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Arbejdermuseet

Arbejdermuseet (Rømersgade 22, Copenhagen) — this museum has exhibits on the Danish working class (explaining the museum’s name, which means “Workers’ Museum). The periods covered range from the 1870s to today, with exhibits showing actual replicas of a working family’s living quarters (furniture, home décor, etc.) from eras like the 1950s (where American-style consumerism started […]

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Field’s

Field’s (E20 Frakørsel, Exit 19, Arne Jacobsen Alle 12, Ørestad, Copenhagen) – this is the largest shopping mall not just in Denmark, but anywhere in Scandinavia. Over 140 retail stores are located here (carrying apparel, shoes, accessories, and other items), such as Adidas, Aldo, Ecco, Foot Locker, H&M, Nike, Superdry, Toys R’ Us, and Zara. […]

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Den Røde Cottage

Den Røde Cottage (Strandvejen 550, Copenhagen) – this restaurant, which received a Michelin star in 2013, offers fine meals by the water in a scenic setting. Diners are given the option of 3 to 8-course meals (reputedly at reasonable prices, given its Michelin standing). Dishes served here include dried Danish ham, forest mushrooms and elderberry; […]

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Aquadome

Aquadome (Ellehammers Allé 3, Billund) – within Lalandia Billund (the same town where Legoland is located), this is Scandinavia’s largest Aquadome. Visitors can enjoy the tropical climate in the huge Aquadome with water activities in all kinds and lots of fun for young and old. Revel in the speed and excitement of the Tornado and […]

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Bakken KBH

Bakken KBH (Flaesketorvet 19, Copenhagen) – the one thing that Copenhagen and New York have in common is that they both have a lively club-friendly area called the “Meatpacking District”. Copenhagen’s version of that neighborhood has, among other venues, “Bakken KBH”. That nightspot, which caters to the local 20-something college crowd, has “Brandy Thursdays” events […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Copenhagen: Avis: +45 70 24 77 02 Budget: +45 33 55 05 00 Driveon: +45 3393 0393 Europcar: +45 33 55 99 00 Hertz: +45 33 17 9020 Sixt: +45 32 46 29 32

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Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace (Danish Royal Palace) (Amalienborg, Copenhagen) – this is the main residence of the Queen of Denmark. Amalienborg is made up of four identical rococo style buildings – The Christian VII’s Palace is also known as Moltke’s Palace, The Christian VIII’s Palace is also known as Levetzau’s Palace, The Frederik VIII’s Palace is also […]

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About Denmark

The Kingdom of Denmark, consisting of mainland Denmark, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland, is best remembered by historians for its status as the one-time home of Scandinavia’s Vikings (going as far back as the 8th century AD). The word ‘Denmark’ dates back to the Viking age and is carved on the famous Jelling Stone from […]