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Free things to do in Copenhagen

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You do not have to miss out just because you are travelling on a tight budget. Have a stroll around the colourful streets, relax in the parks and get free access to major attractions with the Copenhagen Card

 

Here are a few things for you to check out that won't cost you a dime. 

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The Forgotten Giants
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Photo: © Thomas Dambo. Photo: Martin Heiberg

The Forgotten Giants

Go hunting for the six wooden giants (© Thomas Dambo) lurking in the woods of Copenhagen’s suburbs.

Scattered around lush forests, meadows, and by calm waters in suburbia Copenhagen, you'll meet the ...

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The Harbour Circle
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Photo: Simon Bang

The Harbour Circle

A 13-km route around Copenhagen's harbour.

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GreenKayak
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GreenKayak

Borrow a kayak for free and help keep Copenhagen’s waters clean, while you explore the harbour.

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The Botanical Garden
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The Botanical Garden

Ten hectares of gardens with a butterfly house and a tropical palm house dating to 1874. 

Islands Brygge Harbour Bath
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Islands Brygge Harbour Bath

With a harbour clean enough to swim in it, public harbour baths are something that just needed to happen. And they are very popular among both locals and visitors. 

One of the most visited is located...

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Amalienborg Palace
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Amalienborg Palace

Take a peek behind the scenes of the Danish Royal Family.

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Bakken
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Bakken

A unique mini theme park in the woods north of Copenhagen, Bakken is the oldest amusement park in the world. 

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Know your 'bro - Digital Walking Tour on Nørrebro

Go off the beaten track and become a temporary Nørrebro local with the digital self-guided walking tour.

The “Know your ‘bro” walking tour offers an authentic twist to your Copenhagen stay. Whether ...

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Absalon
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Photo: Giuseppe Liverino

Absalon

Copenhagen's joyful, fun-packed community house where you can expect anything from social dining to bingo, themed parties and life drawing.

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Superkilen park
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Superkilen park

Public recreational space in Nørrebro with diversity at its heart.

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Fælledparken Skatepark
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Fælledparken Skatepark

Fælledparken Skatepark is with its 4600 square meters one of the largest skate parks in Denmark. It is placed in one of Copenhagen’s most used and loved parks.

 The park is divided into three levels ...

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The Citadel
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The Citadel

The Citadel in Copenhagen was founded by Danish King Christian 4 in 1626. You will find it on the border of inner Copenhagen and the area of Østerbro.

Today, the buildings inside the Citadel are used a...

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There's many more free things for you to explore...

Baths and Beaches

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Playgrounds

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