For almost 600 years copenhagen has been the seat of the oldest kingdom in the world, and grandeur finds its expression in the city's royal residences.
The Little Mermaid:
The statue of the little mermaid den lille havfrue sits on a rock in the harbor of the capital of denmark. Based on a tale by hans christian andersen, the small statue is a copenhagen icon and a major tourist attraction.
The Three Royal Palaces:
The amalienborg castle:the castle is home of the danish royal family. The castle consists of four identical buildings surrounding a square. Queen margrethe ii and her husband live in one of the four identical buildings and her son and heir to the throne crown prince frederik, lives in one of the other buildings.
It is the house of denmark's three supreme powers: the executive power, the legislative power, and the judicial power. It is the only building in the world which is the home of all a nation's three supreme powers.
The most recognizable of all denmark castles surrounded by the blossoming pink of the botanical gardens.
The Copenhagen Opera House:
National opera house of denmark is among the most modern opera houses in the world. It is also one of the most expensive opera houses ever built with construction costs well over 500 million u.s. Dollars. It is located on the island of holmen in central copenhagen.
Harbor in copenhagen was once old sailors' quarters and the home of hans christian andersen. Today, its colorful buildings are filled with cafes, bars, jazz clubs, and tourists visiting copenhagen. The nyhavn canal is filled with sailboats and is also the best place to take a tour on one of the many copenhagen harbor cruise and canal cruise boats.
Tivoli gardens (or simply tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in copenhagen, denmark. The park opened on 15 august 1843 and was the second oldest amusement park in the world, after dyrehavsbakken in nearby klampenborg. Tivoli is currently the most visited theme park in scandinavia
Church Of Our Savior:
Our savior's is one of denmark's most famous churches. Ever since the serpentine spire was inaugurated in 1752, is has been a popular pastime to climb the 400 steps to the top.
The Carlsberg Breweries & The Carlsberg Visitors Centre:
Learn why the carlsberg beer, one of the most famous danish brands, is "probably the best beer in the world".
Copenhagen's main pedestrian shopping avenue, packs in the best in danish design from furniture to flatware; street performers, sidewalk cafés, and pastry shops beckon outdoors.
The Oresund Bridge:
The oresund bridge opened to create a new connection between the neighboring countries of sweden and denmark on 1 july 2000. The bridge unites the two countries not only geographically, but also culturally. The bridge is a hanging construction, beautiful in its engineering simplicity. The turns it takes across oresund make the experience all the more extraordinary when you cross it.
The main city of the island of funen, and denmark's third largest city, known as birthplace of h.c. Andersen, but the funen village open air museum of 18th century farm buildings, and the egeskov castle, one of the best-preserved renaissance castles in europe are also good attractions.
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