For many years, Amager has had a bit of a negative reputation among Copenhageners, however, this has completely turned around. The mix of urban life and access to nature has won over Copenhageners and visitors, plus it is now a  popular place to live. The island is dotted with new and bold architecture. This creates is an interesting juxtaposition to the flat and open countryside which surrounds it. Furthermore, the Metro makes living and visiting Amager so much more convenient. Read more about Copenhagen's public transport system.

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Enter the other side of Denmark when you visit Christiania, one of Copenhagen's intriguing spots. Learn about the Christiania bikes while you are there.

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Amager Beach Park

Spend the hot days in Copenhagen by the beach on the island of Amager.

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Ismageriet Ice Cream

Visit Ismageriet on Amager for the best tasting ice cream in town.

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Amager Common

When on Amager, you might need a place to relax or be active without the distractions in the city. Here is an oasis you can enjoy.

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Our Saviour’s Church

While the wind blows, climb the stairs at Our Saviour’s Church - if you dare - and experience the most fantastic views when you reach the top.

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Copenhagen’s 10 Best Foods

From a small pick-me-up snack like a Danish pastry to the national dish with parsley, potatoes and pork, check out the ten best eatables in Copenhagen.

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The Blue Planet

Take a memorable trip to Denmark’s largest aquarium, The Blue Planet. The building itself is a work of art. Inside you will find any and everything moving and gliding in the clear waters above and beneath your feet.

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Danhostel’s English Facebook Page

Check out news and events in Copenhagen and other locations in Denmark when you visit our English Facebook page. Let us know what you would like to see and know.

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Copenhagen Cable Park

Show off your wakeboarding prowess and all your other skills when you increase your speed at Copenhagen Cable Park.

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Tour Copenhagen on a Budget

Tour Wonderful Copenhagen on a budget, snack for 25 DKK or less, or learn about the attractions you can experience free of charge.

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