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Free Things To Do In Copenhagen

The capital city of Denmark has increasingly become more and more popular as a European city break in recent years.

Famed for its brightly coloured houses, lovely riverside bars and restaurants and vast open spaces of gardens; Copenhagen is an absolute delight.

If you’re currently in the process of planning a trip there, make sure to check out our guide below of the 10 best free attractions in Copenhagen.

You can also find a list of the top 10 paid attractions and activities in Copenhagen too!

Nyhavn walk

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Nyhavn walk

Arguably the most famous place in the entirety of Copenhagen, Nyhavn is a picture-perfect postcard street right next to the harbour.

It’s famed for its stunning colourful houses that sit right on the waterfront; making it a truly idyllic and photogenic place in the city.

Not only is it a popular place with tourists, but many locals also frequent Nyhavn to enjoy a refreshing beer after work on a Friday evening.

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Private Walking Classical Tour of Copenhagen

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  • It is a private walking tour of Copenhagen that allows you to explore the city’s finest areas and picturesque sights in several neighborhoods.
  • This tour includes several amazing sights, through popular landmarks and monuments in Denmark, with visits to popular locations like Palaces, Churches, shopping streets and more.
  • It
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Little Mermaid Statue

Another one of the most famous places in Copenhagen and a free attraction that attracts hundreds of people a day is the iconic bronze mermaid statue.

Constructed by Edvard Eriksen, the sculpture is supposed to represent the classic heroin from the beloved fairytale story; The Little Mermaid.

When you first see the statue, you may be a little underwhelmed at its size, but it’s still a great place to visit while in...

Tivoli Gardens Admission Ticket

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  • A ticket that can save the valuable time of your vacation.
  • The travellers can just hop on to the fun and enjoyment of the park without the hassles of standing in long lines.
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Tower of Christiansborg Palace

The tallest tower in Copenhagen is the Tower of Christiansborg Palace so it’s the perfect place in the city to head up and take in some truly awesome views.

The fact that admission into the tower is free is what makes it so unique as most cities that have high observation towers usually charge an entry fee.

There is even a restaurant at the top of the Tower of Christiansborg Palace that sells quintessentially Danish...

Walking tour - Copenhagen Old Town & Tivoli Park included

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  • Copenhagen contains its highlights within short walking distance, brings you up close with its rich culture. On this tour, our guide will take you on a carefully designed walking route around the old town to discover all of the highlights and the stories behind them, starting with Tivoli Gardens, full of magic and tradition, City Hall Square,...read more
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Chnaging of the guards at the Royal Palace

The Royal Palace, more formally known as Amalienborg, consists of four houses that are centred around a statue that’s dedicated to King Frederik V.

Amalienborg is a formal residence of the royal family but even when they’re not in the Palace, you can still watch the changing of the guards ceremony every day.

It happens at noon every day and is a great way to spend 15-minutes or so in between sightseeing.

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Christiansborg Palace Access and Self-Guided City Tour

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  • Explore the regal building that houses the Danish Parliament, the Danish Prime Minister's office and the Supreme Court of Denmark.

    See the Royal Reception Rooms, richly decorated, both with artworks salvaged from the two previous palaces and with decorations made by some of the best artists of that day, as well as with a fine contemporary...read more
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Black Diamond Library

The Royal Library of Copenhagen is also often nicknamed the Black Diamond Library due to the reflection from the canal that hits the building when the sun is shining.

It’s also the national library of Denmark, as well as one of the largest libraries in the whole world and is the biggest library in the Nordic countries.

Inside Black Diamond, you will find an eclectic mix of both old and new, and technological and...

National Museum of Denmark: Entry Tickets and Self-Guided City Tour

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  • Experience the heritage of Denmark, meet the famous vikings and hear the story of how the nation came to be in the National Museum in Copenhagen. In the exhibitions you can find everything from the famous Golden Horns and the Egtved Girl to African masks and Egyptian mummies.
    Take your kids with you. You will both enjoy the toy's museum....read more
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Frederiksberg Gardens

The incredible 80-acres of land known as the Frederiksberg Gardens is one of the largest and most beautiful landscapes in Copenhagen.

The gardens are located adjacent to the Frederiksberg Palace and they’re definitely well worth a visit if you plan on exploring the royal side of Copenhagen.

Frederiksberg Gardens are undoubtedly one of the most naturally stunning areas in the whole of Copenhagen and they make an idyllic...

The Grand Tour from Nyhavn

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  • This is a canal tour through the city of Copenhagen.
  • Travellers get to hear abvout the history of the city and its monuments.
  • Travellers get to view the various monuments and locations present in and around the city.
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In the Footsteps of the Vikings - daytrip from Copenhagen to Roskilde

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  • The tourists get a glimpse in the lifestyles and customs of the fascinating Vikings and their warships at the Viking Ship Museum.
  • The UNESCO listed world heritage site Roskilde Cathedral is a popular attraction place of attraction.
  • History enthusiasts also get to learn about one of the obest well-preserved burial
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Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen

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  • It is one of the grandest packagaes on offer around the city of Copenhagen.
  • Tourists can expect a thrilling adventurous trip through history and modern times of the Danish Kingdom, alongwith the saga of the legendary Vikings.
  • Fans of English literature can also enjoy the legendary Kronborg Slot- the castle which was used
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Grand Inner City Tour of Copenhagen

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  • For travellers wanting a better experience than Hop-on Hop-off tours or larger group tours- this package is perfect and more extensive in nature.
  • Travellers have the benefits of having a friendly local guide dedicated to offer all the tourist attractions of Copenhagen.
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City Sightseeing Copenhagen Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • Tourists in the cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen can go sightseeing on the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus tour.
  • There are a lot of things and important attractions in the city of Copenhagen. It is almost impossible to cover the entirety in one day. The tourists are in luck as the validity of the bus tickets is for 72 hours.
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Professional Outdoor Photo Sessions in Copenhagen

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  • This is a outdoor photo session that takes place in Copenhagen.
  • This package includes harmonious pictures from various artistic views of Copenhagen.
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See the Unknown Copenhagen by Bike

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  • Travellers can explore the other side of Copenhagen city in the greenest and most effective way possible- bicycle.
  • Dedicated guides will be leading through the city streets that are often neglected by the average tourists for a completely unique experience.
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4-Hour Private Hamlet Castle Tour from Copenhagen

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  • A guided private tour to the Castle of the Prince of Denmark.
  • The tourers can get to know about the history of the Hamlet's Castle.
  • The tour is available in different languages like English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Hebrew.
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