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Copenhagen Sightseeing and Amusement Parks

From: Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen harbor bus

ABOVE: Use the Copenhagen Harbor Bus for an inexpensive do-it-yourself sightseeing cruise. 

Local attractions

The Little Mermaid
Copenhagen's most famous statue is an obsession for tourists--and also for vandals who have decapitated or otherwise damaged the "small and unimposing" bronze sculpture over the years.

Amusement Parks

Tivoli Gardens
Copenhagen's downtown amusement park has been a magical place for Danes and foreigners of all ages since 1843. Rides, entertainment venues, and restaurants are tucked amid flowers, trees, and thousands of lights after sunset.

The world's oldest amusement park, Dyrehavsbakken, has a 90-foot (30m) wooden roller coaster with a brakeman, a flume and other thrill rides, beer tents, restaurants, circus and vaudeville acts, and deer that wander in from the surrounding Royal Deer Park. Most of the park's annual 2.5 million guests are Danish.


Viator: Copenhagen our partner
Book city tours and regional day excursions online before you leave home. You can pay in euros, British pounds, or U.S. or Australian dollars.

Copenhagen main index
Academic travel
Bars, nightclubs
Events, culture
Gay, lesbian
Museums A-M
Museums N-Z
Photos, Webcams
Practical info
Sex, prostitution
Umbrella sites

Copenhagen hotels/accommodations index
Hotels intro
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels
Budget hotels
Hostels, camping

Also see:
Tivoli Gardens
Icebar CPH
Copenhagen photo gallery (from a Holland America Line cruise review)

Photo copyright © Visit Copenhagen.