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    Copenhagen is an easygoing, modern and charming metropolis that never forgot its history. Visit Copenhagen and be inspired by the Danish way of life and what makes them the happiest people in the world. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style.  And don't forget that Copenhagen is the perfect place to try the new Nordic kitchen. With more than 10 Michelin stars the city is Scandinavia’s gourmet city number 1. 

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    15 Michelin Stars to Copenhagen! The 2013 edition of the Michelin Guide Rouge has awarded a total of 15 stars to 13 Copenhagen restaurants; a record high and more than any other Scandinavian city. Newcomer to receive a Michelin star in Copenhagen is restaurant Kadeau, while the fully organic restaurant, Geranium, was awarded its 2nd Michelin giving the city two two-star restaurants.

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    A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks.  Further reading Read more about Natural adventures in Denmark. Read more about Cycling in Denmark.

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    Dansk Arkitektur Guide indeholder mere end 900 beskrivelser af arkitektoniske værker og byrum i København, Odense, Ålborg og Århus. Besøg hjemmesiden og lav din egen tur gennem en af de fire største danske byer eller gå på opdagelse på en af de færdige tema-ture. Dansk Arkitektur Guide Læs mere om arkitektur i Danmark

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    VisitDenmark asks Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, questions about his untiring enthusiasm for advocating sustainable meetings! Read Guy's answers here...

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    Denmark is a member of the European Union, and travel to and from Denmark is governed by EU law. Therefore, different entry requirements may apply depending on where you're travelling from, and what your nationality is. There are also certain rules governing what pets you may bring into the country.

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    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. 

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    Put Hamlet’s Castle, Kronborg, on your list of things to see whilst in Denmark! Whether you’re looking for things to do near Copenhagen or have more time to explore, there's time enough to visit Denmark’s most famous castle, immortalised by Shakespeare back in the 1600s.

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    Denmark is an open and friendly society and prides itself on being welcoming and accepting of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals.

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    Murders… Rain… Sinister struggles… More rain… It’s New Nordic Noir! Thanks to a run of massively successful dark Danish dramas, international audiences are getting to know Copenhagen's streets like the back of their hands. Following on from the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, BAFTA-winning Borgen is the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly new drama to look forward to and inspiration for a city break with a difference...

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    Danish architecture have a long standing history and Danish architects have made their distinct mark not only in Denmark but around the world. When visiting Denmark you will be able to get up close to works from world famous architects like Jørn Utzon, Henning Larsen and Bjarke Ingels. You can also experience works from other international architects such as Daniel Libeskind and Norman Foster. More on the very best in Danish architecture here. 

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    If you want to get free entry to museums, read on! Here’s a free and budget experiences to Denmark’s many attractions. You can also learn how to do sightseeing at no cost!

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    There are many different ways to enjoy Denmark, depending on your interest. Are you looking for a romantic weekend break to Copenhagen? Thinking of a blissful break around Denmark's countryside by bike? Or maybe you're ready for some family fun at Denmark's fantastic theme parks. Plan the vacation in Denmark that's just right for you with the help of all of VisitDenmark's inspirational content, gathered in this handy guide.

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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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    Hot on the heels of the double hits The Killing and Borgen, comes Broen (The Bridge). It’s dark, it’s deadly, it’s full of Scandinavian knitwear - and it has won awards!

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    Young Danish chefs have breathed new life into the famous open sandwich, Smørrebrød, which dates back to the 19th century. Now Danes are hungrier than ever for their traditional lunch.

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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    Forget fast-paced shoot-em-ups, The Killing is a crime thriller that champions thoughtful plot and the build-up of tension and suspense.

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    Come and shop in Denmark, one of the hottest design nations on the planet. From a rich design history, led by legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Denmark’s design sector has grown into a world-leader. From homeware to fashion, Denmark is an incredible place to pick up unique, cutting-edge products or to find that perfect Scandinavian gift. Beautiful shopping streets await in cities across the country, offering international and Danish brands. So pack your shopping bags and don’t forget your wallet!

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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    Copenhagen is a really green city! It's been voted Europe's Green Capital for 2014 by the European Environment Commission. So this is one place you can visit and leave with a clean conscience, as well as a smile!

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    Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

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    Always colourful and endlessly controversial, Christiania is a unique place to visit. More than a city district, it's a way of life.

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach holidays are a popular part of Danish culture. So consider a beach holiday in Denmark!

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    There is a place to stay for every type, every taste, every man and every woman in Copenhagen. Stay in the heart of the city, by the beautiful harbour or wherever you feel like – you will be welcome every place. Here are a few gay-friendly accommodation options.

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    Denmark’s best kept secret… until now? Danish pastries aren’t really Danish!

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    København har fået en hel ny bydel. Den hedder Ørestad og ligger på Vestamager.

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    København og ikke mindst Københavns havnefront har gennem det seneste årti været udsat en gevaldig forandring med megen ny og spændende arkitektur til følge, der er værd at se på.  

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    Denmark is Scandinavia's gourmet capital with 13 Michelin-starred restaurants. Congratulations to the following restaurants, which have been given one or two Michelin stars in the 2013 edition of the Michelin Guide. The list includes one new restaurant compared to 2012.

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    New York October 24, 2011 - Do you know ’schmorrebroud’?!?!! The favorite lunch of the Danes is indeed challenging to pronounce, but it sure is delicious. The grandiose open face sandwich with a base of healthy rye bread and all sorts of goodies on top is a Danish classic. Now you can learn more about the culture behind this increasingly popular food - right from your iPhone.

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    BoConcept invites you to experience the unique magic of Danish Christmas at selected stores around the world. Take a nihola cargo-bike ride with Santa, decorate Christmas trees with traditional Danish decorations or treat yourself to Christmas goodies. It's all happening in a BoConcept near you, in December 2013!

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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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    Borgen is the award-winning Danish political thriller that everyone is talking about! Set in and around the Danish Parliament, the series follow the lives and careers of fictional Danish Prime minister Birgitte Nyborg, her political colleagues – and enemies.

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    Copenhagen currently has four crystal-clear outdoor swimming areas in the inner city, perfect places to strip off and cool off with a quick summer dip - or get invigorated with a spot of winter swimming! Water quality is extremely high and the harbour baths are enjoyed by thousands of Danes and visitors each year. You can also enjoy the city’s impressive beach at Amager, so grab your swimming stuff and head into the city!

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    Copenhagen is ready to show you a good time! At the weekends, the city is a hive of activity until the early hours of the morning with bars, clubs and pubs open late. Below are some nightlife highlights, listing great spots for a night out in the city centre and Copenhagen’s coolest districts.

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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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    A day trip from Copenhagen, the Danish Jews’ route to safety in 1943 can be traced along the coast of Denmark through the small fishing villages from there the Jews were ferried across the Strait to Sweden.

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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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    Denmark has produced its fair share of award-winning movie directors over the years. Some are briliant and some are controversial and brilliant. This is VisitDenmark's brief guide to the best of the best.

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    New Year's Eve in Denmark is one big party! Many Danes see in the new year with friends and it's not uncommon to see fireworks whizzing around on the streets! At 6pm, people gather by the TV to hear the Queen's New Year's speech. After that, it's out with the old and in with the new! Copenhagen is a great place to experience New Year's Eve. Find out why here.

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    Odense is situated at the very heart of Denmark. Famous as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen, you might not know that it is also the official bicycle city of Denmark. Uncover more about Denmark’s third-largest city here…

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    Browse a brief history of Denmark's capital city.

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    Inspired by the recent Nordic food trend? It can be hard to get a table at noma, but you can bring Nordic flavour and the essence of seasonal Scandinavian food into your home, with this easy recipe for barley and mussels. Enjoy!

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    Yes, noma is one of the world’s best restaurants, but you’ll find the world’s best chef (2011) slaving away in another world-class Copenhagen eatery.

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. A cozy knot of winding streets and old buildings, that you can easily explore on foot or on a bike.