9. Amalienborg Palace

  • Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, Closed most winter Mondays
  • With access to the Piano Nobile: 95DKK Adults/65DKK Students
  • Without access to the Piano Nobile: 75DKK Adults/55DKK Students

Four palaces for the price of one! Live out your childhood Disney dreams! Try to catch the Changing of the Guards ceremony occurs. Also, the Piano Nobile is the grand floor still used by the Royal Family, not an actual piano.

10. Frederiks Kirke (aka The Marble Church)

  • Open Monday-Thursday 10 am – 5 pm, Friday-Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm

This Rococo style church has the largest dome in Scandinavia.

11. Aleksander Nevsky Church

In 1886, Princess Dagmar of Denmark married Alexander Alexandrovich, a  Grand Duke of Russia because both of them had extremely catchy names (presumably among other reasons). The Russian government subsequently built the Aleksander Nevsky Church, which is the oldest (and perhaps the only) Russian Orthodox church in Copenhagen.

12. Danish Museum of art and design

  • 100DKK, FREE for students
  • November 1 – April 30: Tuesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm, Wednesdays 11 am- 9 pm
  • May 1 – October 31: Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm, Wednesdays 10 am- 9 pm

Think MOMA meets IKEA. If IKEA were Danish. It’s pretty awesome.

13. The Little Mermaid Statue

This famous statue is a tribute to the fairy tale by Danish author H.C. Andersen. Also the Langelinie Promenade is beautiful.

14. Kastellet

  • Open 6 am – 10 pm.

Explore the citadel in the star fortress, which is complete with beautiful buildings and even a windmill.

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