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What to see and do on Amager

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Where sea and nature meet the city! Amager is so much its own creature and yet still such an integral part of the city. Consisting of a few different areas, including East Amager, Islands Brygge, and Ørestad. Here are some things you simply can't miss when visiting Amager.

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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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Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium Denmark

Is it better down where it's wetter? Find out at Denmark's National Aquarium.

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Kastrup Sea Bath
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Kastrup Sea Bath

The Kastrup Sea Baths, situated off-shore in the Øresund Sound, has great views of the Saltholm Island and Sweden.

This is an architectural pearl and a truly magical place that offers good swimming ...

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Copenhagen Cable Park
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Copenhagen Cable Park

Copenhagen Cable Park is an overlooked gem for those who love open air activities and water sports.

The Water Ski Park is located behind Kløvermarken and Copenhagen's go-kart track on Amager.

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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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Copenhagen Surf School
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Copenhagen Surf School

Learn how to master the art of windsurfing in just 3 hours.

From May through September Copenhagen Surf School offer various surf courses from their spot on the beach at Amager Strandpark.

The shallo...

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Traktørstedet Vestamager
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Traktørstedet Vestamager

Traktørstedet Vestamager is a cafe serving breakfast, lunch and other refreshments right on the frontrow to 2,000 hectares of wild nature on the edge of Copenhagen.

Take a seat on the big patio and e...

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Amager Bio
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Amager Bio

The concert hall Amager Bio is known for its broad music profile including classic, rock, opera, and choir song. But you can also see performances, films, dance, and marionette theatre here.

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Experience Ørestad - architecture tours
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Experience Ørestad - architecture tours

City walks, guided bus tours and presentations about Copenhagen’s Nordic architecture with Experience Ørestad.

Experience Ørestad is a company that specializes in the Copenhagen neighbourhood Ørestad...

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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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DR Koncerthuset
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DR Koncerthuset

The concert hall DR Koncerthuset in Copenhagen is designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. The acoustics are amazing, and in 2012 the venue was named one of the 10 greatest concert halls of the new m...

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CopenHill
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CopenHill

Futuristic, unparalleled ski slope and recreational hill on top of a new resource handling centre.

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Know your 'bro - Digital Walking Tour on Amager

Discover Denmark's most densely populated island, Amager like a true local with this digital self-guided walking tour.

The “Know your ‘bro” walking tours give you an authentic twist to your vacation...

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The Airplane Grill / Flyvergrillen
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The Airplane Grill / Flyvergrillen

A humble eating place for aeroplane enthusiasts located bordering the Copenhagen Airport. Here you can order grill and fast food whilst following landings and take offs on the runways.

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