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What to see and do in the city centre

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The list of cultural and fun experiences in the city centre is endless. So we picked some highlights for you – Big, small, well-known, unique and the classics.

At the end of the day, when you have cruised through the canals, visited a museum or two and maybe seen the grand royal reception halls at Christiansborg Palace, you can find inspiration for your dinner in our restaurant guide to the city centre.

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The Marble Church
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The Marble Church

The city’s most impressive church, with views over the city from the top, the Marble Church is also known as Frederik's Church.

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Visit a museum (or more)

Copenhagen's museums and top attractions point in very different directions and are all within walking distance. This guide will help you get exactly the kind of cultural fix that matches your interests.

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.

Torvehallerne
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Torvehallerne

Are you looking for Danish delicacies, local vegetables, fresh fish, or maybe some Italian specialities? Then visit Copenhagen's popular market place Torvehallerne.

Torvehallerne is situated right by ...

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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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Enjoy the many gardens and parks

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 - sun or snow.

Danish Architecture Center

Much more than a museum about Danish architecture, it's a full experience with walks, talks and more.

The Royal Danish Playhouse
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The Royal Danish Playhouse

The Playhouse in Copenhagen is the national centre of dramatic art, tailored in every detail for top-level theatre productions.

The centre has three stages: Store Scene, Portscene, and Lille Scene with...

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The Round Tower
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The Round Tower

This 17th Century tower and observatory is one of Copenhagen's most iconic buildings.

The Hirschsprung Collection
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The Hirschsprung Collection

This glorious gallery showcases Danish art from the 19th and early 20th century, including the best of the Danish Golden Age.

Museum of Copenhagen
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Museum of Copenhagen

Get under the skin of Copenhagen at its city museum.

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