Best lakes in Copenhagen

Check out the top lakes in Copenhagen, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Lakes
1. The Lakes
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314 local reviews
The Lakes, København N
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Louise
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
Anna Cecilie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
Emilie
Søerne/The Lakes, are what remains of the defence that used to surround city of Copenhagen as well as a water…
1. The Lakes
1. The Lakes
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314 local reviews
The Lakes, København N
Louise
Louise
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
Anna Cecilie
Anna Cecilie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
Emilie
Emilie
Søerne/The Lakes, are what remains of the defence that used to surround city of Copenhagen as well as a water reservoir. Due to health…
2. The Copenhagen Lakes
2. The Copenhagen Lakes
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168 local reviews
6 Peblinge Dossering, Copenhagen
33 66 33 66
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Sofie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
Adriana
The Copenhagen Lakes is 5 min walk from my place. The vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling…
Karolina
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
2. The Copenhagen Lakes
2. The Copenhagen Lakes
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168 local reviews
6 Peblinge Dossering, Copenhagen
33 66 33 66
Sofie
Sofie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
Adriana
Adriana
The Copenhagen Lakes is 5 min walk from my place. The vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch…
Karolina
Karolina
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
3. Kaffesalonen
3. Kaffesalonen
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99 local reviews
7 Peblinge Dossering, København N
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+45 35 35 12 19
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Maja
This is a good relaxing café with a nice atmosphere. It's very central and has a beautyfull view to the…
Caroline
Here you can sit on their outside area on the lake which is really unique and definitely recommendable. Though…
Ricki
Kaffesalonen is a popular place located at the entrance to the exciting Nørrebro area. If weather permits it…
3. Kaffesalonen
3. Kaffesalonen
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99 local reviews
7 Peblinge Dossering, København N
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+45 35 35 12 19
Maja
Maja
This is a good relaxing café with a nice atmosphere. It's very central and has a beautyfull view to the Peblinge lake. You can get…
Caroline
Caroline
Here you can sit on their outside area on the lake which is really unique and definitely recommendable. Though to my experience not the best…
Ricki
Ricki
Kaffesalonen is a popular place located at the entrance to the exciting Nørrebro area. If weather permits it there is a big platform in the…
4. Damhussoen
4. Damhussoen
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91 local reviews
Damhussoen
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Bettina
Take a run around the lake or sit down and relax over a cup of coffee or an ice cream at the little ice cream…
Kristian Thorsted
Beautiful lake with a nice walking/running/biking path around. Great for a morning run, or just a relaxed trip…
Ingrid
Take in the calmness at this hidden gem (even for the natives). Go for a morning run around the lake or go…
4. Damhussoen
4. Damhussoen
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91 local reviews
Damhussoen
Bettina
Bettina
Take a run around the lake or sit down and relax over a cup of coffee or an ice cream at the little ice cream booth right next to the lake…
Kristian Thorsted
Kristian Thorsted
Beautiful lake with a nice walking/running/biking path around. Great for a morning run, or just a relaxed trip with the family. There is an…
Ingrid
Ingrid
Take in the calmness at this hidden gem (even for the natives). Go for a morning run around the lake or go for a beautiful walk around the…
5. Freetown Christiania
5. Freetown Christiania
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1265 local reviews
Freetown Christiania
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Marie
Go to Christiania: This is a very unique landmark in Copenhagen. This city was founded by a group of people…
Joanna
The infamous Freetown Christiania is a must visit if you are interested in seeing an alternative neighbourhood…
Sanne
Christiania is a real experience; a hotch-potch of warehouses, huts and houses, colourful murals and outdoor…
5. Freetown Christiania
5. Freetown Christiania
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1265 local reviews
Freetown Christiania
Marie
Marie
Go to Christiania: This is a very unique landmark in Copenhagen. This city was founded by a group of people who claimed an area, and for 40…
Joanna
Joanna
The infamous Freetown Christiania is a must visit if you are interested in seeing an alternative neighbourhood. Due to a recent shooting…
Sanne
Sanne
Christiania is a real experience; a hotch-potch of warehouses, huts and houses, colourful murals and outdoor sculptures. Visitors are…
6. Frederiksberg Gardens
6. Frederiksberg Gardens
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1001 local reviews
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Frederiksberg Park is a park in Frederiksberg up to the Copenhagen Zoo. The park was built by Frederik 4…
Martin
Frederiksberg Gardens is the most famous park in Frederiksberg. And with good reason, because the gardens are…
Mathilde
This is Copenhagen’s most romantic park, with lakes, woodlands and lovely picnic lawns. Guarding the main…
6. Frederiksberg Gardens
6. Frederiksberg Gardens
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1001 local reviews
Lars Jagerfeld
Frederiksberg Park is a park in Frederiksberg up to the Copenhagen Zoo. The park was built by Frederik 4. about Frederiksberg Palace and…
Martin
Martin
Frederiksberg Gardens is the most famous park in Frederiksberg. And with good reason, because the gardens are in fact one of Copenhagen’s…
Mathilde
Mathilde
This is Copenhagen’s most romantic park, with lakes, woodlands and lovely picnic lawns. Guarding the main entrance is 19th-century royal…
7. Utterslev Mose
7. Utterslev Mose
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90 local reviews
Utterslev Mose
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Anne
Here you will find a quite big park - actually it is a swamp. You have have the water, the trees and the…
Anne
Fairly large park and lake area which you must visit. Go down to the end of Harespringet, take a right at…
Rasmus
One of the ost popular green areas of Copenhagen, it is local and cosy, and has opportunies of every kind:…
7. Utterslev Mose
7. Utterslev Mose
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90 local reviews
Utterslev Mose
Anne
Anne
Here you will find a quite big park - actually it is a swamp. You have have the water, the trees and the nature and also you have a trail…
Anne
Anne
Fairly large park and lake area which you must visit. Go down to the end of Harespringet, take a right at Horsebakken and go down the first…
Rasmus
Rasmus
One of the ost popular green areas of Copenhagen, it is local and cosy, and has opportunies of every kind: Running routes, playgrounds, wild…
8. Den Franske Cafe
8. Den Franske Cafe
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56 local reviews
101 Sortedam Dossering, København Ø
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+45 35 42 48 45
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Nicolai
Good brunch and coffee, and possible to sit outdoors by the lake. (very close) Make sure to order the “Kæmpe…
Soeren
Most charming spot to have your coffee or whatever, overlooking the first of the 5 central lakes of central…
Sara
If you go for a walk at the lakes please stop at the French café to drink a coffee or an ice-tea. The food…
8. Den Franske Cafe
8. Den Franske Cafe
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56 local reviews
101 Sortedam Dossering, København Ø
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+45 35 42 48 45
Nicolai
Nicolai
Good brunch and coffee, and possible to sit outdoors by the lake. (very close) Make sure to order the “Kæmpe kartoffelmad” if you eat lunch…
Soeren
Soeren
Most charming spot to have your coffee or whatever, overlooking the first of the 5 central lakes of central Cph. Beautiful trees, the lake…
Sara
Sara
If you go for a walk at the lakes please stop at the French café to drink a coffee or an ice-tea. The food isn’t special but the ambience…
9. Ørsteds Park
9. Ørsteds Park
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141 local reviews
1 Nørre Voldgade, København K
+45 33 66 33 66
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Adriana
If you need a break from city life but still want to be in the center of Copenhagen then you can make a few…
Tin
Along the line of the old fortifications that protected Copenhagen up until the 1850s, you will now find a row…
Aleksandar
Nice park and our short cut to the Inner City. Part of old city defenses that run from lakes in Tivoli…
9. Ørsteds Park
9. Ørsteds Park
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141 local reviews
1 Nørre Voldgade, København K
+45 33 66 33 66
Adriana
Adriana
If you need a break from city life but still want to be in the center of Copenhagen then you can make a few steps to visit this small park…
Tin
Tin
Along the line of the old fortifications that protected Copenhagen up until the 1850s, you will now find a row of green parks. All of them…
Aleksandar
Aleksandar
Nice park and our short cut to the Inner City. Part of old city defenses that run from lakes in Tivoli (south), Botanical Gardens and end at…
10. Queen Louise Bridge
10. Queen Louise Bridge
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159 local reviews
Queen Louise Bridge, København K
+45 33 66 33 66
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Peter
Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge)connects inner Copenhagen and Nørrebro and is frequented by tons…
Simon
Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge) connects inner Copenhagen and Nørrebro and is frequented by tons…
Anna
Dronning Louises Brighe is a perfect place to hang out in a sunny day. If you walk one way, you are at the…
10. Queen Louise Bridge
10. Queen Louise Bridge
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159 local reviews
Queen Louise Bridge, København K
+45 33 66 33 66
Peter
Peter
Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge)connects inner Copenhagen and Nørrebro and is frequented by tons of cyclists and pedestrians…
Simon
Simon
Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge) connects inner Copenhagen and Nørrebro and is frequented by tons of cyclists and pedestrians…
Anna
Anna
Dronning Louises Brighe is a perfect place to hang out in a sunny day. If you walk one way, you are at the hipster "Nørrebro" with local…
11. Fælledparken
11. Fælledparken
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628 local reviews
Fælledparken, København
+45 33 66 33 66
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Tommy
The biggest park in Copenhagen is actually two parks. The bigger one has both a skate park, a water playground…
Peder
Fælledparken is perfect for a walk or a run, or just to get a short time-out from the urbanized copenhagen…
Malene
Fælledparken is a large park with an artificial lake. It is often used for relaxing, sunbathing, ballplay and…
11. Fælledparken
11. Fælledparken
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628 local reviews
Fælledparken, København
+45 33 66 33 66
Tommy
Tommy
The biggest park in Copenhagen is actually two parks. The bigger one has both a skate park, a water playground for children, a lake and a…
Peder
Peder
Fælledparken is perfect for a walk or a run, or just to get a short time-out from the urbanized copenhagen city life and enjoy the nature. I…
Malene
Malene
Fælledparken is a large park with an artificial lake. It is often used for relaxing, sunbathing, ballplay and so on. For kids Lots of…
12. Sortedam Dossering
12. Sortedam Dossering
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37 local reviews
Sortedam Dossering, København
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Natasha
Take a wander down Sortedam Dossering beside the lakes, a popular path for jogging, cycling and leisurely…
Rasmus
One of the lakes in the heart of Copenhagen. Take a walk around the lakes and experience the Copenhagen life…
Violeta
The lakes of Copenhagen are very characteristic. Here the locals go for a run, walk their dogs, drink a beer…
12. Sortedam Dossering
12. Sortedam Dossering
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37 local reviews
Sortedam Dossering, København
Natasha
Natasha
Take a wander down Sortedam Dossering beside the lakes, a popular path for jogging, cycling and leisurely strolls. Some of the Copenhagen’s…
Rasmus
Rasmus
One of the lakes in the heart of Copenhagen. Take a walk around the lakes and experience the Copenhagen life. You will also find numerous…
Violeta
Violeta
The lakes of Copenhagen are very characteristic. Here the locals go for a run, walk their dogs, drink a beer and a coffee and enjoy the view…