Things to do in Copenhagen 2020
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and is a popular city to visit for people around the globe for numerous great reason such as fascinating tourist attractions, great food etc. To make it easy for you to get an overview of what to do in this wonderful city, once you have ditched your luggage at on of our LuggageHero shops (click here to use LuggageHero’s service), we have made this short and straight forward infographic. You’re more than welcome to reuse/share the infographic.
The coloured categories provide a quick overview and we have picked the three things within each, which we think you should definitely try out.
The Must-see category features Amalienborg Castle where the queen and parts of the royal family live. The Royal Guard patrol the entrances and you will very likely see them while you are there – their uniforms are quite unique and distinctive. We also recommend a visit to Christiania. The inhabitants‘ alternative lifestyles are reflected in the architecture and it provides a green oasis in the middle of Copenhagen. It is the perfect place to rest after a tiresome journey and experience something different.
On our shopping list, we have Strøget, Kongens Nytorv and Fields. Probably the most visited places in Copenhagen when it comes to interior design stores, newest fashion brands, cozy atmosphere and numerous shopping opportunities.
Are you looking for treating your taste buds, Restaurant Mes, Veve and Kadeu are among our favourites. For a unique vegetarian experience, you should definitely try Veve. In the gourmet end, we can recommend the Michelin-starred restaurant Kadeu, which serves cuisine inspired by the nature of Bornholm (a Danish island).
For a unique food experience at affordable prices, you should drop by Restaurant Mes. Their experimental dishes guarantee you something you have never tried before.
LuggageHero offers easy luggage storage. You only pay for the hours you leave your luggage at a LuggageHero shop. The starting fee is 2€ and it costs just 1€ per hour. At the Central Station you have the opportunity to pay DKK 50 per 24 hours. Remember to check out the opening hours on their website. At Copenhagen Airport, we can also store your luggage. It costs DKK 60 per 4 hours and you have to pay by Visa or Mastercard.
We very much hope you will enjoy your time in Copenhagen!
Frequently Asked Questions about Copenhagen
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Copenhagen.
Where does the name Copenhagen come from?
It was originally a fishing village known as “Havn” or “harbor.” The herring was plentiful, but the village was vulnerable to attacks from pirates. As trade grew in the nascent city, it came to be known as Køpmannæhafn, or “merchant’s harbor,” which Germanic translations eventually shortened to København, or Copenhagen.
How many people live in Copenhagen?
As of July 2018, the city had a population of 633,021 inhabitants (as of October 2019) in Copenhagen Municipality, 103,914 in Frederiksberg Municipality, 43,005 in Tårnby Municipality, and 14,201 in Dragør Municipality.
Can you go from Copenhagen to Malmö, Sweden?
Yes, the Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road
Is there a university in Copenhagen?
Copenhagen is home to the University of Copenhagen, the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen Business School and the IT University of Copenhagen.
Who is the mayor of Copenhagen?
The Lord Mayor of Copenhagen is Frank Jensen, since 2010.
How big is Copenhagen Municipality?
The municipality covers covers 86.4 square kilometres (33.4 sq mi) in area.