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Walking Tours of Historic Copenhagen

Walking Tours of Historic Copenhagen – the tour outfit History Tours offers guided walking tours of Copenhagen, showing participants various parts of the city through various historic periods (from the 1400s to the present).  The tour’s meeting place is at Højbro Plads – where the equestrian statue of Bishop Absalon (founder of Copenhagen) is located.  […]

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Vikingeborgen Trelleborg

Vikingeborgen Trelleborg (Trelleborg Allé 4, Slagelse) – located an hour’s drive south of Copenhagen, this is another Viking theme park.  In a scenic area, you will find the remains of one of the Vikings’ big castles, built around the year 980 AD.  At the museum you can see some of the many discoveries that were […]

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Viking Ship Museum

Viking Ship Museum (Vindeboder 12, Roskilde) – located a half-hour away from Copenhagen (at Roskilde fjord) is a harbor that has five original Viking ships. At the boatyard you can follow the construction of a Viking ship. At the boat builder’s workshop you can try out your oak and Viking tools skills. Work with glowing […]

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Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens (Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen) — Tivoli is a must for all children and those who like to play. Tivoli is located just a few minutes’ walk from City Hall, and with the Copenhagen Central Station as its nearest neighbor it is very easy to get to.  It is also the world’s second oldest amusement […]

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Simons Golf Club

Simons Golf Club (Nybovej 5, Kvistgaard) – located a half-hour’s drive north of Copenhagen, Martin Hawtree has designed this 27-hole course entirely to international specifications with an excellent finish. The best possible drainage system has been installed, enabling play on the course all year, even after prolonged rain.  The efficient drainage system also permits the […]

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Rungsted Golf Klub

Rungsted Golf Klub (Vestre Stationsvej 16, DK-2960 Rungsted Kyst) – this is one of the oldest golf courses in Denmark.  Rungsted was developed by Alister Mackenzies’s brother Charles in 1936.  Located just north of Copenhagen in a majestic parkland, a long-standing tree population flank the fairways.  Strategic play will earn players good scores on this […]

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Parken Stadium

Parken Stadium (Per Henrik Linge Allé 2, Copenhagen)  — opened in 1992, this 38,000-seat arena is the home of the F.C. Copenhagen football team, as well as the Denmark national football team.  Along with football games, it also hold various pop & rock concerts.  See the stadium’s website for info on future events:  http://parken.dk   […]

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Lejre Land of Legends

Lejre Land of Legends (Slangealléen 2, Lejre) – located 47 km. west of Copenhagen, this, in effect, is a Viking-era theme park.  Visitors here encounter an open air museum, where they can travel through space and time.  The experimental centre features a series of reconstructed settlements, houses, and active workshops from the Iron, Stone, and […]

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Legoland

Legoland (Nordmarksvej 9, Billund) – this theme park is a 2 ½-hour drive from Copenhagen (via route E20), but since it’s run by one of the most popular toymakers in the planet (Lego) , families still come here regardless.  Launched in 1968, and located next to the original Lego factory, over 50 million visitors have […]

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Koncerthuset

Koncerthuset (Copenhagen Concert Hall) (Emil Holms Kanal 20, Copenhagen) – this concert hall (opened in 2009 and designed by award-winning architect Jean Nouvel), hosts a range of musical events, such as small-scale jazz concerts, chamber music, choral, rock and pop concerts (within its three smaller concert halls and symphony concerts), as well as guest appearances […]