Published on : Tuesday, August 29, 2017
This Danish city boasts with the modern architecture, buildings, bars, restaurants, castles and the sophisticated lifestyle. Just like a pocket-sized fairy tale, Copenhagen is an abode of innovative ideas.
Touring through the city is the best by strolling or by bicycle. Here the urban pulse fascinates a traveller to delve into the urban hipster culture. The city full of towers and spires has the abundance of water, parks and the bicycle paths.
Referred as the “City of Spires” Copenhagen is known for its horizontal skyline, broken only by the spires and towers of its churches and castles.
Here most characteristic of all is the Baroque spire of the Church of Our Saviour, where the narrowing external spiral stairway attracts the visitors.
Other important spires in Copenhagen are the Christiansborg Palace, the City Hall and the former Church of St. Nikolaj that now houses a modern art venue.
Not quite so high are the Renaissance spires of Rosenborg Castle and the “dragon spire” of Christian IV’s former stock exchange, so named because it resembles the intertwined tails of four dragons.
The tourism here is a boom in urban development and modern architecture which have brought some changes to the skyline of the city.
Copenhagen’s Vesterbro will give a flavuor with the eateries, bistros and all a traveller can get from the culinary view point.
The charming courtyard bars and design shops are the fav to anyone who explores the corners of the city inside the city.
Exploration begins in Vesterbro from Tivoli Gardens, the city’s top tourist attraction with its fairground atmosphere. It’s Pantomime Theatre, its Concert Hall and its many rides and restaurants are the prime here. The Carlsberg neighbourhood has some interesting vestiges of the old brewery of the same name including the Elephant Gate and the Ny Carlsberg Brewhouse. The Tycho Brahe Planetarium is situated on the edge of Skt. Jørgens Sø, which is one of the Copenhagen’s lakes, allure the tourist during the sunset. Halmtorvet, the old haymarket behind the Central Station, is a gradually more admired locale with its cafés and eateries. The former cattle market Øksnehallen has been converted into a modern exposition centre for art and photography. Radisson Blu Royal Hotel was built by Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen for the airline Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) in between 1956 and 1960. It was once the tallest hotel in Denmark with a height of 69.60 m (228.3 ft) and the city’s only skyscraper until 1969. This luxury hotel was completed in 1908. Det Ny Teater (the New Theatre) situated in a passageway between Vesterbrogade and Gammel Kongevej which has become a popular place for musicals concerts since its reopening in 1994 and attracting the largest audiences in the country.
In 2010, it is estimated that city break tourism in Copen contributed to DKK 2 billion in turnover.
However, 2010 was an exceptional year for city break tourism and having a turnover, which had increased with 29% in that one year.