By Jennifer Cartwright
The vibrant city of Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and offers numerous interesting things to see and do. A Copenhagen city break is perfect for those who want to enjoy a charming destination that is unlike any other, especially during the autumn season. Here is a selection of what this exciting city has to offer.
Art lovers are sure to enjoy exploring Copenhagen’s impressive art galleries. The Danish National Gallery is open free of charge and features magnificent works by a number of celebrated artists including Matisse, Picasso and Rembrandt. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek features classical art by artists like Leger, Picasso and Matisse as well as a large collection of sculptures and statues. Other art galleries that are just waiting to be explored include the Thorvaldsens Museum, the David Collection and the Arken Museum of Modern Art.
Copenhagen is also famous for its architecture, which can be seen by taking a stroll through the city. Climbing to the top of the unique Rundetårn and standing at the top of the observation platform is the perfect way to get a real feel for the city and visitors will be treated to unforgettable panoramic views. People who have a head for heights can also climb the church spire in the majestic Church of Our Saviour, while people who cross the Dyssebroen wooden bridge and head east will discover a large number of stunning buildings and monuments.
People who are travelling with children will want to take the time to explore some of Copenhagen’s amusement parks. Copenhagen boasts the two oldest amusement parks in the world and Tivoli is particularly enchanting as it is situated in the middle of a beautiful park in the heart of the city.
All of these elements and more combine to make Copenhagen a city that should not be missed. The great thing about this destination is that it makes the perfect weekend getaway, while visitors who have longer to spend can really take their time getting to know the city and the surrounding area. Copenhagen boasts its own international airport, which provides quick and convenient access to the city.