Denmark Attractions comprises of a number of places which are a must to see for the people touring Denmark. Denmark is a Scandinavian country located in northern Europe. It is the southern-most of the Nordic countries, bordered by Sweden to the south-west, Norway and Germany to the south. Denmark also shares borders with the Baltic Sea and North Sea. The Kingdom of Denmark comprises Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. The country of Denmark is a land of fantasy. Some of the most eye catching places to see in Denmark are as follows:
Amalienborg Palace, Royal Residence, Copenhagen
The Amalionborg Palace, Royal Residence, Copenhagen is open to the public and houses private chambers and valuable objects.
The Kronborg Castle near Halsingor
The Kronborg castle has been and stll is one of the top places to visit. This famous castle was shakespeare’s inspiration for “Elsinore” in his famous play Hamlet and is still widely visited by millions of tourists each year.
The Tivoli in Copenhagen is a tourist hot spot and was founded in the year 1843.The Tivoli museum consists of floors of posters, photographs and other distinct memorabilia. The stunning fireworks are a common feature in the evenings. Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors to the city, young and old. Tivoli is located just a few minutes walk from City Hall, and with the Copenhagen Central Station as its nearest neighbour it is very easy to get to.
Tivoli Gardens was founded in 1843 and has become a national treasure and an international attraction. Fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen visited many times, as did Walt Disney and many other celebrities, who all fell in love with the gardens. Part of Tivoli Gardens’ secret is that there is something for everyone. The scenery is beautiful with exotic architecture, historic buildings and lush gardens. At night, thousands of coloured lights create a fairy tale atmosphere that is completely unique.
National Museum of Denmark
A ten-minute stroll from Tivoli Gardens leads to the National Museum, which delves into Danish history and culture. The museum displays an impressive collection of Danish artefacts, including a 2,000-year-old sun chariot, Danish porcelain and silver, and Romanesque and Gothic church trimmings. Other collections highlight clothing from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as antique furniture. Supplementing this journey back through Danish history is an excellent ethnographic exhibition with items from Greenland, Asia, and Africa among others. At the Children’s Museum, kids can dress up in period costume, climb aboard a Viking ship, and visit a 1920s-style classroom.
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