Copenhagen – The Danish Capital
Copenhagen is a vibrant capital city offering an incredible experience of the true spirit of Denmark. While walking through the clumsy city of Denmark experience classical museums, finest restaurants, nightlife, and enjoy the beautiful bay of the sea. You can say that the city is the center of culture, media, business, and science. If you look on the map of Denmark, you can see that the city is located on the eastern shore of the island of Zealand. That’s why you can experience oceanic climate over here.
If you are thinking of moving around the city, first make the list of places you will like to visit.
Where to go?
The Little Mermaid
You must have heard ‘the little mermaid ‘story? Well! To have a real-life view of such a beautiful mermaid come to Copenhagen and you can see her sitting on a stone at Langelinje, looking over Copenhagen harbor. The statue was erected in 1913, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story. Later on, an animated movie was made by Walt Disney. If you want to take the perfect picture of a mermaid the best option is to visit her early in the morning. Later on, she gets crowded by the tourists who come to visit. As you know she is very popular among all the landmarks of Denmark.
Once you enter the gardens you feel as if you have entered a fairyland with a picturesque garden surrounding you, having colorful flowers to smell. If you love seeing the landscape you can enjoy such a view in this garden along with markets and restaurants for your entertainment. If you are going with your family, enjoy the thrilling rides within this garden.
The royal palace was 1750 for the royal family of Denmark. It was where Queen Sophie Amalie used to live in the 17th century. Now the castle has become a place for tourists to visit. People get to see some of the royal rooms which are not in daily use. Other than this, whenever the royal family decides to pay a visit to the local people they stay in this castle.
Statens Museum for Kunst (The National Gallery)
It is one of the famous museums in Denmark. There are two building within the area which holds collection for 700 years old artwork and sculptures. The collection includes the work of famous personalities like Picasso and Manet.
Strøget Pedestrian Street
After visiting these marvelous sights, enjoy you in the ‘shopping street’ of Denmark, i.e. Stroget Pedestrian Street. It is the longest European pedestrian and Copenhagen’s largest shopping area.
Being a tourist you won’t face much problem as Danish people do speak English. Danish people do take pride in their traditional cuisines. If you want to taste such food visit any of the renowned restaurants in Copenhagen to enjoy such sumptuous food.