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Most instagrammable spots in Copenhagen

Photo: Thomas Høyrup Christensen

Historic charm and modern architecture rub shoulders in the Copenhagen city scape. The narrow, cobbled streets and picturesque canals are evergreens but below you'll find some good photo opts that might be new to you. 

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Church of Our Saviour
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Church of Our Saviour

Our Saviour's is one of Denmark's most famous churches. Ever since the serpentine spire was inaugurated in 1752, it has been a popular pastime to climb the 400 steps to the top.

Here on the top, Our Sa...

Grundtvig's Church
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Grundtvig's Church

Grundtvig's Church was erected in commemoration of the great Danish priest, poet, and reformer N.F.S. Grundtvig (1783 - 1882). This monumental church is referred to in modern terms as a gothic cathedr...

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Superkilen park
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Photo: Martin Heiberg

Superkilen park

Public recreational space in Nørrebro with diversity at its heart.

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The Bicycle Snake
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The Bicycle Snake

Iconic modern bike bridge on Copenhagen's harbourside.

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The Tower, Christiansborg Palace
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The Tower, Christiansborg Palace

With its 106 metres, the Christiansborg Palace tower is the highest in Copenhagen, and it offers a magnificent view of the city's rooftops. It is free to access the tower, and if you want to add some ...

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Tivoli Gardens
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Tivoli Gardens

Magical Tivoli Gardens is Copenhagen's central theme park. And one of the oldest in the world.

Rosenborg Castle
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Rosenborg Castle

A royal hermitage set in the King’s Garden in the heart of Copenhagen.

The architectural masterpiece 8House
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The architectural masterpiece 8House

8TALLET follows the pattern of architectural master pieces in Ørestad in Copenhagen and is designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).

8TALLET (i.e. the number 8) follows in the footsteps of the VM Mountain...

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The Forest Tower - Camp Adventure
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The Forest Tower - Camp Adventure

Zealand’s new landmark

The Forest Tower at Camp Adventure – an outstanding experience with a very special and majestic view across South Zealand. The tower is 45 metres tall, and the platform at the ...

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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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Kalvebod Fælled
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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 meadow.

1200 cows, deers, and horses make sure that ...

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Photo: Astrid Maria Rasmussen

The canals

Like calm oases in the bustling city, the old canals are picturesque spots to go and soak up the maritime and historic vibes you’ll meet in Copenhagen. Sit down by the quay for a while among 1700th century coloured houses, berthed boats and occasionally a kayak sailing by. Not only idyllic and beautiful, the canals in the city centre and the Christianshavn district bear witness to Denmark’s history as a seafaring nation and Copenhagen as a historic harbour city.

Dronning Louises Bro
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Dronning Louises Bro

Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge) connects inner Copenhagen and Nørrebro and is one of the busiest bike highways in Copenhagen. However, the bridge has also become a very popular hangout s...

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Vestre Cemetery
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Vestre Cemetery

With its almost 54 hectares, Vestre Kirkegård in Copenhagen is one of the largest cemeteries in Scandinavia. Many locals use the cemetery for walks and relaxation.

In 1870, Vestre Kirkegård cemetery w...

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King's Garden
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King's Garden

Denmark's oldest royal gardens.

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