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What to Do in Copenhagen: Must See Attractions

Things to Do in Copenhagen with Kids

There's fun for the whole family no matter where you go in Copenhagen. Here are some family friendly experiences you can try together that promise to make your getaway unforgettable:

Free Things to Do in Copenhagen

Traveling on a budget in Copenhagen? Spend time instead of cash on great experiences.

City Museum - Whether you're old or young, this place will spark your imagination and grab your attention.

Overgaden - This is a terrific place to get your culture fix and find out about the thriving local arts scene.

Copenhagen City Hall - Wander around this historic place and uncover a couple of secrets from the past.

City Hall Square - This buzzing place is a popular rendezvous point for visitors and locals alike.

Peblinge Lake - Take things at a slower pace and spend a bit of time relaxing beside the water.

Copenhagen Christmas Market - Allow some time to visit this place of local importance.

Church of Our Lady - Whatever your beliefs, this place is sure to inspire a sense of reverence.

Amager Beach Park - Breathe in the fresh sea air and watch the waves rolling in at this beautiful coastal spot.

Oxbjerget - Be treated to vistas that'll render you speechless at this natural landscape.

H.C. Orstedsparken - No matter if you know your lilies from lilacs, you'll find beauty in this magnificent display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Copenhagen

Copenhagen City Centre

Nyhavn and Copenhagen Opera House are a few top attractions in Copenhagen City Centre. Hop around the city on the metro at Kongens Nytorv Station or Gammel Strand Station and check out the area's beautiful gardens, captivating waterfront views, and popular shops.


Nyhavn - Amalienborg

The ample dining options and captivating waterfront views are just a few popular features of the neighborhood. Make a stop by Nyhavn or Amalienborg Palace while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Marmorkirken Station to get around town.



Shopping, architecture, and cafés highlight some notable features of Amager. Make a stop by Field's Shopping Centre or Koncerthuset while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Sundby Station or DR Byen Station to get around town.



You might enjoy the restaurants while in Vesterbro. Vega is a notable sight, and you can get around town at Carlsberg S-Train Station or Enghave Plads Station to see more of the city.



Well-liked for its restaurants and live music, Norrebro is worth a visit. Check out the variety of things to see and do like Stengade and Assistants Cemetery, and jump on the metro at Nørrebros Runddel Station to get around the city.



Visitors often come to Christianshavn for its abundant dining options, but many stay to explore sights like Copenhagen Opera House and Loppen. Getting around the area on the metro is easy if you catch a ride at Christianshavn Station.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Copenhagen on a sunny day?

What to do in Copenhagen on a rainy day?

What is Copenhagen famous for?

Make it a priority to see Tivoli Gardens and Stroeget if it's big-name sights you're after.

What should I not miss in Copenhagen?

Put these things toward the top of your must-do list to make the most of your visit:

  • Nyhavn
  • Little Mermaid
  • Rosenborg Castle
  • Amalienborg Palace

Are there cheap things to do in Copenhagen?

What can you do in Copenhagen for free?

You could put your cash in the hotel safe for the day, because these terrific attractions won't cost you a penny:

  • Stroeget
  • Nyhavn
  • Little Mermaid
  • City Hall Square