Sights & Attractions in Copenhagen

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Amalienborg
The four identical rococo buildings occupying...
Castles / Palaces Copenhagen
 
Arbejdermuseet
This museum chronicles the working class from...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Assistens Kirkegård
This peaceful, leafy cemetery in the heart of...
Cemeteries Copenhagen
 
Børsen
This masterpiece of fantasy and architecture is...
Financial Institutions Copenhagen
 
Botanisk Have
Trees, flowers, ponds, sculptures, and a...
Gardens / Arboretums Copenhagen
 
Carlsberg Bryggeri
A large, ornate chimney makes this...
Wineries / Breweries Copenhagen
 
Christiania
If you're nostalgic for 1960s counterculture,...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Towns Copenhagen
 
Christiansborg Slot
Surrounded by canals on three sides, the massive...
Government Buildings Copenhagen
 
Dansk Arkitektur Center
The Danish Architecture Center occupies an old...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Dansk Design Center
This sleek, glass-panel structure looms in sharp...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Dansk Jødisk Museum
In a wing of the Royal Library, this national...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Den Lille Havfrue
Somewhat overhyped, this 1913 statue commemorates...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Copenhagen
 
Frihedsmuseet
Evocative, often moving displays commemorate the...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Gefion Springvandet
Not far from The Little Mermaid yet another...
Fountains Copenhagen
 
Holmen
Once isolated from central Copenhagen, this...
Neighborhoods / Streets Copenhagen
 
Kastellet
At the end of Amaliegade, the beautiful Churchill...
Castles / Palaces Copenhagen
 
Københavns Bymuseum
For an evocative collection detailing...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Københavns Synagoge
The contemporary architect Gustav Friedrich...
Religious Sites Copenhagen
 
Kongelige Bibliotek
If you like grand architecture and great views,...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Copenhagen
 
Kongens Nytorv
A mounted statue of Christian V dominates King's...
Markets / Bazaars, Squares Copenhagen
 
Kunstindustrimuseet
Originally built in the 18th century as a royal...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Marmorkirken
Officially the Frederikskirke, this ponderous...
Religious Sites Copenhagen
 
Nationalmuseet
One of the best museums of its kind in Europe,...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Nikolaj Kirke
Though the green spire of the imposing Nicholas...
Religious Sites Copenhagen
 
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
The exquisite antiquities and a world-class...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Nyhavn
This harbor-front neighborhood was built 300...
Neighborhoods / Streets Copenhagen
 
Rådhuspladsen
City Hall Square is dominated by the 1905...
Squares Copenhagen
 
Rosenborg Slot
The Dutch Renaissance Rosenborg Castle contains...
Castles / Palaces Copenhagen
 
Rundetårn
Instead of climbing the stout Round Tower's...
Viewpoints Copenhagen
 
Skuespilhuset
Completed in 2008, the newest addition to the...
Arts / Performance Venues Copenhagen
 
Statens Museum for Kunst
Old-master paintings—including works by Rubens,...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Thorvaldsens Museum
The 19th-century artist Bertel Thorvaldsen...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Tivoli
Parks Copenhagen
 
Tøjhusmuseet
This Renaissance structure—built by King...
Museums / Galleries Copenhagen
 
Tycho Brahe Planetarium
Situated at the western end of the lakes that...
Observatories / Planetariums Copenhagen
 
Vor Frue Kirke
The site of Denmark's main cathedral, the...
Religious Sites Copenhagen
 
Zoologisk Have
Established in 1859, the Copenhagen Zoo blends...
Zoos / Aquariums Copenhagen

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