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Wonderful waterfront area, colonial buildings, very exciting charm, that was the first impression of the city of Copenhagen. The capital city of Denmark has much more to and one can also explore Copenhagen in 24 hours covering maximum places possible.

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Copenhagen On Map

Denmark on World Map - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Strikingly

Copenhagen is a cosmopolitan city situated on the coastal island of Zealand and Amager which provides a very good connectivity for surrounding area especially Sweden and Norway. Copenhagen is the Capital and the most populous city of Denmark. It was a Viking fishing village, but now it is almost impossible to believe the way it has been developed.

The city is also famous for being the land of the Carlsberg beer. It has a brewery in Copenhagen, and also offers various tours in the brewery as per your interest. And it is not just about the beer but even the water is known to be one of the best tasting waters around the world.

Getting Into Copenhagen

I came to Copenhagen by DFDS cruise from Oslo which was a relaxing and an enjoyable cruise. You can, of course, fly from various destinations to the International Airport of Copenhagen. The city is very well connected by road and trains to other cities in Denmark.

Going Around Copenhagen

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Bicycles In Copenhagen

Bicycles at Denmark - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Strikingly

Copenhagen is the most famous city in Scandinavia for its bicycles. So the best mode of transportation to go around is the bicycle. Another efficient way is to buy the Copenhagen Pass which is available online or at the airport or at the travel desk at the hotel as well. This card allows traveling by bus, tram, water taxi. This pass also includes 86 attractions including Tivoli Gardens, Christianborg Palace, Rosenberg Palace, Canal Tour which are the main attractions when tourists explore Copenhagen in 24 hours.

When visiting Copenhagen with your family, to arrange a guided tour, you can contact Lisbet Anderson.

Staying In Copenhagen

Vestrebro is known to be the best area to stay in Copenhagen. It is kind of a hub for hotels in Copenhagen. Nearest to Tivoli Gardens which is strongly recommended to be visited during the night and is also lively with pubs, bars, and discos.

Explore Copenhagen In 24 Hours

1. Admire The Little Mermaid

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Mitali's Travel Diary

- The Little Mermaid is the iconic landmark of the city of Copenhagen. Each and every tourist, especially the ones with travel groups go to Little Mermaid before going anywhere else after getting off the cruise.

- Everyone is already aware of the fairytale story of Hand Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid. This statue has been built based on this story.

- This particular sight in Copenhagen has gained a lot of popularity, however, the bronze statue is only 1.25 meters tall weighing 175 kilograms.

- The statue has been vandalized many times by a few crazy tourists and has also been displayed in various museums and exhibitions throughout the world.

Timing:- 24 Hours

Visit Duration:- 15 Minutes

Ticket Cost:- Free

2. Photostop At Gefion Fountain

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Gefion Fountain

The Gefion Fountain - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Google

- After visiting The Little Mermaid, next visit is at The Gefion Fountain, this fountain is situated on the harbor front.

- The fountain was gifted by Carlsberg on the occasion of 50th anniversary of its brewery.

- The Gefion Fountain depicts the story of Zealand, the coastal area on which the city of Copenhagen is situated at.

Timing:- 24 Hours

Visit Duration:- 15 Minutes

Ticket Cost:-Free

3. Photostop at Amalienborg Palace

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Amalienborg Palace

Front Side of Amalienborg Palace - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Google

- The palace is built in Octagonal shape which was actually built for 4 noble families. When the Christianborg Palace was burned down, royal families decided to move in and this palace was built.

- It is a walk of five minutes along the waterfront from the parking to the palace.

- At the end of the Amalienborg Palace Square, there is a cathedral which looks very much like the St. Peters Basilica from outside.

Timing:- 24 Hours

Visit Duration:- 30 Minutes

Ticket Cost:- Free

4. Visit Christianborg Palace

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Tapestries in Christianborg Palace

One of the Tapestries Inside The Christianborg Palace - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours.

Image Source - Mitali's Travel Diary

Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours - Inside Christianborg Palace

Inside the Christianborg Palace - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Mitali's Travel Diary

- Just like any other palace it has some unique and intricate work done with its walls, floors and also ceilings.

- Various rooms are filled with the different form of the arts. Two rooms are dedicated only to the books from the old times. Of course, these are not accessible for tourists to read.

- The 12 beautiful tapestries inside the palace are the most attractive art form inside the palace.

Timing:- 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Visit Duration:- 1 Hour

Ticket Cost:- Adult 150 DKK, Child Free

5. Go For Canal Cruise Ride

Canal in Copenhagen - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Google

- Another mode of transportation to use and feel the city of Copenhagen is by going for a Canal Cruise Ride.

- Many Copenhagers opt for this tour to see the city from a different perspective.

- All the above-mentioned attractions are also covered with this tour. It is advisable to take this cruise and visit these places and end it at Nyhavn Area.

Timing:- 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Timings can change depending on the season)

Visit Duration:- Depending on the tour you select

Ticket Cost:- Adult 85 DKK, Child 43 DKK

6. Have A Coffee At Nyhavn Area

Nyhavn Area - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours

Copenhagen Waterfront Area - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Strikingly

- The fairy tale area of the waterfront and the colored houses on the banks in Copenhagen is the Nyhavn area.

- It is also famous as the entertainment district of the Copenhagen city. A perfect place to spend time after lunch to relax and get a drink with smooth breezes around.

7. Shop Till You Drop At Stroget

Shopping at Stroget - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours

Shopping at Stroget - Explore Copenhagen in 24 Hours. Image Source - Strikingly

- Shopping in other countries of Scandinavia is extremely costlier compared to Copenhagen. Stroget is one of the areas in Copenhagen, which has branded shops along with some street side shops.

- Stroget area starts from, city hall square and end at Kongens Nytorv square. The street houses branded shops like Prada, Gucci, H & M.

- Street shopping is also available for all kind of things such as clothes, accessories, and purses etc.

8. Take A Tram Ride In Old Town

- A cute little old town of Copenhagen which is hidden inside the huge architectural buildings.

- The tram ride takes through the old town, showcasing the small lanes, old University, metro station.

- The guide gives information in Danish and English language.

Timing:- 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Visit Duration:- Depending on the tour you select

Ticket Cost:- Adult 70 DKK

9. Spend Evening and Night at Tivoli Gardens

- Tivoli garden is the World's first amusement park which is also famous for the wooden roller coaster. It is also said that Walt Disney was inspired by Tivoli Gardens and went on with the idea of Disneyland.

- The park offers various rides for kids as well as for adults. Even the restaurants and cafeteria inside the park are built based on the theme of a particular section.

- The garden is all lit up once it is dark and has a completely different charm.

Timing:- 11:00 AM to 00:00 AM

Visit Duration:- Depending on your interest

Ticket Cost:- Check Here

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