What to see and do in Østerbro
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.
The Copenhagen 'Common' neighbouring the National Stadium is popular for all kinds of óutdoor activities.
Fælledparken is the largest park in Copenhagen and very popular.
There are playgrounds for the...
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art
This beautiful wooden building is of the oldest venues for contemporary art in Denmark.
The Hirschsprung Collection
This glorious gallery showcases Danish art from the 19th and early 20th century, including the best of the Danish Golden Age.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
Hahnemanns Køkken café and cooking classes
At Hahnemann's cooking classes you learn the art of baking, how to make the perfect smørrebrød, or embrace the art of 'hygge' with Scandinavian comfort food
When visiting a new country it is often fu...
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...