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What to do in Copenhagen?

There are so many things to do in Copenhagen, the only question is where to start. You’re in the right place for all the resources you need to plan the ultimate trip to Copenhagen.

When you visit the Danish capital, there are some MUST see Copenhagen attractions. There are some things that you can skip completely. Other Copenhagen attractions are nice to see if you can fit them in, but shouldn’t be your first priority. We break have itineraries for all kinds of Copenhagen visitors so you can see that attractions that matter most to you.

All of our guides, reviews and itineraries are independent. We don’t work with, for or through the tourism board. Our mission is to not just give you the good and the bad, but to give you the honest and the objective. Our goal is also to make sure you have the resources you need in one place to plan and book the things you want to do.


Build a Copenhagen Itinerary

Looking for a Copenhagen itinerary? We have our recommended itineraries for one day in Copenhagen, two days in Copenhagen and three days in Copenhagen. We also have advice on day trips from Copenhagen that you can mix into your stay, and a list of key Copenhagen attractions you won’t want to miss!

Begin your trip planning by selecting our One Day Itinerary below.

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Key Copenhagen Attractions

Tivoli Gardens – Timeless amusement park situated in center of Copenhagen

Nyhavn – Iconic harbor with colorful buildings and cafes

Canal and Harbor Tour – Guided boat tour around Copenhagen’s canals and harbor


Freetown Christiania – Commune known for collective living, creative spaces and soft drugs

Church of Our Savior (Spiral Church) – Baroque church with spiral tower that can be climbed for extensive views of Copenhagen

National Museum – Museum showing 10,000 years of Danish history, including artifacts and exhibitions

Rosenborg Castle – Renaissance palace housing Danish artifacts including the crown jewels

Danish Museum of Art and Design – Museum housing displays of decorative arts, crafts, furniture and industrial designs, focusing on Danish designers

Reffen – Outdoor street food venue on Copenhagen’s harbor

Strøget – Pedestrian shopping street running through heart of Copenhagen


Copenhagen City Hall and City Hall Tower

The Little Mermaid – Iconic statue of Hans Christian Anderson’s Little Mermaid, perched on Copenhagen harbor

Christianborg – 18th century


Marble Church (Marmokirken)

Round Tower

Copenhagen Zoo

Carlsberg Brewery

Kings Garden (Kongens Have)

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