Top 50 Things to Do and to See in Denmark


Denmark
Denmark is a small country made up the Jutland peninsula and over 500 islands and features a plenty of places to visit and adventures to  enjoy. Denmark offers a delightful mix of things to see and do that range from exploring city shops and culture of city life, to touring old castles, and visiting the small towns and offshore islands. Denmark truly is a land of fantasy. Denmark’s capital city, Copenhagen, is considered as an island bejeweled with ancient castles associated with the northern royal family. Fifty things that you can enjoy with your family in Denmark are as follows: www.travelrows.com

1. Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capita of Denmark and one of the most visited cities of this country which is said to be evenly occupied by both an urban and a metropolitan population. It’s one of the more highly developed countries as it is a major regional center of business, media, science and culture. It is indeed a very livable place because of its cleanliness. It’s considered as one of the very environmentally friendly cities because its harbour can be swum in and about a third of the city’s people use bicycles as their means of transportation.

2. Aarhus

Aarhus is the second largest city of the country and it is said that if there’s one city in Denmark that encompasses art, film, theatre, and other very moving highlights, it’s Aarhus. It’s also called as the youngest city of Denmark; one can imagine how fast it’s flourishing. It is also known as the University district as there are nearly 35,000 students alone in the University of Aarhus and there are a total of 25 educational and research institutions. The Vikings are said to have settled in an area where the Cathedral rises today. Aarhus is an ideal place for tour here you can enjoy 4 main things in Aarhus: attractions, history and culture, arts and architecture and also nature.

3. Ribe

Ribe is considered as on of the oldest cities of Denmark. It is known to be a trading place ever since 700 BC and it seems almost like it then do not touch it because of the modern age but preserved as a museum. Once you are in Rib there is so much for you to explore, you can even experience the development of this place over the years at the Ribe Vikings museum. At Ribe Viking Centre, you can walk around a reconstructed life-size Viking estate, populated with Vikings who you can see, work with and talk to. Ribe is famous for its well-preserved old buildings, Ribe Cathedral, and about 110 houses are under Heritage Protection. Denmark’s oldest town hall is found on the town’s Von Støckens Plads. The building was erected in 1496, and was purchased by the city for use as a town hall in 1709

4. The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid Statue is one of the sought after destinations of Denmark. It is considered as the pride of Copenhagen. Little Mermaid is a statue of a mermaid mascot. The very famous 4 foot-tall statue was sculpted by artist Edvard Eriksen who was said to be inspired by Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale of the same title. The statue was inaugurated in 1913 and became one of the attractions of the most visited tourist is in Langline, Copenhagen harbor.

5. Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens is an internationally prominent amusement park which you will find in the heart of downtown Copenhagen. It is said that no visit to Denmark is complete without visiting this amazing park. Also nearby is the very pleasant Stroget (Strøget), which is a very nice walking street, and it is the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Tivoli Gardens is the most visited attraction in Denmark, and it is the 3rd most visited amusement park in Europe. It was constructed by Georg Carstensen and opened August 15, 1843 and it is the second oldest amusement park in the world behind another Danish amusement park called Dyrehavsbakken (Deer Park Hill). Tivoli offers something or the other for visitors of all the ages.

6. Kronborg Castle

Kronborg Castle which you will find in Helsingor is the place where Shakespeare was born. It is one of the most popular places to visit. Helsingor is not very far from Copenhagen, and can be easily accusable towards the northernmost tip of the Danish island of Zealand. Kronborg Castle was used as inspiration for “Elsinore” in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The castle is located on the extreme northeastern tip of the island of Zealand at the narrowest point of the oresund, the sound between Denmark and Sweden.

7. Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen Zoo is said to one of the most visited places by tourist in Demark. It was first opened during the year 1859 which makes it one of the oldest zoos in the world. The Zoo is located about 3 km away from central Copenhagen. The zoo has pledged to continually strive towards improving the quality of life for the animals. The Zoo is very proud of their new Elephant House which was designed by world renowned British architect Sir Norman Foster. The new Elephant House opened in March 2008. Today visitors to the Zoo can expect to see a wide variety of animals which are being treated very humanely. There are animals from every continent in the world and the zoo is opened 365 days a year. There are daily feeding times for some of the animals.

8. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is one of the most prominent museums of Denmark. It is situated on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in the small town of Humlebaek (Humlebæk). It is to found on a beautiful location on the coastline. Louisiana is also quite close to Kronborg Castle (Kronborg Slot) which was supposedly the home of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Kronborg Castle is about 15 km north of the museum. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art first opened in 1958. It houses a fine collection of permanent contemporary and modern art exhibits. The museum has of 3000 permanent artworks on display. There are artworks by some of the biggest names in the modern art world such as Picasso, Andy Warhol, Dubuffet, Yves Klein, Rauschenberg, Giacometti,Henry Moore, Louise Bourgeois, Philip Guston, Morris Louis and many more. Any modern art enthusiast will be greatly impressed by the museum’s collection, as will anyone with an appreciation for modern style and design.

9. Den Gamle By

It is said that the Den Gamle By will give you an impression of being in the past; it is also called The Old Town, in Denmark, just outside of Copenhagen. This interesting open-air museum is a faithful recreation of a Danish market town as it looked like in past times. It was stated during the year 1914, and since then has attracted numerous visitors, which recently averaged about 3.5 million tourists visiting every year. It comprise of structures that were originally constructed between the mid-1500s to late 1800s. A total of 75 buildings coming from twenty towns and cities in Denmark are found in this one-of-a-kind museum. The largest buildings are the mayor’s mansion (circa 1597), the coin master’s mansion (circa 1683), and the Aalborg Estate (circa 1570 and 1807). It is one of the most interesting places where tourist can get a lot to explore.

10. Egeskov Castle

Egeskov Castle is considered to be one of the most beautiful places to visit. The country of Denmark is well known for their famous Vikings, who are sailors, and have been around since the Viking Age, they are so much considered as dwellers in Denmark. Aside from this historic feat, there is also one proof of the lavishness of the place which is fondly called the Little Doll’s House or Egeskov Castle. In this place you will witness the well-preserved Renaissance castle was built in 1405. It sits near a lake, the castle with a view of the lake used to be home to several Danish aristocrats. As with many museums, you are not allowed to bring your camera.

11. Frederiksborg Palace

Frederiksborg Palace is one of the most appealing tourist attractions of Denmark. It is considered to be such a beautifully built majestic castles that surely take you back to your childhood. Visiting this palace will surely be one of your magnificent experiences. It is said to be an ideal place to visit with your family. It was constructed during the 19th Century. For years it was known to be the residence of Christian IV but the place was engulfed in fire then restored to later become the famous Danish Museum of National History. Since the Frederiksborg Palace is considered a museum, you will not be able to take pictures of your visit there but don’t worry since they have some shops to cater to all your souvenir needs.

12. Mons Klint

There are millions of tourists who visit here annually to explore the breathtaking view of different landmarks found at the eastern part of Mon Island. This is none other than the Mons Klint. It is a Danish term that means “Cliffs of Mon” in English. The Mons Klint is quite different from the usual rocky boulders. The 120 meter fall, six kilometers from Liselund until your eyes reach the Lighthouse, all you will see is chalk. You will surely be amazed by witnessing this spectacular view even though the area surrounds the whole Mons Klint houses ponds, marshes and woodlands. It is said that the chalk was the remnants of shells that lived at the seabed for more than 70 million years ago. So when the white formations grew thick, they transformed into chalk. Visiting Mons Klint is surely worth it and will be there in your memories for `life long.

13. Aalborg

In Denmark if you are looking for a unique shopping experience, nature adventure near downtown, and Icelandic horses, then Aalborg Denmark is the place to be. This famous city of Denmark is considered to be the perfect for visiting, living and also for doing business. You will ding the famous and the 2nd largest European tobacco factory in this place. This city’s art and culture is also very famous. And best of all, it’s the top sports city of Denmark, where you see a rare collection of sports in one place. Every year it also hosts the Samba, the largest carnival in Nordic countries that usually attracts about 100,000 people. It represents life, spring, religion and even political tendencies.

14. Ebeltoft

Ebeltoft is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Denmark. It is considered world’s first glass museums and the longest wooden warship of the world, the Frigate Jylland. It is very highly populated during summers. The summer houses or holiday homes are very famous in Ebeltoft. These are mostly made of wood but are very extravagant and livable. It’s a rather modern city being the home of the critically acclaimed European Film College. There are several beautiful tourist attractions in Ebeltoft, lead by the Kalo castle and the Rosenholm castle.

15. Roskilde

Roskilde is another very popular and ancient city in Denmark which you will find in the island of Zealand. The very famous and historic Roskilde Festival is held in this beautiful city. Annually they conduct the rock music festival on the fairgrounds near Roskilde. Here you can also witness other events such as animal and agricultural exhibits are also held around the same area. On special days there are also flea markets lined up on the fairgrounds. One of the most famous attractions of Roskilde is the Roskilde Cathedral, that’s because it was the only cathedral that erected in Zealand up until the 20th century. It’s on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

16. Viborg

Viborg is one of the most famous and oldest towns in Denmark which is located in the centre of the country. In central Jutland, it stands delightfully between two lakes and is surrounded by vast forests and a massive heartland. It gives you the opportunity of fishing and golfing as well as wondrous sites for walking and other forms of excursions. It was originally called Wibjerg, meaning “sacred hill.” This town mainly attracts those who admire relatively less crowded places. You will also find many historic churches and significant artwork. Two of the top tourist destinations are the Asmild church and the church of the Southern Parish. Hald Hovedgard is the most popular historical museum of the city. The Hvolris on the other hand is also an archaeological site that displays pre-historic exhibits. Another historical museum is the Regional museum.

17. Odense

Odense is one of the most popular cities of Denmark. It is the third largest city of the country. It is also home to the biggest auction sales of vegetables, flowers and fruits. Located here is also Denmark’s largest shipyard, Odense steel shipyard. Some of the most popular landmarks of this place include the Odin Tower, Saint Canute’s Cathedral and The Odense palace are also sure to catch your eye. The shrine of St. Canute in the cathedral has attracted several pilgrims throughout the middle Ages. It is also considered perfect for shopping also.

18. Borreby Castel (Borreby)

The Borreby Castel is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Denmark. It is considered as the oldest renaissance-style construction in Denmark which is still standing. This astonishing castle appeared many times in Anderson’s fairytales. It is located 3 km south of Skaelskor, south west of Zealand. Visiting this place is surely worth it.

19. Dyrehaven Park

Dyrehaven Park is among the popular parks of Denmark this park offers you a great combination of outdoor activities such as cycling, trekking and horse riding but it also holds Bakken amusement park which is loved by visitors of all the ages. It is considered as one of the oldest in the world. Dyrehaven is a popular retreat for both locals and tourists who seek a bit of tranquility.

20. Tivoli Christmas market

The Tivoli Christmas market is surely one the places in Denmark which you don’t want to miss. It is said about this market that visiting this place is a must during the winter season. The atmosphere is much like that of a small carnival, filled with the strong smells of ginger cookies and glögg, Christmas carols and Danish arts & crafts. Tourist as well as local enjoy alike. Linger over a traditional meal or indulge in a quick pick-me-up at one of its restaurants -try Michelin starred The Paul, Café Ketchup, Fregatten or Ultimo.

21. Fregatten Jylland

Fregatten Jylland is surely one of the most visited places of Denmark by the tourists. It is considered as the longest wooden warship in the World. The boat is surrounded by a museum hall and Fregat Cafe, a ship building yard and a harbour for wooden ships. It is even possible to stay over at Fyrskib XXI or in a hammock at the frigate. It will be definitely one of your memorable experiences.

22. Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum is one of the most interesting museums in Roskilde is the Danish national museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding in the primitive and medieval period. It is said that around 1070, five Viking ships were intentionally sunk at Skuldelev in Roskilde Fjord to block the most significant fairway and to protect Roskilde from enemy attack from the sea. These ships, later known as the Skuldelev ships, were hollow out during the 1962.

23. Cathedral of King Canute the Holy

The Cathedral of King Canute the Holy is one of the magnificent 12th-century cathedrals of Denmark which is located in Odense. It is renowned mainly for its Gothic architecture and a significant landmark in its own right. When you step inside this place you can enjoy an array of different attractions, which include the rather ornate altar, which is known to date from the 1520s. Beneath the altar is what many people come especially to see, a skeleton of King Canute (Knud), which is more than 900 years old and housed within a glass case.

24. Odense Zoo

The Odense Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city of Odense. It is the second-biggest zoo in the whole of Denmark. It is considered an ideal family attraction that the city has to offer and makes fun filled day tour. It can be found around 2 km / 1.5 miles to the south of the city centre and is connected by both buses and boats, being located on the scenic riverfront pathway, which starts at the Munke Mose. Expect to see chimps, giraffes, lions, tigers, zebras and many other exotic creatures, together with a modern oceanium housing penguins and even some manatees.

25. The Odin Tower

The Odin Tower is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Denmark which is located in Odense. It is considered as an observation tower to be found on Bolbro Hill. The tower, 177 meters (581 ft) tall, was constructed during the 1934-1935 using spare materials from the construction of the first Little Belt Bridge and opened on 29 May 1935. It was the second tallest tower in Europe, surpassed only by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The tower is said to be the symbol of pride of both Odense and the entire island of Funen. Visitors claimed to be able to see the entire island from its observation platforms. If this claim is true, it would have been possible to see out more than 50 kilometres (31 mi) away. It is said that it took 30 tons of steel, 2,700 tons of concrete, and half a million kroner, a considerable amount of money at the time to construct this tower.

26. The Jelling stones

Located at the town of Jelling in Denmark is the most famous Jelling stones are found, they are the massive carved rune stones from the 10th century. The older of the two Jelling stones was raised by King Gorm the Old in memory of his wife Thyra. The larger of the two stones was raised by King Gorm’s son, Harald Bluetooth in memory of his parents, celebrating his conquest of Denmark and Norway, and his conversion of the Danes to Christianity. The runic inscriptions on these stones are considered the most well known in Denmark. These stones represent the transitional period between the indigenous Norse paganism and the process of Christianization in Denmark; the larger stone is often cited as Denmark’s baptismal certificate, containing a depiction of Christ.

27. The National Museum of Denmark

The National Museum of Denmark is located at the Copenhagen. It is the largest museum of cultural history, comprising the histories of Danish and foreign cultures, alike. The museum’s main residence is situated at a short distance from Stroget at the center of Copenhagen. The museum has a number of national commitments, particularly within the following key areas, archaeology, ethnology, numismatics, ethnography, natural science, conservation, communication, building antiquarian activities in connection with the churches of Denmark as well as the handling of the Danefae (the National Treasures).

28. Dyrehavsbakken

Dyrehavsbakken is the World’s oldest operating amusement park which is to be found near Klampenborg, Denmark about 10 km north of Copenhagen. With 2.5-2.7 million visitors per year, it is the second most popular attraction in Denmark, after the more widely known amusement park Tivoli Gardens. The origins of Dyrehavsbakken can be traced back to 1583 when Kirsten Piil discovered a natural spring in what is now known as Jaegersborg Dyrehave or Dyrehaven, a large forest park north of Copenhagen. These large crowds attracted entertainers and hawkers, whose presence began the origins of amusement parks as are presently known.

29. Funen’s Art Museum

Funen’s Art Museum was established during the year 1885, is an art museum in Odense, Denmark. It is one of the oldest museums Denmark, is located in a Classical, stately building on Jernbanegade. The building has a characteristic temple gable and a decorated frieze with scenes from Denmark’s history and Norse mythology. It is said that the museum was established as a mini version of Nationalgalleriets (later the Statens Museum for Kunst) and holds a wide range of works by important Danish artists. The older section contains principal works by Jens Juel, Dankvart Dreyer, P.S. Krøyer and H.A. Brendekilde. The museum specializes particularly in concrete and Constructivist art.

30. Denmark’s Aquarium

Denmark’s Aquarium is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Charlottenlund. It is the largest aquarium in Denmark and offers approximately about 1,000,000 liters of water, spread out in 70 different aquariums. Denmark’s Aquarium commenced its construction during the year 1937 and was opened in 1939. In 1974, the aquarium was expanded to feature five large landscape aquaria and a biological museum with theme-based exhibits and aquariums. The major aim of the aquarium is to disseminate marine information, help science projects, and help improve educational institutions.

31. Horsens, Denmark

Horsens is a very famous Danish city which you will find in east Jutland. It is the location of the council of Horsens municipality. One of the most leading cultural events in Denmark is the annual European Medieval Festival which is conducted on the last Friday and Saturday in August. The town centre of Horsens is transformed into the largest medieval market town in Northern Europe with activities and entertainment for families and children of all ages.

32. Legoland

Legoland is one of the finest destinations to visit Denmark especially if you are going with children. It is said that almost over four million blocks have been used to recreate miniature versions of popular cities from all around the world. There are several rides and popular shows like Adventure Land and Jungle Path. It is considered as an ideal place to visit with your entire family.

33. Crisitianborg Palace

The Chrisitianborg Palace is said to occupy the location on which Bishop Absalon constructed the earliest fortifications of the city during the 1167. They discovered the remains of the bishop’s castle, which was destroyed in the 14th C. and also the medieval fortress when the present palace was being built and can now be seen by visitors. Of that huge palace of four wings only the Riding School survives. A new palace was built in the first 20 years of the 19th C. to designs by the Classical master architect C. F. Hansen, but was used only rarely as a royal residence. In 1884 this palace, too, was burned down. Among the sections which survived was the palace church, the dome of which was decorated with angels by Bertel Thorvaldsen.

34. Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle is one of the famous tourist attractions of Denmark which is located in Copenhagen. It is home to some of Denmark’s greatest cultural treasures. The castle was constructed between the years 1606-1634 by Christian IV as a pleasure castle. In the basement you will find the Danish crown jewels and regalia. At Rosenborg Castle you can also see a portrait of Johan Friedrich Struensee, painted by Hans Hansen in the year 1824, as well as a portrait of Queen Caroline Mathilde painted in 1771 by Jens Juel.

35. St Knud Church

St Knud Church is one the most popular tourist attractions in Denmark which is located towards the south of the Odense Town Hall. It is named after the Danish saint, Knud IV, who had himself begun the building which was dedicated to his name about 1100. It is said that during the 12th century this church was burned down. After a further great fire Bishop Giscio made a start on a three-aisled replacement in the 13th C., but this in fact took almost 200 years to complete. Today the brick church has a square tower with a spire above the west end of the main nave.

36. The Oresund Bridge

The Oresund Bridge is one of the most prominent bridges of Denmark. It is a huge structure that connects Sweden and Denmark. It is an extremely innovative bridge has been opened in 2000 and consists of artificial island, bridge and tunnel. The Oresund Bridge is the longest rail and road one in Europe. Locally the name of the bridge Øresundsbron is a combination between Danish and Swedish name for it which is a representation of the fellowship between the two countries. It is said to be one of the most modern architecture achievements, and visiting this place is surely worth it.

37. The Frigate Jylland

The Frigate Jylland in Danish city Ebeltorf is something which will surely amaze you, and surely you wouldn’t like to miss. It is considered as one of the world’s longest wooden ships and one of the last steam frigates, this hero of Danish navy is now on display and opens for visitors all year long. The ship was built during the 19th century and it has been rebuilt quite recently to bring its glorious and powerful look back. You can also visit the museum hall nearby and find out the whole story behind the Frigate Jylland. Or you can simply admire the view, explore the ship itself and have a coffee on board of construction that took part in wars centuries ago!

38. Hammershus

Hammershus is a very famous medieval fortress situated on the coastline of the Bornholm Island. It was constructed during the early 13th century either as home to the local archbishop or as a royal residence to Valdemar II. The remains of this place presents a castle, stonewall and a tower constructed so that attacks can be stopped from all sides. All the rooms were built in the shape of a box with ring fortification for protection. Presently it offers amazing view towards the sea and towards the nearby forest as well. It is considered a major tourist destination in Denmark.

39. Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace is one of the most beautiful places you will ever find. It is to be found in Copenhagen, is actually a complex of four identical buildings hosting the royal family of Denmark. The palaces portico is in Classic style while the interior is a best example of Rococo. The identical castles are arranged in octagonal square with a monument of King Frederick V in the centre of it. Amalienborg was first built in 17th century although it featured only one palace with royal garden called Sophie Amalienborg, a century later the present buildings were built. You can visit two of the palaces, and it would be your best chance to explore the royal traditions of Denmark.

40. Legoland Billund

Legoland Billund is considered as the ultimate spot for visitors who love adventures. It is top tourist destination and one of the most popular places in Denmark. You will find it quite close to the first factory of Lego in the Danish city of Billund. Hold on! It is not an ordinary amusement park – it is an actual complex of several entertaining worlds. There is fun for all ages from Duplo Land, Legoredo Town to Adventure Land and Lego City. Don’t miss the roller coasters, 4-D movies about Lego and all the adrenaline and excitement that are waiting for you in Legloland Bilund!

41. Church of Our Lady

The Church of Our Lady (Vor Frue Kirke) is to be found In Århus, it is one of the most popular places of Denmark and constructed during the 13th-15th century. It was earlier part of a Dominican priory, today it is completely a Gothic building with frescoes and a wonderful altar-piece from the workshop of Claus Berg (1520). After careful restoration this old vaulted krypta is now a church within a church. Remains of the Gothic cloister of the former Dominican monastery have also been preserved here.

42. Open-air museum

Towards the southern part of the Botanic Garden of Århus you will find the most amazing open-air museum “The Old Town” (Den Gamle By); it is a collection of around 75 houses from different parts of the country and one of the very famous places in Århus. The houses date from the 16th up to the early 20th century and have been faithfully rebuilt in line with the originals. The buildings include old town houses, shops, workshops with their equipment and windmills. Visitors can also see a merchant’s house from Ålborg, a house built on stilts, a two-storied stone house, and a storehouse. A toy museum, a textile museum and a historical musical collection are housed in a building from Nðstved. In a house from Viborg there is a bicycle museum.

43. Århus festival

The 10-day festival conducted annually in August or early September and is Scandinavia’s biggest cultural event. It offers you a different theme every year. Among the more than 300 events on offer annually are operas, large-scale symphonic concerts, chamber and choral concerts, recitals, dance and theatrical performances, folk and jazz concerts, film screenings, art exhibitions, fringe events and even children’s activities. The repertoires range from traditional to unusual and from classical to contemporary.

44. Tycho Brahe Planetarium

Tycho Brahe Planetarium is one of the most advances center in Denmark’s for popularizing astronomy and space research and promoting knowledge on natural science. On your visit to this Planetarium you can watch amazing IMAX films – the largest film format in the world and digital 3D films – that displays you nature’s brilliance, whether they take you below the surface of the sea, out in space, or into the jungle. The films are shown on the 1,000 m2 dome-shaped screen which gives you the feeling of being part of the on-screen action. Each show starts with a short description of the actual night sky. Seated in the comfortable flight seats you can look forward to an hour with no time or space limitations.

45. The Round Tower

The Round Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Denmark. It is the 17th century tower and observatory Rundetårn, or the round tower, is the oldest executing observatory in Europe and stars have been watched here since 1642. When Christian IV built the tower, Denmark was quite famous for its astronomical achievements thanks to the astronomer Tycho Brahe. When he died in 1601, the King wished to continue Brahe’s research, and thus the round tower came into existance.

46. Nyhavn

Nyhavn is considered one of the liveliest places in Copenhagen, and surely worth a visit, even in winter. In spite of being known as the ‘New Harbour’, it’s a 17th century waterfront and canal, lined with 17th and 18th century structures, currently mostly housing bars and restaurants. The buildings to the north side are predominantly striking due to their bright colors. There are abundance of interesting wooden boats to look at here too.

47. Kastellet [The Citadel]

The Citadel was accomplished around 1664 and named Frederikshavn Citadel. This fortress is one of the most interesting places to visit and is free to wander around at your own leisure. The fortress is Europe’s oldest military bastion still in operation, being used by the Danish Defense Intelligence. This renaissance fortification which was established by King Christian IV in 1626 defending Copenhagen is simply amazing. Between the walls of the prison and church, there were holes to the prisoner’s cells so the inmates could follow the church services. The 94 cannons produced in Denmark from the era 1766-1769, played a big part in defending the Citadel.

48. Marble Church

The Marble Church is also popularly known as Marmorkirken. It is one of the most prominent churches in Copenhagen. It is said that the stone of foundation was set by King Frederik V during the year 1749, but the construction got slowed by the death of the its first architect (Eigtved). It is open daily for visitors, and the interior is really worth witnessing. You will also find admittance to the dome (the largest church dome in Scandinavia with a span of 31 m) with a nice view of Copenhagen and the southern coastline of Sweden. Outside the marble church you will find many statues of Danish “Fathers of the Church” and of prophets, apostles and historical figures from the early and medieval Church.

49. Guinness world records

This museum is situated at Ostergade in the Stroget district; it is occupied fully by the fascinating facts and figures on world records with great exhibits and pictures, outside the entrance you will find the world’s tallest man. And inside there are cool interactive games and trivia, themed galleries and video productions. It is considered as one of the great ways to spend an hour or two.

50. Post and Tele Museum

Post and Tele Museum is one of the most interesting museums of Denmark. They are the users of modern information and communication technology; most of us regard emails and text messages as a natural part of everyday life. But how did we communicate before modern day technology was invented? Here you will understand and explore how people communicated in the olden, pre-computer days and how modern communication technology has evolved. Exhibits include old telegraphs, the first wireless sets, telephones, postal uniforms, an old post office and much more. It is considered an ideal place to visit with your entire family.


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