Copenhagen is one of those visually pleasing cities where you can plan two or three attractions per day. Moreover, you can spend the rest of the time slowly strolling around the stylish local streets and the quirky mix of the old and new architecture. So, the main thing is not to forget to dress warmly. Read this travel guide to Copenhagen and discover 5 essential tips!
Generator Copenhagen (Adelgade, 5 -7) is a large hostel not very far from Newhaven. Of the chips – stylish design, hammocks, and pleasant terraces, decorated with wood. In the evenings, DJs play, and therefore it is almost impossible to go to bed right away. Moreover, staying in one of the dorms costs only 34 euros.
But perhaps the most famous hostel in the city is Danhostel (H.C. Andersens Boulevard, 50), which occupies the entire 16-story tower on the bank of the canal. Rooms with a minimalistic design, a nice round-the-clock Carlsberg bar, and an excellent view from the window. Prices for a bed start from 24 euros, bed linen must be paid separately.
So, a good option for Copenhagen is to use Airbnb. Prices for a room for one or two – from 30 euro.
2. Travel guide to Copenhagen: Attractions
An excellent place for leisurely walks, conversations, and drinking light alcohol is the Islands Brygge embankment. Five free outdoor pools are open throughout the summer, and in winter you can admire the local walruses. By the way, Copenhagen is the only city in Europe where you can safely swim in any port: the water quality is strictly controlled.
Grundtvig’s kirke (Pa Bjerget | Bispebjerg) is one of the few expressionist churches in the world. True, it is located in a residential area far from the center. If you do get there, be sure to go inside to admire the play of light.
Likewise, in the multicultural area of Nørrebro, go to Superkilen Park (Nørrebrogade, 208). It is divided into three zones: red square, green park, and the black market. Since this is the center of the emigrant district, here you can find many “souvenirs” from different countries. For example, it could be a “Muscovite”, a fountain from Morocco, a huge donut from Tennessee, a bull from Spain, benches from Brazil.
In the Original Coffee network, you can have an excellent breakfast in pleasant interiors and, of course, drink very decent coffee. Choose the traditional rugbrød brown bread, avocado or tuna sandwich, and banana pie – it is especially good there.
The largest food court we have ever seen is Copenhagen Street Food (Trangravsvej 14) on Papirøen Island. Food trucks from all over the world are gathered under the roof of a huge hangar: Brazilian barbecue, Chinese noodles, Moroccan pancakes replace the traditional hot dogs. You might feel like you’re up to try a bit of everything, especially since there are several offers for less than 50 kroons in each tent.
Find the best burger in town at Grillen Noerrebro Burger Bar (Noerrebrogade, 13). True, you can drink only two types of Tuborg, but the burger menu will cost you 75 CZK, and milkshakes are there as from childhood.
4. Travel guide to Copenhagen: Bars
For instance, stop by the trendy Norrebro Bryghus (Ryesgade, 3) brewery in Copenhaus for a selection of a dozen stouts and pale ales. From the balcony of the restaurant on the second floor, you take a look at the entire production: wooden kegs for storing beer and a huge fermenter. By the way, by ordering from Norrebro Bryghus, you are helping the environment a little, because this is the first brewery in the city to receive CO2-neutral status.
Another must-see spot for craft beer enthusiasts is Fermentoren (Halmtorvet 29c). In addition to a good selection of beer, there is also a wall-to-wall projector, and therefore in the evenings, it is sports, quite noisy and fun.
The best party of your trip is likely to happen at Bakken Kbh (Flæsketorvet, 19-21). Loud live music, big parties on Thursdays where locals like to hang out, a nice bar with a good price tag for drinks and a relaxed atmosphere dispose to a real break.
There are some useful websites about Copenhagen. Check them out:
visitcopenhagen.com – the official website of the city
rejseplanen.dk – Copenhagen route planner
theguardian.com – The Guardian about Copenhagen
lonelyplanet.com – Copenhagen’s guide
www.telegraph.co.uk – overview of the main places of the city through the eyes of the Telegraph
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