Best things to do in Copenhagen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favorite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

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1. Frederiksberg Gardens
838local recommendations
Luu
Luu says “At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by...” ·
2. Strøget
Strøget
626local recommendations
Sarah
Sarah says “Copenhagen's largest shopping area is centered around Strøget in the heart of the city. Strøget is ...” ·
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3. TorvehallerneKBH
21 Frederiksborggade
860local recommendations
Katrine
Katrine says “Good, sustainable, organic street food is gaining ground in Copenhagen. So far there are three fanta...” ·
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4. Amager Strandpark
1 Amager Strand Promenaden
622local recommendations
Katrine
Katrine says “Go here to enjoy the beach and the ocean. The artificial island is separated from the original beach...” ·
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5. Tivoli Gardens
3 Vesterbrogade
1192local recommendations
Luu
Luu says “Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors to the city, young and old. T...” ·
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6. Copenhagen Street Food
14 Trangravsvej
369local recommendations
Mikkel
Mikkel says “Copenhagen street food is located on paper island or papirøen. The island is home to the gray indust...”
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7. Café Dyrehaven
72 Sønder Blvd.
344local recommendations
Ma
Ma says “Café Dyrehaven (Café Deer Park) is located in Vesterbro and is one of the area's popular cafés. Here...” ·
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8. Copenhagen Zoo
32 Roskildevej
534local recommendations
Helge
Helge says “Copenhagen Zoo houses over 3,000 animals, which together form 264 exciting species. Whatever the wea...” ·
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9. Fælledparken
531local recommendations
Sofie
Sofie says “The Copenhagen 'Common' neighbouring the National Stadium is popular for all kinds of óutdoor activi...” ·
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10. Mikkeller & Friends
35 Stefansgade
318local recommendations
Mikkel
Mikkel says “Taste our beer! Famous bar with more than 100 different beers to taste - some brewed in Mikkellers o...” ·
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11. Manfreds
40 Jægersborggade
288local recommendations
Signe
Signe says “Manfreds is Relæ's littlesister - they also a modern nordic cuisine - a lot cheaper than Relæ. We p...” ·
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12. LIDKOEB
72B Vesterbrogade
267local recommendations
Andreas
Andreas says “One of Vesterbro’s best cocktail bars is called Lidkoeb. The place can at times be very crowded and ...” ·
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13. Freetown Christiania
1046local recommendations
Jesper
Jesper says “Alternative Christiania - Freetown Christiania is a green and car-free neighbourhood in Copenhagen, ...” ·
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14. The Coffee Collective Jægersborggade
57 Jægersborggade
249local recommendations
Jesper
Jesper says “Probably the best coffee in town - be sure to pick up a croissant or the local favorite "Kanelsnurre...” ·
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15. mother
9-15 Høkerboderne
244local recommendations
Solveig
Solveig says “Modern, italian pizza place that also serves breakfast. Pizza are made in a wood fired oven and they...” ·
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16. Vega
40 Enghavevej
245local recommendations
Thomas
Thomas says “Vega is one of the biggest places in Copenhagen with daily concerts. Check their website for artists...” ·
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17. Restaurant Relae
41 Jægersborggade
236local recommendations
Mikkel
Mikkel says “The cheapest Michelin star-food you will ever find in DK. Led by Christian Puglisi - a former NOMA c...” ·
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18. Empire Cinema
29F Guldbergsgade
279local recommendations
Gila
Gila says “True cinema lovers will appreciate the luxury seats with double arm rests including a cup holder and...” ·
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19. Havnebadet Islands Brygge
14 Islands Brygge
370local recommendations
Solveig
Solveig says “Open air swimming right in the centre of the city. Meet local families with children, beach boys and...” ·
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20. Jægersborggade
Jægersborggade
615local recommendations
Thit Simone
Thit Simone says “From Visitcopenhagen: The street Jægersborggade in the Nørrebro neighbourhood has turned from dodg...” ·
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21. Fisketorvet
Fisketorvet
274local recommendations
Kasper
Kasper says “Fisketorvet Harbour pool is next to the shopping center Fisketorvet and consists of 3 separate pools...” ·
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22. Meyers Bageri - Jægersborggade
9 Jægersborggade
214local recommendations
Eva
Eva says “Claus Meyer is a pioneer on the Danish food scene. He has stores and bakeries all over the city and ...” ·
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23. Kødbyen
880local recommendations
Tin
Tin says “The food market Kødbyens Mad & Marked is located in Copenhagen's Meatpacking District. The market is...” ·
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24. Assistens Cemetery
4 Kapelvej
872local recommendations
Bengerd
Bengerd says “Est. 1790, this local park is in fact a grave yard. Final resting place for some of the most famous ...” ·
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25. Noma
96 Refshalevej
208local recommendations
Thomas
Thomas says “The gourmet restaurant Noma has been ranked the Best Restaurant in the World in 2010, 2011, 2012 and...” ·
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26. Cafe Bang & Jensen
130 Istedgade
206local recommendations
Luu
Luu says “Located in the posh end of Istedgade, this former pharmacy houses a delightful café that is very pop...” ·
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27. Café Taxa
32 Hørsholmsgade
202local recommendations
Jesper
Jesper says “Popular local café. Outdoor seatings and fair menu prices. Good café food for both breakfast, brunch...” ·
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28. SMK – Statens Museum for Kunst
48-50 Sølvgade
532local recommendations
Sofie
Sofie says “SMK - The National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum for Kunst) is Denmark’s largest art museum, fe...” ·
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29. Madklubben
62 Vesterbrogade
190local recommendations
Maja
Maja says “Restaurant Madklubben Vesterbro is located in Copenhagen's hip Vesterbro area. Here you will find ev...” ·
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30. Mikkeller Bar
8C Viktoriagade
187local recommendations
Adriana
Adriana says “If you want interesting tap beers from one of the best brewery in the world, you go here. This is a ...” ·