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Neighbourhood guide

Area guide: Undiscovered Amager

Sea and nature meets the city! Amager is so much its own creature and yet still such an integral part of the city. Consisting of a few areas, incuding East Amager, Islands Brygge and Ørestad. Gastronomy, liveability and life on the water is booming out here! Oh, and you can go skiing on a roof!

What to see and do on Amager

Sea and nature meets the city! Amager is so much its own creature and yet still such an integral part of the city. Consisting of a few areas, incuding East Amager, Islands Brygge and Ørestad. Here are a some things that you simply can't miss when on Amager.

East Amager: Close to city and sea

Beach life, great dining and high livability is what East Amager is all about. Amager Beach Park is where Copenhageners go to do their water sports, Amagerbrogade is for dining and the cozy calm sidestreets are where you find your hidden gems and go to escape the crowd.

Guide to architectural Ørestad

Ørestad is the place to spot new and rule-bending architecture in Copenhagen. The new and striking architecture stand in beautiful contrast to the vast nature out on these parts of Amager . If you want to go architecture hunting, then here's a list of some of the best in Ørestad.

Guide to Islands Brygge

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Industrial Refshaleøen

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Don't miss this when on Amager

Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium Denmark

Experience a world under the seven seas and enjoy a close encounter with majestic hammerhead sharks and elegant rays at Northern Europe’s largest and ...

Kalvebod Fælled

Vestamager offers wide expanses, where sun, light, and damp, salty earth are vital elements for the plants and animals that live on this littoral mead...

Amager Beach Park

Copenhagen's beach area, Amager Beach Park is busy all day long in the summer, and there is no doubt that it is one of the best spots to spend the lon...

CopenHill

Futuristic, unparalleled ski slope and recreational hill on top of a new resource handling centre. Spectacular and innovative in the true sense of...