free places.

Top 10 Danish design

Functional. Elegant. Timeless simplicity. Danish Design is all those things and more. Here is our shopping guide to the best interior design stores.


Top 10 Danish fashion

Many of the leading Danish fashion brands have their own flagship store in the city centre, but you should also take the time to discover upcoming Danish designers located in small boutiques around the city.

Top 10 Danish jewellery

Danish jewellery designers are at the top of their league. In the top 10 are classic silver by Georg Jensen and colourful stones by Ole Lynggaard.

Top 10 art museums

Copenhagen is home to internationally acknowledged art museums attracting artist from all over the world.

Top 10 Danish lunch

A truly unique Danish food experience, you can get at lunch time in Copenhagen, when the unique smørrebrød (literally spread bread, or open faced sandwich), is served.

Opening hours

Shopping in Copenhagen
Since the liberalisation of the socalled Danish closing hour law 1 October 2012, the shops in Copenhagen are allowed to stay open every Sunday and longer on Saturdays and weekdays.

Opening hours vary though, and department stores and supermarkets usually stay open longer. Outside ordinary shopping hours various kiosks are open for sale of tobacco, newspapers and sweets etc. Bakeries, florists and souvenir shops are usually open seven days a week.

These are the most common opening hours:

Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 12:00 - 16:00

For more information visit Copenhagen City Center's website. Information in Danish only.

In 2015 the shops will be closed:

1 January 2015 (New Year's Day) 
2 April 2015 (Maundy Thursday) 
3 April 2015 (Good Friday) 
5 April 2015 (Easter Sunday)
6 April 2015 (Easter Monday) 
1 May 2015 (Day of Prayer)
14 May 2015 (Ascension Day)
24 May 2015 (Whit Sunday) 
25 May 2015 (Whit Monday)
5 June 2015 (Constitution Day)
24 December 2015 (Christmas Eve)
25 December 2015 (Christmas Day)
26 December 2015 (Boxing Day)
1 January 2016 (New Year's Day) 

Office hours:

Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00/16:30.

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