Visiting Copenhagen? Here are 10 Things to Never Miss, #Denmark


Me & Her

7/25/20234 min read

Ah, Copenhagen - the picturesque capital of Denmark, known for its fairy-tale charm, historic sites, and contemporary design. If you're planning a visit, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the array of attractions this city has to offer. But worry not, out of our spring of 2022 visit to Copenhagen, we've compiled a list of the 10 things you should absolutely not miss. Ready to dive in? Let's go!


Smoørrebrød Sandwiches

You cannot visit Denmark without trying its iconic open-faced sandwich - Smørrebrød. Made on rye bread and loaded with various toppings ranging from pickled herring to roast beef, every bite is a testament to Danish culinary tradition. Visit any traditional eatery, and you're sure to find a tantalizing assortment. I have eaten the sandwiches of my life!


Torvehallerne Food Market

An epicurean's paradise, the Torvehallerne food market offers everything from fresh local produce to gourmet chocolates. Explore over 60 stands selling a myriad of delicacies. Whether you’re in the mood for organic juice, local cheeses, or artisan chocolates, Torvehallerne is the place to be and it is cheaper!


Meatpacking District

Once a hub for butchers, this area is now a trendy spot filled with galleries, bars, and restaurants. It’s a great place to immerse yourself in Copenhagen's contemporary culture, sample some delicious foods, or simply relax with a drink.



With its colourful façade and old wooden ships lining the canal, Nyhavn is the very image most people associate with Copenhagen. Take a stroll, enjoy live music, or simply sit at a waterside café and people-watch or just take a selfie in front of Little Mermaid's author house, Hans Christian Andersen.


Tivoli Gardens

One of the world’s oldest operational amusement parks, Tivoli Gardens is a magical experience. With its nostalgic rides, enchanting lights, and open-air performances, Tivoli is as much a treat for adults as it is for kids.


Boat Tour

See Copenhagen from a different angle with a boat tour. Sail through the city’s intricate canal system, pass by historic sites, and admire Copenhagen's blend of old and modern architecture. It is always fun.


Magasin du Nord

If you're a shopaholic, Copenhagen presents the Danish Harrods to you, Established in 1868, Magasin du Nord is Denmark's leading department store. Located in Kongens Nytorv, this historic building houses everything from fashion and beauty to home goods. It's an excellent place for shopping enthusiasts or those looking to grab a unique Danish souvenir.


The Little Mermaid

This iconic bronze statue, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, might be smaller than you expect but it's a must-visit. Symbolic of Copenhagen, she sits elegantly on a rock by the waterside.


Haveselskabs Have

This garden is a serene and often-overlooked gem. It’s a delightful spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Wander through its themed sections, relax by the pond, or simply read a book in a quiet corner.


Ørsted Park

A popular spot for both locals and visitors, Ørsted Park is a green oasis in the heart of the city. With its beautiful lake, sculptures, and abundance of wildlife, it’s a great spot for a leisurely walk or a picnic. This park is opened 24/7 and it is very safe.


Just the Beginning of Copenhagen Story

While this list contains 10 must-visit spots, remember that sometimes the best experiences come from simply wandering its cobbled streets and letting the city surprise you.

Keep Travelling!