Guide To Copenhagen - Denmark's Vibrant Capital

19. Aug. 2013

Welcome to Wonderful Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the Centre of Denmark, so a Visit to the City is a Must.

When one visits a new city, the usual questions arise. What to eat, what attractions to visit, and where to bring the children? On this page, Danhostel.dk will offer helpful suggestions during your stay in Copenhagen.
Denmark's vibrant capital is easy to navigate via Metro, busses and trains. The different parts of town, have their own story and charm. 

PLACES TO STAY IN COPENHAGEN

The cheapest and most central way to stay in Copenhagen is at our hostels. They are conveniently located in different parts of the city and are a part of the Danhostel chain.

Danhostel Copenhagen City

Copenhagen's large 5 star prize winning design hostel welcomes its guests from the skyscraper in the most central part of Copenhagen. Conveniently located at the harbourfront and next to the bridge Langebro, Danhostel Copenhagen City is open 24 hours a day all year round, and the 1020 beds are ready to accommodate all our guests. The hostel guarantees its guests a hostel experience that is something out of the ordinary.

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Danhostel Copenhagen Amager

Danhostel Copenhagen Amager is just four km from the centre of Copenhagen and warmly welcomes its visitors. This hostel has 514 beds in newly renovated rooms, and offers quiet surroundings compared to the city. The city centre of Copenhagen is easily accessible from the nearby Metro Station (Bella Center Station). If you would like to enjoy recreation at the hostel, there are several indoor activities. A large natural area just outside the hostel is perfect for outdoor activities for the whole family. 

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Danhostel Copenhagen Bellahøj

Located in green and peaceful surroundings in Brønshøj, Danhostel Copenhagen Bellahøj is the perfect residence for those who want to spend their days in the busy city, but have a quiet and relaxing time at nights. The hostel welcomes all guests, and is only a short distance from the city centre via bus, train or bicycle.

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THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen has so much to offer tourists, whether the trip is for one day or a week. You will never tire of the many beautiful attractions. You can visit Amalienborg, The Little Mermaid, The Copenhagen Zoo, Tivoli and many other sites, or relax in one of the many cafes around town. 

Here are a few suggestions of what to see and do in Copenhagen.

Tivoli

You must visit Tivoli

The Amusement Park Tivoli is the most popular attraction in Denmark, and an absolute must see in Copenhagen. Many tourists and locals spend time in this beautiful pleasure garden. Tivoli changes constantly and offers a wide variety of exhibitions, concerts, new and exciting restaurants and much more. It is truly a meeting place for people of all ages.

Strøget

Shopping and caffe latte in "Strøget" is the best!

Europe's longest pedestrian street "Strøget", is a fascinating experience with interesting landmarks and shops for everyone. Here you can shop, visit the Rundetårn, stroll, sit in a café or on a bench and people watch. Strøget runs from Copenhagen's main square Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv. From here you can take a walk to Nyhavn and enjoy a glass of good, Danish beer.

Harbour Cruise

Enjoy Copenhagen from the waterfront, or take one of the many harbour cruises to see The Little Mermaid, the impressive Opera House and the narrow canals winding through the oldest parts of Copenhagen.

Amalienborg Castle

Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark lives here

See where the Queen of the oldest monarchy in the world lives, and the balcony from which the royal family waves to the crowd. Amalienborg Castle is magnificent, full of history and the changing of the guard can be viewed at 12 noon in the castle courtyard. 

The National Museum

Visit the National Museum, the largest museum of cultural history and learn about Danish and foreign cultures. View the Viking exhibits such as the 37 m (121 ft) long Viking ship, and enhance your knowledge of the history in a new and facinating way with the use of live pictures, lights, sound and much more.

Frederiksberg Have - Frederiksberg Garden

Take a break at Zoologiske Have (Garden) just 1 km from the city centre

Need a few hours to relax? Then the old garden of his majesty Frederik IV is the perfect place. The lush garden is a former park belonging to Frederiksberg Castle. Wide pathways through huge areas of tall, old trees, colourful flowers, bridges, birds and large picnic areas, make this well kept garden the most beautiful of Copenhagen's many parks. In the southwest corner of the garden, you can see the elephants play outside the large elephant house of Copenhagen Zoo.

Amager Strandpark - Amager Beach Park

If you prefer to spend the day on a 4.6 km (2.9 mi) stretch of white, sandy beaches with a lagoon and an island, visit Amager Strandpark (Amager Beach Park). There are two Metro Stations, Amager Strand Station and Femøren Station, which are just a few minutes walk from the beach. If you prefer to bike, the beach is only 15 minutes from the city centre.

Experiences you will enjoy when you stay at Danhostel Store Heddinge in Stevns.
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Unique nature in the form of UNESCO World Heritage, a huge fort hidden beneath the earth, beautiful limestone quarries, castles and estates. There are plenty of experiences in Stevns when you stay at Danhostel Store Heddinge.

MEET OUR HOSTESS - 12 Charlotte Andersen - Hostess at Danhostel Vejle
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Charlotte, hostess at Danhostel Vejle, is from North Jutland. She is thus a true Jutland native and can tell many good things about why people should holiday in Jutland.