Copenhagen city life
You can never get bored in Copenhagen as you will find an interesting attraction at every corner and this city really has a little something for everyone. Nicknamed "the City of Spires", due to its horizontal skyline, representing spires and towers of its churches and castles, in Copenhagen you can admire an amazing and quite unique architecture, from Medieval buildings to Rococo mansions.
Some of the most popular attractions in Copenhagen:
- The Børsen (The Exchange)
- The Rundetårn (Round Tower)
- Rosenborg Castle and Frederiksstaden
- Tivoli Gardens
- The Little Mermaid Statue
- The Amalienborg
- Frederik's Church
- Charlottenborg Palace
- The Tycho Brahe Planetarium
- Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (art museum)
If you feel like seeing a play, check out the Royal Theatre or the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Go to the Botanical Gardens, Kastellet Park or have fun at the Copenhagen Zoo. If you like cycling, the city planning of Copenhagen was made in favour of cyclists and pedestrians so you're in the right place.
Sport fans can enjoy plenty of activities and events, like the Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix, a race for antique cars, watch matches of football, handball, rugby.
In recent years, Copenhagen has also become a gourmet destination, as the city is home to many restaurants with Michelin stars and you surely should not miss trying Danish pastry.
In terms of nightlife, Copenhagen is quite rich in all kinds of bars and eccentric night clubs.
International atmosphere in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is home to numerous immigrants, mainly from Pakistan, Turkey, Iraq, Morocco, Sweden, Germany, Norway and UK.
As one of the world’s richest cities, with a flourishing and sustainable economy, and with a high quality of living, many multinationals and international business people have set an office or invested here.
In Copenhagen winters are pretty cold and summers are moderately warm. Snow can occur from late December to late April and many rainfalls are recorded from July to September. July is the warmest month with an average daytime high of 22°C (70 °F), while the average high temperatures in winter are between 1 and 3 °C (35 – 37 °F). The average hours of sunshine during winter season are between two hours and one and a half per day.