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AROUND AND BEYOND COPENHAGEN
Attractions - and Major Cultural Venues Around and Beyond Copenhagen
 
 
Special Attractions and Cultural Venues around and beyond Copenhagen
 
 
Carlsberg Brewery - Valby
Carlsberg 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 aromas
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Copenhagen Zoo - Frederiksberg
There 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.

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Frederiksberg Palace and Gardens - Frederiksberg
The Chinese Pavilion at the romantic Frederiksberg Castle Garden.

Frederiksberg Palace and Gardens
- Frederiksberg
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.

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Denmark’s Aquarium - The Blue Planet - Isle of Amager
The Blue Planet has over 20.000 exotic marine animals and 450 different species living in 55 tanks holding 10 million liters of water.

Denmark’s Aquarium
- 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.


The Blue Planet

 
The Memorial Park at Ryvangen - Hellerup
Sculptor - A mother with her killed son - in Ryvang.

The Memorial Park at Ryvangen
- Hellerup
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 place.

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The Eremitage Palace - Jærgesborg Dyrehave
The eminent built Eremitage Palace is placed on the highest spot of the Deer Park.

The Eremitage Palace -
Jærgesborg Dyrehave
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 palace grounds.

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Jægersborg Deer Park - Jærgesborg Dyrehave
A Horse carriage ride through the Deer Park is a must.

Jægersborg Deer Park
- Jærgesborg Dyrehave
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 are waiting.

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The Open air Museum - Kongens Lyngby
Over 50 rural farms - mills and houses from 1650-1950 are exhibited.
 
Everyday life as it used to be around 1800.

The Open air Museum
- Kongens Lyngby - Free Entry
The 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.

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The Karen Blixen Museum - Rungsted Kyst
Karen Blixen's study at Rungstedlund called "Ewald's Room".
 

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.


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Dragør - Isle of Amager
Fishermen 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.


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Grundtvig's Church - Bispebjerg
Grundtvig's 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.

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Lejre Experimental Centre - Roskilde
10.000 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 48 km
from the city centre of Copenhagen.
 

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