Your handwritten guide based on experience. Excited? What are you waiting for? Let’s get you ready!
Hence, we will help you plan smart your trip to the Danish Capital.
Included in the guide are essential details you need to know to achieve the most of your trip, hassle-free.
Our full guide covers:
- Basic Introduction
- Where to stay in Copenhagen
- How to get around
- What to see in Copenhagen
- Things to do in Copenhagen
- Tickets you have to buy before – must read
- Food and Restaurants
- Day Trips from Copenhagen
- Itinerary for Copenhagen
- Packing List
- City Map
Plus, sharing with you the best insider tips on the places to visit, things to do, cuisines to try and reminders you should keep an eye on.
And as travelers, it is our pure joy to help people have a wonderful trip through our guides. Therefore, let’s get this started. We now officially welcome you to the happiest capital in the world, Copenhagen.
1. Basic Introduction
We want to start with a simple intro to the things you need to know before coming to Copenhagen.
Currency: DKK – Danish Krone (Kr) (Denmark does not have the EUR)
Language Spoken: The official language in Copenhagen is Danish.
It is almost related to both Swedish and Norwegian. On the other hand, Danes speak fluent English. Even German and French, too.
Known for: Copenhagen according to UN’s 2013 World Happiness report, is officially known as the capital of the happiest country on Earth.
Apart from this, Copenhagen is also known for the following:
- Lego – The birthplace of LEGO, set at Billund which is a small Danish town in Copenhagen.
- Bikes – Danish bicycle culture is renowned worldwide. Generally, people of all ages are engaged in biking.
- Tivoli – The world’s second-oldest amusement park can be found in Copenhagen.
Accommodation: As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen gives you an entire list of accommodations you can choose from. Certainly, from luxury hotels to very budget-friendly hostels, you will find it in the city.
Thus, find more details in our where to stay in Copenhagen section below.
Public Transport: Public transport in Copenhagen can take you anywhere in the capital. Even more, it is also reliable and punctual.
You can travel to their metro, trains, and buses to go around the city.
Moreover, find more details on how to get around.
Safety: Generally, traveling to Copenhagen and Denmark as a country is super safe. Even to female travelers, they are secured and protected.
However, like any famous tourist destinations in the world, tourists undoubtedly attract pickpockets and scams. This is normal. Unquestionably, safety precautions should be kept at all times.
Here are safety tips during your one week in Copenhagen.
- Keep a close eye on your belongings especially in crowded places.
- Watch out for the bike lanes. Cyclers can come without warning.
- You are more likely to be robbed in summer than in winter.
- Do not accept any help that is connected with your luggage from strangers.
- Avoid Nørrero neighborhood especially in the night. It has been affiliated with narcotics dealing, higher levels of street crime.
City name: Being notably known for its ancient and Renaissance architecture, Copenhagen was called “The City of Spires