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Parks & nature in Copenhagen

Theme Park
“Tivoli is a historic amusement park, in the heart of Copenhagen which was established in 1843. It has a wide selection of entertainment for all ages. ”
1241 locals recommend
Park
“At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his people, so one is fully aware of entering his garden. In the waters of the beautiful garden he used to be rowed about on the canals saluting the people. The statue's pedestal has the following inscription: 'Here he felt happy in the midst of loyal people'. Today, Svendsen's Boat Service (Svendsens Bådfart) will do the rowing for you. Boat tours operate all summer. The boat tour will give you a good idea of the vastness of the gardens. On the tour you will see the Frederiksberg Palace, towering on a hill top, many lovely little bridges, and the Chinese Pavilion that was erected in 1799 as a Royal teahouse. For centuries, the Frederiksberg Gardens has been a favourite outing spot for Copenhageners. Many bring their picnic baskets for lunch and top off the day by visiting the Copenhagen Zoo in the northernmost end of the gardens. ”
924 locals recommend
Beach
“Christiania has been a source of controversy since its creation in a squatted military area in 1971. Its cannabis trade was tolerated by authorities until 2004. Since then, relations between Christiania and Danish authorities have been strained. Since the beginning of the 2010s, the situation has been somewhat normalized and Danish law is now enforced in Christiania”
1168 locals recommend
Beach
“Amager Strandpark is a rather large beach - you can rent kayaks, surfboards, SUPs and more here.”
636 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Gorgeous cemetery where HC Anderson is buried - worth having a stroll through especially in the summer and autumn. ”
1073 locals recommend
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.”
408 locals recommend
Park
“The Kings garden is a tranquil space, in the heart of Copenhagen, to go for a walk, among the busy streets. ”
493 locals recommend
Park
“The Common Park is not only synonymous with May 1st, Carnival and DHL Relay. The park, which is Copenhagen's largest, attracts many different types every day. There will be football and running on the running path, dogs in the new dog yard, play on the new Tower playground, practice traffic in the traffic playground and the sunbathing. The Fælledpark is a very popular and versatile park, which invites both physical activity and relaxation in the sun. The park is also used for major events.”
602 locals recommend
Bay
“Stroll down the canals of Nyhavn surrounded by beautiful and colorful buildings and a nice atmosphere. Ps. don't eat here if you're traveling on a budget :) ”
374 locals recommend
Pool
“There is “havnebad” all over Copenhagen. Go for a dip ore a swim in the harbor ”
399 locals recommend
Park
“This is basically just a park, but one to visit. Underneath the park is the catacombs that used to be used as the water supply for Copenhagen many years ago (you can visit, but its cold downthere). Nowadays Søndermarken is a park with tall grass, lots of buzzing bees and the best science festival in Copenhagen, called Bloom (only three days a year). Its directly opposit Copenhagen Zoo. ”
243 locals recommend
Pool
“Special place with a lot of nice places for dinner or cafè.. Good atmosphere..”
223 locals recommend
Park
“Nørrebrohallen is not that far and is part of the Gröne Vej that is a long cycle way towards Vesterbro. You will see a lot of people enjoying sitting in the grass with drinks, music and one-use BBQ.”
262 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Good for hanging out, eating, swimming in the canal, going on self-paced boat tours (Goboats).”
263 locals recommend
Beach
“In June 2010 Østerbro got the new beach Svanemøllestranden. Svanemølle beach is a 4,000 sqm. new sandy beach with a 130 meter long pier into the water. The beach itself is located in the angle between the existing promenade and pier. The beach is staffed by lifeguards during the summer, but the beach is available all year round.”
146 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“This is classic Copenhagen and is a great place for a walk. Walk across Inderhavnsbroen and enjoy the view. Nyhavn is very touristy and the food is way to expensive. Visit Reffen or Torvehallerne for great value instead. ”
179 locals recommend