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First time in Denmark. Need recommendations on places

First time in Denmark. Need recommendations on places

Aug 2nd, 2014, 06:46 AM
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First time in Denmark. Need recommendations on places

Hello all,

I am planning a trip to Denmark from 20th Dec to 25th Dec. Understand that 24th Dec is a Christmas day, so anyone advise us on what activities can a tourist do on this day as most of the shops are closed?

Also, is the public transport still operational on public holidays?
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Aug 2nd, 2014, 07:34 AM
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Christiana, said to be the #2 most visited place in Copenhagen for tourists is sure to always be open - its acclaimed restaurants, cafes and other more nefarious activities, such as the open sale of cannabis on the infamous Pusher Street.

But Christiana is much more - one of the few surviving 60s style communes in Europe I always enjoy walking thru its lanes and see the very eclectic style of home architecture in these home-made abodes.

so if everything else is closed check out Christiana. Or go to a church with the few Danes that still do.


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Aug 2nd, 2014, 09:37 PM
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Hi PalenQ,

Thanks for the suggestion.

So Christiana is also open during Christmas? Anyway, the public transport should be still operational in all times of the year right?
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Aug 2nd, 2014, 09:49 PM
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Please consider investing in a good guidebook or two! None of us can speak to YOUR interests or know what you do/don't know about how to travel in your chosen destinations. And in comparison to the cost of your trip, the cost of a guidebook or two will be trivial.
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Aug 2nd, 2014, 11:39 PM
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Christiania is an area of Copenhagen, so always open. But the restaurants in Christiania might not be since most things close on 24 & 25 December. Museums such as NV Glyptotek are closed 24 & 25 December also. 25 & 26 December are public holidays in Denmark. Tivoli is open for the Christmas season and there are many restaurants within the grounds. I should think Bakken will be too.

Here is some info from the Danish Tourist Office which might helpbr />
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