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Best parks in Copenhagen

Theme Park
“Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors to the city, young and old. Tivoli is located just a few minutes’ walk from City Hall, and with the Copenhagen Central Station as its nearest neighbour it is very easy to get to.”
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Park
“Big public park, right next to Copenhagen Zoo. You can see the elephants from the park, for free. Ask me or anyone in the park for details.”
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Cemetery
“It is nice to go for a walk, or cycle through this old graveyard and public space. You can also visit HC Andersen there.”
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Zoo
“Ethical considerations regarding the concept of Zoos aside, Copenhagen Zoo comes across as one of the more conscious institutions, particularly due to their focus on animal welfare and natural stimulation of the animals. This is evident when viewing the large spaces the animals have to roam in and natural behavior exhibited by them, which is why we think it’s worth a visit.”
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Beach
“Fantastic for a walk, jog, swim, sun, fun, party, picnic, skating, , basketball, outdoor fitness, volleyball, minigolf ice-cream... Go to the famous outdoor bath house Helgoland and try to swim from here (only possible in summer...)”
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Park
“Beautiful, old park with an old castle in the city center. Take a walk, visit the castle, have a picnic etc.”
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Park
“Big park just around the corner for running, relaxing, football, barbecuing, playgrounds etc.”
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Park
“Between Valby and Frederiksberg you find Søndermarken – one of Copenhagen’s many parks offering space and beautiful nature. Here you find wild plants, long meadow-like grass and even owls in the old trees. The locals use Søndermarken for jogging, walking the dog or just strolling in the hilly and forest filled landscape. You can also visit the playground with your children or experience the cisterns that used to be water basins supplying clean water to the Copenhageners. ”
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Park
“Small park, very integrated in the community, with both playground and football fields.”
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Park
“The most dramatic landscape in flat Copenhagen! Nice to go for a small walk in the daytime.”
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Playground
“park designed by Danish Architects Bjarke Ingels in collaboraton with artist collective Superflex. the park reflects the neighborhood as a multiethnic and "red" neighborhood. ”
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Park
“If you need a break from the city, Utterslev Mose has a lush life and nice trails around the water.”
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Park
“Enter via the entrance on the corner of Stockholmsgade and Sølvgade and walk straight ahead, to the lake, cross the bridge and walk with the lake on your left side, follow the path to the rear end of the lake, there will be some stairs leading up to a big road. At the top of the stairs turn right and walk to the big intersection, cross the road to the park on the opposite side of the road, this is Kastellet. If you are interested in museums and art, you have the opportunity to go to The States Museum of Art (SMK) which is located in Østre anlæg.”
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Dog Run
“Amager Fælled. A piece of untouched nature – sooo close to the city. The nature is wild, haven’t been cultured for 5.000 years and very beautiful and calm. Home for deer and several red-listed species - it’s a true pearl. Go for a walk, take a run, buy some wood from a gas station and go to one of the campfires.”
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Park
“Magical exhibition space in old water reservoir in the middle of the park. ”
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Park
“This one is nice too; less hectic compared to Skydebanen, and its inside the park of Enghave next to Enghave Plads in Vesterbro.”
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