Copenhagen Travel Guide - Travel Information for a trip to Copenhagen

Trip to Copenhagen

The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is Scandinavia's most fantastic city. It is also a part of the most dynamic region in Northern Europe, the Oresund Region. One of Europe's oldest and most wonderful capitals with a royal touch, Copenhagen is very popular among the tourists. Tourists from all over the world take a wonderful Trip to Copenhagen and discover its royal capital by strolling along the streets and canals of the 17th century. The Danish monarchy is said to be the oldest in the world and Queen Margrethe II lives right in the center of the city. Copenhagen, with its friendly yet continental and international atmosphere, makes it easy to feel at home even for a visitor who is on a first time Trip to Copenhagen.. This fantastic city provides something for the visitors of different tastes.

Copenhagen offers great shopping areas, a large number of hotels, restaurants, art galleries, museums, theatres, musical entertainment and so on. The Tivoli Gardens right in the centre of Copenhagen has something for everyone and should be included on your Trip to Copenhagen.

Whether the tourists want pure fun and entertainment, an artistic event or a gourmet dinner, this is the place where they will find it. There are various other attractions in Copenhagen and the city is full of zest and life besides being a pulsating metropolis and historical oasis.

The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, got its name from the word 'koben-havn', which means 'merchants' harbor.' This place grew in importance and size because of its position on the Oresund (the Sound), the body of water between Denmark and Sweden, guarding the doorway to the Baltic.
From its humble beginning long time ago, Copenhagen has now become the largest city in Scandinavia, which is home to more than 11 million people. Copenhagen is a city with much charm, that is reflected in its narrow streets, canals, and old houses. A Trip to Copenhagen will show people the famous residence of Hans Christian Andersen, who is still alive in the memories of the people. Another of Copenhagen's world-famous resident was Soren Kierkegaard, who used to take long morning strolls in the city.

Copenhagen still retains some of the characteristics of a village. On a Trip to Copenhagen, the suburbs can easily be covered on foot. One can also think that the city was intended for strolling, as reflected by its Stroget, the longest and oldest pedestrians' street in Europe.