Gay Copenhagen

Come and be charmed by cozy Copenhagen and feel the openness and friendliness that Copenhagen is well-known for. Explore cultural sights and events, bike around, enjoy the view of Danish architecture and design, and pause for a nice cup of coffee and a “Danish” at one of the city's many LGBT-friendly cafés. Or discover the colourful and vibrant nightlife that Copenhagen offers. Make friends, fall in love and make lasting memories. Copenhagen is open for LGBT. 

Did you know?

Did you know that Denmark has long been a frontrunner when it comes to gay rights?  Denmark was one of the first countries to legalize same-sex marriage, and the first to establish a National Association for Gays and Lesbians (LGBT Denmark) 

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Sights, Sounds and Flavors of Copenhagen

Copenhagen's coolest neighborhoods

Head beyond the city center to where the locals hang out, for a real taste of Copenhagen life.

Out on the town

From a day of sightseeing or shopping in Copenhagen's cosy centre, head to one of the city's excellent restaurants, bars or clubs for an evening to remember. Night and day, Copenhagen has more than enough to keep you happy and busy!

Shopping for Danish design in Denmark

Shop Copenhagen for Danish design

The best places to head to get your hands on Danish design products.

Restaurant Geranium

Dine in Denmark's Michelin-star restaurants

Geranium in Copenhagen is Denmark's first restaurant to receive three Michelin stars. Here is a full list to whet your appetite.

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Michael & Mark Getting Married in Copenhagen


Top 10 'hygge' things to do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is one of the best places to hunt for hygge on the planet! Find out how to hygge your way round Denmark's capital.

Biking Copenhagen

Copenhagen on two wheels

Welcome to the world's most bike-crazy capital! 50% of the city's inhabitants commute to work by bike. As a tourist, you can go with the flow and take a city bike to explore, Copenhagen-style!


Copenhagen's architecture

If you have an interest in architecture, you'll love Copenhagen; a mix of old-fashioned charm and iconic, modern buildings.

Copenhagen map

Copenhagen quick facts

Copenhagen                     (1,199,224)
Greater Copenhagen  (1,931,467)
Copenhagen                     88.25km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen  3,030km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density       6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)