Tag Archives: Denmark

Tivoli

Tivoli is a magical place which makes even the adrenaline rush lovers dizzy, surprises by its colors and interesting, oriental architecture, where the smell of the cotton candy/candyfloss brings back childhood times. Tivoli was built in 1834 and it’s one of the oldest amusement park in the world. Despite numerous modifications it remained its old – fashioned character. Just after the entrance one can see beautiful palace from the Tale of One Thousand and One Nights. It houses Nimb Hotel, one of the most expensive in Copenhagen. A lot of cultural events take place

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Copenhagen, an expensive destination? – myth debunked

Public transport in Copenhagen is very expensive. For example single ticket costs ranging from 24 DKK (3,2 €/ 3,6$) to 108 DKK (14,5 €/ 16,5$)), depending on the zones. Daily and 72 – hour tickets for the zones 1-4 cost respectively 80 DKK (10,7€/12$) and 200 DKK (27€/30$). Apart from these high prices, the Copenhagen underground is worth a visit. It  goes automatically, without engine driver attendance.  The best seats are located in front of the carriage. High ticket prices discourage to visit the capital of Denmark but there’s a way to cut them

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Christiania – utopia, social experiment or tourist attraction?

Copenhagen, the capital of the one of the richest EU countries is famous for beautiful architecture, picturesque canals and upmarket restaurants. On the other hand, there’s also Christiania – something like a “country within a country”. In the Christianshavn district, close to picturesque canals, there’s an inconspicuous gate which leads to another reality of self – proclaimed, independent city – Christiania. It was created in 1971 when first hippies seized the previous military base area. New inhabitants settled in abandoned military barracks and created city infrastructure such as nurseries schools, schools and cultural/artistic institutions. Christiana was

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How much does 6-day trip to Denmark and Sweden cost?

Is it possible to organize 6- day trip to Denmark and Sweden on budget? In a fact the cost is a relative concept, what’s  cheap for some for others is beyond reach. During our trip to these countries we tried to reduce the costs of transport and accommodation maximally. On the other hand it doesn’t mean that we lived there as hermits. We  stayed in an apartment located in the city center, visited everything what had been planned, used public transport and tasted very good food.  Was it cheap or expensive? Take a look

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Copenhagen – fabulous canals

The main tourist attraction in Copenhagen are picturesque canals. One of the most beautiful is  Nyhavn.  In Danish language Nyhavn means New Harbor but in a fact it’s one of the oldest places in Copenhagen. It was built more than 300 years ago for trade purposes. It contributed to fast development of this part of the city. A lot of taverns and “red lit” clubs entertained sailors. Rich city residents were building beautiful townhouses which are Copenhagen flagship to this day. Nowadays, Nyhavn is one of the most popular and picturesque places in Danish

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