Spring

Green Copenhagen: The best parks and gardens

Photo: Daniel Rasmussen

Gardens and parks are scattered all over Copenhagen, and you are never far from a green oasis. These are the perfect spots to relax, sunbathe, go for a stroll or have a picnic.

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King's Garden
Photo: Martin Heiberg

King's Garden

Denmark's oldest royal gardens.

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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. 

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Frederiksberg Gardens
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Frederiksberg Gardens

At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his people, so one is fully aware of entering his garden.

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Vestre Cemetery
Photo: Thomas Høyrup Christensen

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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Kalvebod Fælled
Photo: Thomas Høyrup Christensen

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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Enghaveparken
Photo: Mellanie Gandø

Enghaveparken

A fusion of culture, history and sustainability makes one great Enghaveparken.

Room to breathe. That was what Enghaveparken originally was meant to be to the local residents of Vesterbro. It was fir...

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Ørstedsparken
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Ørstedsparken

Along the line of the old fortifications that protected Copenhagen up until the 1850s, you will now find a row of green parks. All of them have lakes which are remnants of the fortification moat.The...
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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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Fælledparken
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Fælledparken

Fælledparken is the largest park in Copenhagen and a beloved gathering spot. The vision was clear when it was established between 1908 and 1914: it would be a park for the people.

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The Deer Park
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The Deer Park

A short trip north from Copenhagen will take you to Dyrehaven, a wonderful woodland that seems far from city lights and traffic noise.

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Bispebjerg Cemetery
Photo: Martin Heiberg

Bispebjerg Cemetery

At Bispebjerg Cemetery you’ll find the most beautiful and Instagrammed pathways and avenues in this part of the city – Copenhagen Northwest.

Since it is first and foremost a graveyard, this is a plac...

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Assistens Cemetery
Photo: Sebastian Himmelstrup

Assistens Cemetery

The city's celebrated hybrid space: a churchyard-turned-city park.

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