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Best things to do in Copenhagen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Centre
“Field's, Scandinavia's largest shopping and entertainment centre, is located right by the Ørestad Metro Station. Fields offers leading Scandinavian and international fashion designs, shoes and accessories in more than 140 stores. ”
222 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Hosting around 250 concerts a year, VEGA ranks among the nation's most popular and respected music and party venues. Focus is on rhythmical music, but nearly all genres are covered from electronic to hiphop.”
280 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Very popular beer bar with every beer of you dreams. In a cool Street of Nørrebro by a park. Have pizza or brunch at Stefanos first”
346 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A simple walk around the lakes in Copenhagen always seems to be refreshing and relaxing - and gives special experience of the city's center. The Lakes are historically a part of a larger defense complex built as a fortress around the city. Yes, a couple of hundred years ago, that was all there was :-)”
324 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Museum is Denmark's cultural-historical main museum. The museum exhibits among other things about Denmark's Ancient and Middle Ages and the People of the Earth. The museum also has a coin and medal collection. Old banknotes, medals, and coins are on display here. Price: 75,- for adults - Children under 18 are free. Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 - 17 Monday: Closed”
197 locals recommend
Men's Store
“Traditional Cinema with latest films. The area close around The Cinema is popular for hanging out. Eating a great pizza or buiing an organic soap”
253 locals recommend
“There is “havnebad” all over Copenhagen. Go for a dip ore a swim in the harbor ”
399 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Kastellet is a well maintained star fortification. In the 19th century it has been used as a prison and was later taken over by German forces during the second World War. The area comprise of a Dutch-style windmill, a citadel with grassy battlements. The area can be accessed through on of the two bridges that connect it to the rest of the city.”
326 locals recommend
Department Store
“All seven floor Magasin contains fashion, home, beauty, toys, kitchenware, groceries and delicacies. As a special service on the women's floor, you can get a personal shopper to show you around. Magasin du Nord also has a small museum, where changing exhibitions describe the department store Magasin du Nord's history. The 1A bus stops right outside ”
199 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“This is the sister restaurant to the Michelin starred Relæ also on Jægersborggade. We recommend both - depending on your budget! Focus on local and seasonal produce.”
352 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Escape the busy city and enjoy the ancient history of art found in the peaceful and naturalistic environment of Glyptoteket”
216 locals recommend
“have a nice piece of smørrebrød at this autentic cafe which used to be a bodega. Now its a really hip place”
392 locals recommend
“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
Cocktail Bar
“Lidkoed extends over three floors and a cozy courtyard. It's housed in a listed and beautifully renovated building, located in a backyard on Vesterbrogade.On the ground floor there is a long bar made of wood with plenty of seating at the windows, comfortable leather chairs and a fireplace with living fire. Lidkoeb is filled with charming chesterfield furniture making the atmosphere cozy. On the floor above, a assembly room is situated with a small bar. At the top, a cozy living room is arranged with a small fireplace and full-on focus be on whisky.”
308 locals recommend
“A fantastic experience especially for kids. A huge aquarium with al kind of fish. The northern Europe's largest aquarium. ”
205 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Some of the best roasters in Copenhagen. Have a great coffee and small breakfast here!”
237 locals recommend