Copenhagen has many parks and gardens that are perfect places to relax, sunbathe, go for a stroll or have a picnic. Most parks offer lots of playground fun for the kids.
The King’s Garden is a popular spot for Copenhageners and during summer their puppet theatre is a hit with the children.
Frederiksberg Gardens has a Chinese gazebo, open spaces, a lake and canals, where you can go on a short boat tour during summer. From the park you can also see the elephant enclosure in the neighbouring Zoo.
Fælledparken is Copenhagen’s largest park. Throughout summer the park hosts several free events.
This beautiful park is named by its close proximity to Amalienborg Palace. The park was designed by the Belgian landscape architect, Jean Delogne, and adorned with sculptures from the Italian artist, Arnaldo Pomodoro.It is a green oasis in the middle of the city, protected from both noise, and wind, with beautiful flowers of all shapes and colours.
A nice breathing space in the vibrant city is Botanical Garden. 25 acres of landscape garden (laid out in 1874) with rare trees, shrubs and herbs. It is free to walk around the beautiful garden.
One of the greatest Baroque works in Denmark, this palace was not built for residence, but used when the royals went hunting.Set in Dyrehaven, the palace is closed to the public, but it is worth taking a stroll in the beautiful forest and admiring the exterior of the building.
The Frederiksberg Gardens, inspired by English landscape gardens, is a romantic garden area adjacent to the Frederiksberg Castle. Boat tours operate all summer, and it is a great way to get an idea of the vastness of the gardens.
Fælledparken is the largest park in Copenhagen. All through the summer you will find people here who are sun bathing, playing games, going for a run and children playing. The park area is also used for larger events and festivals.
The National Archives has a green roof of 7,200 m2, and here you can take a ride on bicycle or skateboard or just hang out and enjoy a green space in the city center.
No other place in Europe will you find a nature area of this size so close to a metropolis and with metro connection to the gate. Vestamager offers wide expanses, where sun, light, and damp, salty earth are vital elements for the plants and animals that live on this littoral meadow.
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Ryvangen Memorial Park (Mindelunden) in Hellerup on the outskirts of Copenhagen is a beautiful park commemorating the Danish freedom fighters who were executed here or elsewhere, or died in German concentration camps, during World War II.Many men of famous Danish resistance groups, like the Hvidsten Group and Holger Danske, ended their lives here.
Skovlunde City Park is a green oasis in the middle of Skovlunde just outside Copenhagen.Experience local theater plays on the open-air stage, concerts and other events at the City Park.
Sønder Boulevard on Vesterbro got a serious facelift in 2007, which resulted in a long, green belt with endless possibilities for activities for all ages.
The Carlsberg garden is a hidden oasis beside Dansehallerne and the developing city in Carlsberg.The garden is filled with beautiful trees and flowers, and you can freely let yourself lead into a peaceful area in the middle of Copenhagen.
The Deer Park is popular for outings, picnics, and walks.Today the area is popular for outings, picnics, long walks, jogging, bicycling, horse back riding, or a trip in a horse carriage.
Royal Gardens and Midtown Oasis in Copenhagen.The huge flowerbeds are is a spectacular sight during the summer months, and it's a popular spot for Copenhageners.
Enjoy the rest of the fortresses that once protected Copenhagen from danger.
Roses, roses, roses!Enjoy the beautiful sight of the 176 different roses in the Rose Garden in Valby Park.
One of the most beautiful parks in inner Copenhagen.
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