Southern Inner City, Copenhagen
A walking tour of the southern inner city of Copenhagen can take in Tivoli, museums and historic sites.
Address: Vesterbrogade 3, DK-1630 Copenhagen, Denmark
Louis Tussaud's Wax Museum (closed)
In addition to the entrance to Tivoli on Vesterbrogade there are three others, including one for parties on H. C. Andersens Boulevard. In the entrance building here can be found Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, with figures of Danish and foreign personalities, including King Christian IV, H. C. Andersen, Karen Blixen, Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso, Gandhi, ex-President Bush etc.ATTRACTION IS CLOSED.
On three floors in Hans Christian Andersen Castle in central Copenhagen will be found the newly-opened Tivoli Museum. It portrays in a graphic and amusing manner the 150 years and more of the history of the world-famous leisure park.
Address: H.C. Andersens Boulevard 22, Denmark
The Municipal Museum (Københavns Bymuseum), is where visitors can obtain a general idea of the city's 800 year history. Room 14 contains the Søren-Kierkegaard Collection, which was inaugurated in 1960. In summer, a model of the city of Copenhagen is displayed in front of the building.
Address: Vesterbrogade 59, DK-1620 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tycho Brahe Planetarium
Address: Gl. Kongevej 10, DK-1610 Copenhagen, Denmark
Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek
The Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek contains the private collections of Carl and Ottillia Jacobsen. The museum displays a fine collection of antiquities and modern art.
The National Museum in Copenhagen is especially famed for its collection detailing Danish history. The Museum is also home to the Rococo style Prince's Palace building.
Christiansborg Palace serves as the seat of the Danish Government. The Palace's Royal Rooms are open for tourists to see on guided tours.
Royal Arsenal Museum
On the other side of Tøjhusgade can be found the Arsenal (Tøjhus), which now houses the Military Museum (Tøjhusmuseet), with its collection of weapons, armour and uniforms.H.W. Bissen's "Istedløven" ("Isted Lion") stands in the courtyard.
Address: Frederiksholms Kanal 29, DK-1214 Copenhagen, Denmark
By a park near Copenhagen's Arsenal stands the Royal Library (Det Kongelige Bibliotek), with 1,700,000 volumes and 52,000 manuscripts. It is the National Library and also functions as a Danish book museum. Note the old reading-room.The library museum is free for all to visit.
Address: Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, DK-1016 Copenhagen, Denmark
Address: Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, DK-1213 Copenhagen, Denmark
In Gammel Strand in central Copenhagen, on the opposite side of the canal from the Thorvaldsen Museum, can be seen the 1940 statue of an old fishwife (Fiskerkone). Every morning by the statue fish sellers offer their wares.
Address: Børsgade, Denmark
The 17th century Holmen Church (Holmens Kirke) in central Copenhagen was intended as a church for seamen. The "Royal Doorway" was brought here from Roskilde Cathedral in the 19th century. Fine features of the interior are a Baroque altar of unpainted oak and a carved pulpit by Abel Schroder the Younger, both dating from around 1660. In a side chapel can be seen various tombs including that of the naval hero Niels Juel (d. 1697).The style is predominantly Dutch renaissance. The ruler Queen Margrethe II was married here in 1967.
Address: Holmens Kanal, Denmark
Post and Tele Museum
The 400 year long history of Danish communication is featured in this museum close to the Holy Ghost Church.
Address: Købmagergade 37, DK-1150 Copenhagen, Denmark
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