- and Major Cultural Venues Around and Beyond Copenhagen
Attractions and Cultural Venues around and beyond Copenhagen
Brewery - Valby
beer is world famous for its taste and probably
the best beer in the world.
Carlsberg Brewery - Valby
The original brew house from 1878 is
right at the heart of the Carlsberg Visitors
Centre and nearly 5 km
from city centre - which attracts around 150,000
visitors every year. The Visitors Centre was modernised
in 2005 and will take you through the Carlsberg
history using effects of sound - lighting and
are lots of activities for children at the Zoo.
Copenhagen Zoo - Frederiksberg 5 km from the city centre - Copenhagen
Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in
Copenhagen as well as in Denmark. Over 1.5
million visitors every year have experienced
almost the 3,600 animals spread
over 260 different species. The
Zoo has just opened its new "Elephant
House" and field environment
integrated into the romantic Frederiksberg Gardens
- plus a
habitat called"The Arctic Ring" for
polar bears - common seals and alcidae birds.
at the romantic Frederiksberg Castle Garden.
Palace and Gardens -
The romantic Frederiksberg Palace was established
1699-1703 by King Frederik
IV (King 1699-1730) during his reign
as King. The Park and garden areas that surrounds
Frederikberg Palace was established from 1700
to 1735. The Palace is now the base of
the Danish Royal Military Academy and located
5 km from the city centre. The
park is worth a visit and has a Chinese
Pavilion and the Temple of Apis
together with a rich flora and fauna as well as
a wild bird habitat. The Zoo
is located just beside the park area.
Aquarium - The Blue Planet - Isle of Amager
Blue Planet has over 20.000 exotic marine animals
and 450 different species living in 55 tanks holding
10million liters of water.
- The Blue Planet
Denmark’s Aquarium has moved to a brand
new and larger ultra modern and ocean-inspired
sea world resort called The Blue Planet
- that will replace the old Denmark’s Aquarium
building from 1939. The new aquarium complex will
consist of 55 tanks holding 10
million liters of water - and will be
one of the most innovative Sea World premises
of its kind in Europe. The new Sea World Resort
in Copenhagen will exhibit over 20.000
exotic marine animals and 450
different species living in cold - warm - salt
and fresh water environments.
- A mother with her killed son - in Ryvang.
Memorial Park at Ryvangen
The Memorial Park at Ryvangen
5 km from Copenhagen centre is
worth a visit - as this spot was the very place
where the Nazis executed and buried their victims.
Visitors can experience the three execution
posts - where the Danish patriots
from the resistance movement were tied and shot.
The Park is a delightful sanctuary
with beautiful grassy ramparts surrounding some
of the resistance members’ final resting
Palace is placed on the highest spot of
the Deer Park.
The Eremitage Palace - Jærgesborg
The eminent built Eremitage Palace is situated
16 km from Copenhagen and placed
right in the centre and on the highest spot of
the Deer Park (Dyrehaven). The Palace - called
Eremitagen - was built in Baroque style
for King Christian V in 1734-1736
as a royal hunting lodge in order to host royal
banquets during the many royal hunts. Take a horse
carriage ride from Klampenborg Station up to the
Eremitage Palace and overlook the Sound from the
Horse carriage ride through the Deer Park is a
Jægersborg Deer Park - Jærgesborg
Jægersborg Deer Park's history goes back
more than 300 years - when King Frederik III established
his own deer park 10 km north
of Copenhagen and put a fence around it. The Park
are covers around 11 square km
and the herds of deer's - almost 2100
- are spread over the velvet-green pastures
that topple into the valleys below Jægersborg
Deer Park. Take a horse carriage
ride through this beautiful green area and enjoy
the quite surroundings. The S-train will bring
you to Klampenborg Station - where the horse carriages
50 rural farms - mills and houses from 1650-1950
life as it used to be around 1800.
The Open air Museum - Kongens Lyngby
- Free Entry
Open Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet) north of Copenhagen
has free admission and is one
of the largest and oldest in the world - exhibiting
Danish cultural history over
four centuries. Spread across 86 acres of land
the museum houses more than 50 farms -
mills and houses from
the period 1650-1950. Virtually
every region in Denmark and the
Faeroe Islands as well as the
former Danish provinces of southern Sweden
and northern Germany is represented
and is a must for every tourist to experience.
The Open air Museum is located 15 km
north of Copenhagen’s centre.
Blixen's study at Rungstedlund called "Ewald's
The Karen Blixen Museum - Rungsted Kyst
The Karen Blixen Museum is located 28
km north of Copenhagen and reside in
Rungstedlund - the name of the
house where Karen Blixen was born and lived in
from 1931 until her death in
1962. Her she wrote all of her
internationally renowned stories and her burial
plot is placed in the beautiful park
at the foot of Ewald's Hill.
sell their daily catch from the boat side.
Ancient Dragør - Isle of Amager
Dragør is an old fishing village just 12-14
km from Copenhagen that draws crowds
of tourists on the south coast of the isle of
Amager. Dragør has many well preserved
buildings and yellow painted houses from the 1700s.
The small community was founded around 1240
and is worth a visit.
Church is the largest Lutheran church in Scandinavia.
Grundtvig's Church - Bispebjerg
Here is an architectural gem and a national monument
over a Great Dane and priest N. F. S.
Grundtvig (1783-1872) just 5
km from the city centre. The historical
building from 1940 is known as
the largest public Evangelical Lutheran
church in Scandinavia - and have involved three
generations of architects from the Klint family
to furnish Grundtvigskirken. It took almost 20
years to finish this huge building project
at Bispebjerg in the northern part of the city
and is worth a visit.
years of Danish history and culture at Lejre.
Lejre Experimental Centre - Roskilde 10.000 years of Danish history
and culture is brought to life at Lejre Experimental
Centre near Roskilde with rural houses and settings
from the Iron Age - Stone
Age - Viking Age and
1800th century historic
workshops and domestic animals
placed in beautiful historic landscape.
Lejre is an atmospheric and exiting tourist attraction
and a day filled with adventure and activities
for the whole family. The Lejre Archaeological
Research Centre that is located about
from the city centre of Copenhagen.
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