10 Famous Tourist Attractions In Denmark

Denmark worth a visit. There a plenty of wonderful tourist attractions you can visit in Denmark. As Europe’s oldest kingdom and the home of Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark is often marketed as a “fairytale country”. Copenhagen, the capital, is home to many famous tourist attractions, such as Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg Palace (home of the Danish monarchy), Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen Cathedral, Rosenborg Castle, Opera House, and the Little Mermaid sculpture.

Here are famous tourist attractions in Denmark

1. Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

Tivoli GardensIf you are visiting the capital of Denmark, you can not ignore the Tivoli Gardens. Especially if you are traveling with family. Tivoli should be at the top of the list of tourist attractions in Denmark. Here you can find a quiet garden and activities for the kids. Amusement park, which opened in 1843 is is open every day in summer from 11:00 to 22:00 pm local time. Tivoli Gardens is more than an amusement park, it is equally as popular as a place to go dining and people-watching. The 21-acre park is beautifully landscaped with fountains and flower beds. The park prides itself in the more than 111,000 custom-designed lights that illuminate it at night and the more than 400,000 colorful flowers, including 65,000 tulips. The architecture of the buildings in the park is wonderful. Behold the stately Nimb Palace Hotel with its Moorish-style facade sporting magnificent towers and minarets.

2. Little Mermaid in Copenhagen

Little Mermaid statueVisit Copenhagen, Denmark to see the Little Mermaid. Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing statue is a Copenhagen icon and has been a major tourist attraction since 1913. It has become a popular target for defacement by vandals and political activists. For you to get to the the Little Mermaid Statue, you need to start walking for around ten minutes when you start from the cruise ship pier. You would not miss her since she is about five feet tall, sits on a rock and has a lot a tourists hovering around her.

3. Amalienborg Castle, Copenhagen

Amalienborg CastleAmalienborg Castle in Copenhagen is the winter residence of the Denmark royal family, and is also a very popular attraction in Denmark. Amalienborg Castle consists of four identical classicizing palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard. in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg’s founder, King Frederick V.

4. Kronborg Castle

Kronborg CastleKronborg Castle is one of the best sight in Denmark. The fortress is situated near Helsingor. Krogen fortress is a tourist place in Denmark which was built in 1420 by King Eric of Pomerania to collect payments from all ships wishing to enter or leave the Baltic Sea. Kronborg Castle acquired the name in 1585 during reconstructed by Frederik II. The castle is situated in a strategic location, close to the border with Sweden. Kronborg Castle plays an important role not only in the history of Denmark, but also in the history of Northern Europe (age 16-18). This magnificent palace is undoubtedly worth to be listed in the second position of the list of top tourist attractions in Denmark. Kronborg Castle (In Denmark language called Kronborg Slot) enshrined in human memory as Elsinore Castle in Shakespeare `s Hamlet.

5. Legoland Billund

Legoland BillundLegoland in Billund is one of the favorite attractions in Denmark. All things here are made from hundreds and even millions of lego blocks. This is the original Legoland theme park which opened in 1968 and became an attraction for many Denmark visitors each year. The park offers countless attractions and fun rides for all ages both young and old, along with it’s indoor activities, exhibitons, and new thrill rides.

6. Frederiksborg Castle

Frederiksborg CastleFrederiksborg Castle is the biggest castle ever built in Scandinavia. This castle is a royal residence for King Christian IV king of Denmark. The palace itself is located on a small island in the middle of the 3 lakes and are connected with a large garden in the baroque style. Tourist attractions in Denmark can be called as one of the most beautiful castles in Northern Europe. Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark is a tourist spot that is perfect for walking activities and a romantic boat ride tour. The palace served in some of the most important collections of Denmark history of painting and drawing.

7. Bornholm Island

Bornholm IslandBornholm is a small island in Denmark, which is located in the in the middle of the Baltic Sea in the east of Copenhagen. Bornholm is famous for tour in the summer for the whole family. Many people from neighboring countries to visit the island of Bornholm every year, and enjoy the unique natural beauty. The island has many beautiful beaches, beautiful bay, flowering fields and old buildings (architecture in the 1800s). Many tourists call this beautiful island known as “the Pearl of the Baltic”.

8. The old town Aarhus

The old town Aarhustown is the historic old town, is one of the best tourist attractions in Denmark. It is located on the eastern coast of Jutland (Denmark western peninsula). Here you can see a beautiful old house with brightly colored paint, small shops, as well as food and drinks on offer, and many more things to see. The Old Town features a total of 75 buildings from 20 Danish towns while another three are in storage awaiting later recoustruction. The oldest structure is a storage house from Aalborg from c. 1550 and the youngest is a garden pavilion from the 1909 Country Exhibit in Aarhus. The majority of the structures are from the mid 18th to early 19th centuries in typical half-timbered renaissance style.

9. Stroget

StrogetStrøget is the longest shopping street in Europe and also one of the areas to be visited in Denmark. Strøget most famous for shopping. Various renowned international brands such as Prada, Max Mara, Louis Vuitton, Cerutti, Mulberry, Chanel, Marlboro, Karen Millen, Hermes and Boss can be found at the end of the road overlooking Kongens Nytorv.

10. Oresund bridge

Oresund bridgeOresund Bridge is one of the places to see spectacular scenery in Denmark. The 7,845 meter long bridge connecting Sweden and Denmark. Carrying more than 60,000 travelers by car or train to come every day to see the beautiful sea view from the bridge that was built in 1995.

Best time to visit Denmark is July and August, the climate is comfortable and many events held in this months.

Copenhagen, the capital, is home to many famous sites and attractions, including Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg Palace (home of the Danish monarchy), Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen Cathedral,Rosenborg Castle, Opera House, Frederik’s Church (Marble Church), Thorvaldsens Museum, Rundetårn,Nyhavn and the Little Mermaid sculpture.

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