Take a trip through thousands of years of architectural history in Denmark. From Viking longhouses to award-winning modern buildings like the Danish Maritime Museum, designed by starchitect Bjarke Ingels, Denmark is packed full of interesting and unique building design from across the ages.
Bjarke Ingels is one of Denmark's most famous architects, making waves with famous buildings at home and around the world. In the USA, Bjarke Ingels has won projects to redesign downtown Manhattan and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. In Denmark, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is behind many of Ørestad's most iconic new buildings, including 8 Tallet (8 House).
If you're looking for things to do in Copenhagen and have time to go a little further afield, then head north along the Danish Riviera of North Zealand. It's the perfect place to venture out on day trips from Copenhagen, or to extend your holiday with a stay in North Zealand's hotels, inns or holiday homes. This historic region close to Copenhagen is packed full of royal castles, cultural sites and beautiful beaches.