Neighborhood

What to see and do in Østerbro

Photo: Daniel Rasmussen

Østerbro is a more quiet and family-friendly part of Copenhagen, but still has many things to offer for any kind of visitor. An ever evolving dining scene, great shopping and a suberb collection of mouthwatering sweet treats.

Many green areas make their mark on this part of the city. In fact, Østerbro is one of the greenest neighbourhoods within the city limits. This is partly due to the park Fælledparken – Denmark’s largest public park - which is a perfect place for old and young with its playgrounds - including a bike playground for - skatepark, sports facilities, football grounds, a dog off-leash areas and not least home to Denmark's national stadium Telia Parken.

Østerbro is also close to the water, with a beach park at Svanemøllen in one end and Copenhagen's Lakes, in the other. Top this off with the beautiful Citadel, the little mermaid and the harbour area, and you got yourself a plethora of perfect walking areas and hangout spots.

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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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Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art
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Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art

This beautiful wooden building is of the oldest venues for contemporary art in Denmark.

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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.

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Svanemølle Beach
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Svanemølle Beach

In June 2010 Østerbro got the new beach Svanemøllestranden.

Svanemølle beach is 4,000 sqm. new sandy beach with a 130-meter long pier into the water.

The beach itself is located at the angle between th...

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Children's Traffic Playground
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Children's Traffic Playground

Children's playground themed around cycling.

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ENIGMA - Museum of Communication
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ENIGMA - Museum of Communication

Enigma is the museum of communication in Copenhagen with changing exhibitions on the subject.

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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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Telia Parken
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Telia Parken

Telia Parken is the National Stadium of Denmark, where the national football team plays its home games, and where the successful club, FC Copenhagen, has its home ground. In addition to football, Park...

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Sankt Kjelds Plads
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Sankt Kjelds Plads

The term ”urban nature” is more than suiting when speaking of Sankt Kjelds Plads.

Sankt Kjelds Plads (square) is designed with inspiration from natural environments like Utterslev Mose, Kongelunden ...

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Hahnemanns Køkken
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Hahnemanns Køkken

Hahnemann's Køkken is your green oasis in the centre of the city.

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The Copenhagen Lakes
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The Copenhagen Lakes

The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding the ducks, and best friends sipping thermos coffee while ta...

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