Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

 

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is the epitome of metropolitan cool and one of Europe's reigning champions for urban getaways. Boasting an impressive range of exciting cultural attractions, award-winning cuisine, and world-class independent cinema, Copenhagen has a treat in store for everyone.

 

Hot Spots

 

Europe’s greenest city is a cultural melting pot. Its different districts offer as much diversity as you can get or wish for.

 

If it’s a lively indie scene you’re after visit one of the countless street art galleries in Versterbro. For a gratifying cultural fix, Copenhagen’s Meat Packing District Kødbyen is brimming with über chic coffee shops, bars and live music venues.

 

To get a real taste of the city’s unique culture, hit the streets of Christianshavn. Located on the island of Christiania and once considered a derelict part of town, Christianshavn is now a trend setting Mecca thanks to the continual settlement of young artists and professionals. With a bustling array of street cafes, bars and boutiques, this bohemian gem has a magnetic vibe that is sure to lure you to magical places for an unforgettable experience.

 

No visit to Copenhagen is complete without a visit to the remarkable Tivoli. This national treasure first opened its doors to the public in the mid 19th century and is now one of the leading amusement parks in the world. Tivoli provides the perfect entertainment and romance with its numerous rides, classical concerts and open-air theater in a gorgeous natural surrounding in the heart of the city.

 

Land-Based Casinos

 

Definitely worth checking out while in town is Northern Europe’s largest casino, Casino Copenhagen, on Amager Boulevard.  This astonishing venue has everything from slot machines to tournaments and offers free admission every Wednesday.

 

With all that entertainment on offer, it’s no wonder they say: Copenhagen… probably the best city in the world.
 

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