Best sights in Copenhagen

Check out the top sights in Copenhagen, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Canal Tours Copenhagen
1. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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160 local reviews
26 Ved Stranden, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
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Janne
A canal tour is the best way to experience Copenhagen, and you get to see it from the water side. There will a…
Niels
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about…
Birgitte
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about…
1. Canal Tours Copenhagen
1. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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160 local reviews
26 Ved Stranden, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
Janne
Janne
A canal tour is the best way to experience Copenhagen, and you get to see it from the water side. There will a guide, who will tell you all…
Niels
Niels
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about Copenhagen's beautiful churches,…
Birgitte
Birgitte
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about Copenhagen's beautiful churches,…
2. Strøget
2. Strøget
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630 local reviews
Strøget, Indre By
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Sarah
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of…
Katrine & Caspar
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of…
Peter
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of…
2. Strøget
2. Strøget
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630 local reviews
Strøget, Indre By
Sarah
Sarah
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of Europe's longest pedestrian…
Katrine & Caspar
Katrine & Caspar
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of Europe's longest pedestrian…
Peter
Peter
Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is one of Europe's longest pedestrian…
3. Assistens Cemetery
3. Assistens Cemetery
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1080 local reviews
4 Kapelvej, Nørrebro
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+45 35 37 19 17
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Jakob
People often look weird at me when I tell them that the best local sight is the cemetery. But it's true!…
Roxy
The place for the people of Nørrebro to go for a walk with the dog, a stroll with the baby pram, a jog or just…
David
One of Copenhagen’s biggest cemeteries. Burial sight of many Danish historical persons such as H.C. Andersen,…
3. Assistens Cemetery
3. Assistens Cemetery
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1080 local reviews
4 Kapelvej, Nørrebro
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+45 35 37 19 17
Jakob
Jakob
People often look weird at me when I tell them that the best local sight is the cemetery. But it's true! Assistens Kirkegård is a beautiful…
Roxy
Roxy
The place for the people of Nørrebro to go for a walk with the dog, a stroll with the baby pram, a jog or just hang out! It sounds weird,…
David
David
One of Copenhagen’s biggest cemeteries. Burial sight of many Danish historical persons such as H.C. Andersen, Niels Bohr & Søren Kirkegaard…
4. The Little Mermaid
4. The Little Mermaid
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805 local reviews
Langelinie, København Ø
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Jakob
"The little Mermaid" is proberly the most known signature from Denmark, a most see sight when you are in…
Emily
The Little Mermaid is the most iconic sight in Copenhagen. Contrary to most beliefs, she is actually as…
Sue
This little worldwide famous statue... great location, thousands of people taking pictures of a small water…
4. The Little Mermaid
4. The Little Mermaid
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805 local reviews
Langelinie, København Ø
Jakob
Jakob
"The little Mermaid" is proberly the most known signature from Denmark, a most see sight when you are in Copenhagen. If you have walked…
Emily
Emily
The Little Mermaid is the most iconic sight in Copenhagen. Contrary to most beliefs, she is actually as 'little' as her name implies - 1:1…
Sue
Sue
This little worldwide famous statue... great location, thousands of people taking pictures of a small water statue haha :) But the ice-cream…
5. Freetown Christiania
5. Freetown Christiania
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1265 local reviews
Freetown Christiania
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Roxy
Well, this place you have probably heard of. It's the most visited sight apart from The Little Mermaid. The…
Julie
Here are lots of students and creative class Copenhageners, who appreciate city life and the numerous little…
Kasper
Christiania is one of the most popular sights in copenhagen, but explaining it here would have me write half…
5. Freetown Christiania
5. Freetown Christiania
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1265 local reviews
Freetown Christiania
Roxy
Roxy
Well, this place you have probably heard of. It's the most visited sight apart from The Little Mermaid. The difference between those two is…
Julie
Julie
Here are lots of students and creative class Copenhageners, who appreciate city life and the numerous little restaurants, cafés and shops in…
Kasper
Kasper
Christiania is one of the most popular sights in copenhagen, but explaining it here would have me write half an essay. Instead research it…
6. The King's Garden
6. The King's Garden
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534 local reviews
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Sofie
The King's Garden in Copenhagen - sometimes referred to as Rosenborg Garden - was laid out during the reign of…
Sarah
Kongens Have - The King's Garden in Copenhagen, sometimes referred to as Rosenborg Garden, was laid out during…
Ma
The gardens are the country's oldest royal gardens and were established in the Renaissance style by Christian…
6. The King's Garden
6. The King's Garden
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534 local reviews
Sofie
Sofie
The King's Garden in Copenhagen - sometimes referred to as Rosenborg Garden - was laid out during the reign of King Christian IV in…
Sarah
Sarah
Kongens Have - The King's Garden in Copenhagen, sometimes referred to as Rosenborg Garden, was laid out during the reign of King Christian…
Ma
Ma
The gardens are the country's oldest royal gardens and were established in the Renaissance style by Christian IV in the early 1600's. The…
7. Kastellet
7. Kastellet
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352 local reviews
1 Gl. Hovedvagt, Kastellet, København Ø
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+45 72 81 11 41
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Tobias
It's an old well preserved military fortress built in 1662. You don't have to be into military relics to enjoy…
Rune
A former fortress and now a beautiful park. A great place to take the kids for a walk and enjoy the beautiful…
Rosa
Beautiful sight - definitely worth a visit. Buy an icecream or coffee at Langelinje and take a walk around…
7. Kastellet
7. Kastellet
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352 local reviews
1 Gl. Hovedvagt, Kastellet, København Ø
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+45 72 81 11 41
Tobias
Tobias
It's an old well preserved military fortress built in 1662. You don't have to be into military relics to enjoy this beautiful sight which to…
Rune
Rune
A former fortress and now a beautiful park. A great place to take the kids for a walk and enjoy the beautiful sight over the Copenhagen…
Rosa
Rosa
Beautiful sight - definitely worth a visit. Buy an icecream or coffee at Langelinje and take a walk around Kastellet.
8. Tivoli Gardens
8. Tivoli Gardens
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1416 local reviews
3 Vesterbrogade, København V
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+45 33 15 10 01
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Maame
A great amusement park right in the centre of the city. Get there in 15mins on bus 30, or train. Fridays…
Lisa
Best sight in Copenhagen. This amusement park gives you the greatest rides and the most beautiful garden in…
Chris
Unmissable. Whether for just a stroll to see the lights, sights and live music, or to take in the rides and…
8. Tivoli Gardens
8. Tivoli Gardens
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1416 local reviews
3 Vesterbrogade, København V
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+45 33 15 10 01
Maame
Maame
A great amusement park right in the centre of the city. Get there in 15mins on bus 30, or train. Fridays during summer there is a free…
Lisa
Lisa
Best sight in Copenhagen. This amusement park gives you the greatest rides and the most beautiful garden in the city. Be sure to go Friday…
Chris
Chris
Unmissable. Whether for just a stroll to see the lights, sights and live music, or to take in the rides and games, this park is well worth…
9. Canal Tours Copenhagen
9. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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72 local reviews
3 Nyhavn, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
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Abel
Sit down and make yourself comfortable. See Copenhagen from the water front and enjoy the scenery and the…
Philip
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where a guide will tell you about Copenhagen's…
Eva Maria
It is a beautiful way to see the city and lots of the iconic sight from the waterside. The tours are guided in…
9. Canal Tours Copenhagen
9. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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72 local reviews
3 Nyhavn, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
Abel
Abel
Sit down and make yourself comfortable. See Copenhagen from the water front and enjoy the scenery and the sights which we pass on the tour,…
Philip
Philip
A guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where a guide will tell you about Copenhagen's beautiful churches, castles,…
Eva Maria
Eva Maria
It is a beautiful way to see the city and lots of the iconic sight from the waterside. The tours are guided in various languages and usually…
10. Nettobådene
10. Nettobådene
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99 local reviews
Nyhavn, København K
+45 32 54 41 02
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Marianne
Great way to see many of the sights of Copenhagen. Take the Netto boats instead of the DFDS's ( It is half the…
Teresa
1 hour boat trip. Get to see CPH from the water front. Get to know CPH history and important sights in short…
Adam
It's a great way to see the central sights of Copenhagen. Nettobådene is half price of the other canalboats,…
10. Nettobådene
10. Nettobådene
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99 local reviews
Nyhavn, København K
+45 32 54 41 02
Marianne
Marianne
Great way to see many of the sights of Copenhagen. Take the Netto boats instead of the DFDS's ( It is half the price) - they go the same…
Teresa
Teresa
1 hour boat trip. Get to see CPH from the water front. Get to know CPH history and important sights in short time. Including THE LITTLE…
Adam
Adam
It's a great way to see the central sights of Copenhagen. Nettobådene is half price of the other canalboats, and takes the exact same rute!
11. Canal Tours Copenhagen
11. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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29 local reviews
26 Ved Stranden, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
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Nicoline
This is a wonderful way to see the sights of Copenhagen. You go by boat with a tourguide telling you of all…
Alexandra
Take a boat tour around the harbour and see famous architecture and sights around the city from the canal.
Christine
Enjoy Copenhagen from the waterfront and the sights such as the Little Mermaide and the Royal Library.
11. Canal Tours Copenhagen
11. Canal Tours Copenhagen
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29 local reviews
26 Ved Stranden, København K
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+45 32 96 30 00
Nicoline
Nicoline
This is a wonderful way to see the sights of Copenhagen. You go by boat with a tourguide telling you of all the sights to see from the…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Take a boat tour around the harbour and see famous architecture and sights around the city from the canal.
Christine
Christine
Enjoy Copenhagen from the waterfront and the sights such as the Little Mermaide and the Royal Library.
12. Frederiksberg Gardens
12. Frederiksberg Gardens
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1001 local reviews
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Per
Free park, with beautiful sights, a nice system of paths and Frederiksberg Castle. Right next to Copenhagen…
Trine
Amazing parc for recreation, sun bathing, pic nic, child friendly, close to cafes and cultural sights. Build…
Frank
Running trails, lots of sights within the park.
12. Frederiksberg Gardens
12. Frederiksberg Gardens
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1001 local reviews
Per
Per
Free park, with beautiful sights, a nice system of paths and Frederiksberg Castle. Right next to Copenhagen Zoo. Tip: you can see the…
Trine
Trine
Amazing parc for recreation, sun bathing, pic nic, child friendly, close to cafes and cultural sights. Build by Danish Kings up through…
Frank
Frank
Running trails, lots of sights within the park.