Copenhagen at the weekend. What is worth viewing?
This is perhaps the most Colorful place in all Copenhagen. Charming small houses with a colorful facade in red, yellow and blue tones proudly tended over the port canal. Their interiors hide countless restaurants, bars and cafes, which in the warm months are located on the waterfront and invite to relax everyone. Sailboats, floating houses and fishing boats moored along the channel add to this place of special charm.
The right side of the port has typical urban nature. He is less colorful and crowded. The left "Sunny" whole day boils life and as a magnet attracts tourists visiting the port.
In Starina, Nyukhavn was the place of collection of fishermen, port workers and sailors who came to Copenhagen, and was not so popular. Controlled by the criminal world, adventurers, drunkards and prostitutes, he did not attract visitors. Today is a unique place on the tourist map Copenhagen. Thanks to numerous bars and restaurants working here, it is known as "the longest bar in Scandinavia".
Semi-semi-polenba (symbol of the Danish capital) is considered the sister of Warsaw Mermaid. According to the legend, both sailed to the shore of the Baltic Sea in the vicinity of Gdansk, but Warsaw Mermaid rose on Vistula and stayed in Warsaw, and Copenhagen Mermaid delivered by Danish Straits, Copenhagen. Recreation of mermaid can be found on the stone at the Lanelin Embankment.
The sculpture of the main character of the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen was created by order of the Danish sculptor Edward Eriksen for Karl Jacobsen &# 8211; CARLSBERG Brewing Founder Son. He is so famous in the world that he had Many imitators In the distant corners of the globe.
Beautiful Langelin Park is located next to the statue of the Mermaid. Although it is formally part of the Catellet citadel, the latter is indicated as Separate tourist attraction Copenhagen. It is especially recommended to visit the park to those who are going to Copenhagen at the end of April. During this time there is a chance to take part in the amazing festival Copenhagen Sakura. Sakura flowering festival borrowed from Japan, is also very noisy celebrated in the capital of Denmark. In the park, in addition to blooming pink fruit trees, there are a fountain of the gephion, the column of Ivara Heitfeldt and the sculpture of that very mermaid.
Weekend in Copenhagen will be incomplete without visiting the Castelet. This is the only preserved element of Copenhagen’s fortress wall and one of The most well-preserved fortifications in Northern Europe. Built according to the pentagram scheme and consisting of five bastions the fortress was used to protect the city from the Swedes.
Today it is a favorite place of walking of residents of the Danish capital. The most interesting objects of Copenhagen citadel are Windmill 1847, Museum of the Story of the Fortress and Prison. When walking along the fastened shaft, the Castelelet is recommended to pay attention to the only Anglican Church in Denmark &# 8211; Church of Saint Alban, located in Churchill Park right next to the fortress.
Winter Royal Palace Amalienborg
One of the most interesting sights of Copenhagen is Amalienborg &# 8211; Winter Residence of the Danish Royal Family. In essence, this is not one, but four identical buildings, in the center of which is a monument to Friedrich V &# 8211; The initiator of the construction of the palace complex.
Each of the palaces guard the Royal Guard, dressed in a black and blue uniform and characteristic hats from bear fur. It is because of the original clothes of the guards, tourists are so willingly attend Amalienborg.
The best time to visit the palace is the time of the solemn shift of Karaul, which passes every day at noon. Those who are going to visit Copenhagen on April 16 &# 8211; On the birthday of the queen, will be able to personally see Margaret II and her family. Monarchine from the balcony of the Palace of Christian IX Thanks to the public For congratulations on his birthday.
Wolly city of Christiania
In the 1970s, the Danish squatter group settled in abandoned barracks, where the military port was once located. On the square about 40 hectares they created independent of the city of Christianity with your own law, flag and even currency. Self-determined residential array as a magnet attracted hippie families. For your own children, residents of the district opened schools and kindergartens. Homemade houses, small local businesses that serve as a common good, as well as informal cultural and artistic organizations arose like mushrooms.
The inhabitants of Christian have developed their own set of laws that act to this day. According to him, the import of weapons, stolen and heavy drugs is prohibited. Here you can not sell fireworks and own personal cars. Also Invalid any acts of violence, as well as shooting and photography of residents or running around. These restrictions are largely related to prosperous in the free city of Trading Gashish and Marijuana. Together with Hippie, merchants, small criminals and prostitutes came to this area, and Christians with an accessible street for all the pushers street turned into a little Amsterdam in the center of the Danish capital.
Kristiansborg Palace in Baroque style with a rich 800-year-old history is one of the greatest attractions of Copenhagen. He Located in the city center On the castle island (Slotsholman), to which the whole 9 bridges lead.
For a long time the palace was the main residence of the royal family. When in 1794. The king with his family moved to the Palace Amalienborg, Kristiansborg became a political center of Denmark. Currently, it contains the Danish Parliament, government agencies and the Supreme Court, which are available to tourists for sightseeing &# 8211; Theatrical Museum, Hall of Meetings of the Danish Parliament and the Royal Apartments, used by the Royal Family for the Admission of Ambassadors and Organizations Party. In the basement you can see the foundation of the first palace, built in 1167.
The immediate vicinity of the island is also full of sights. Near the Palace you can find the Church of Christiansborg-Sukhotkarkka, the Royal Stables, Arsenal, Library and the Popular Museum of Tordvalsen.
This is a magnificent Renaissance building, decorated with high towers, was originally considered as a summer Rural royal residence, where the Danish monarch and his family rested away from the noise and bustle of the city.
Today he serves Historical Museum of Rosenborg &# 8211; One of the best in the world in your category. There are several halls behind his walls, such as: the royal treasury with numerous values or the famous knightly hall with two impressive thrones of the King and Queen.
But more attracts not even the castle of Rosenborg, and the surrounding Huge royal garden, the most famous as Kongens Have. To this day he Enchanting historical pavilions, Shady alleys, fountains and a rosary, from which the name of the castle occurred. Royal Park in Copenhagen &# 8211; one of the best places to relax after a long sightseeing tour.
Love to relax on the beach? In this case, it is recommended Beach Amaager, Which is located next to Amager Strandpark Park, which is associated with the subway (RESUND and Amager Strand Station). In addition, close to the bridge leading to the exit from the beach, you can find a bus stop on which buses number 78 and №77. The beach is divided into two parts. The northern part is Wide sandy beach, surrounded by winding paths and low dunes, and the southern part &# 8211; Urban beach with a wide waterfront, platforms for balls and a playground, as well as a small pier for yachts and car parking.
Papiroin and Torleballerne
Papiroin &# 8211; SAMI Famous street food in Copenhagen. Former paper factory, located on a paper island, combines about 40 trucks with food, food stalls and bars in a huge hangar. Chefs here are served almost all &# 8211; From the famous Danish sandwiches (SMRREBRD) and Potatoes FRI to Japanese sushi. it perfect place for vegetarians, and for ordinary people. The most important thing is that this place is not so empty of visitors wallets as Copenhagen restaurants. You can also find a paper island with van with food next to the Nyhavn port and the Kristianshavn District, right next to the pedestrian and bicycle bridge Inerthavnsbroen, which connects both of these areas.
Another interesting culinary offer Copenhagen &# 8211; TorveHallerne market halls, Located in close proximity to the NRRERPORT Metro Station. There you can find many restaurants and kiosks from smrrebrd.
Smrrebrd &# 8211; Famous Danish sandwiches prepared on the basis of a slice of bread (usually from dark bread), smeared by oil or margarine and Thin decorated Such additives like chicken, tuna or beef with vegetables. In Torvehallerne you can also find a variety of stalls with fish, fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as exotic spices and sweets.
Unfortunately, the sun always shines in Copenhagen and is a year quite a lot of rainy days. In this regard, the likelihood is low that falls during a stay in the Danish capital, not a drop of rain. Although the rainy weather is not conducive to visiting Copenhagen, those who do not want to get wet, it is recommended to visit Kalsberga Museum, which is located in the Old Carlsberg brewery in 1847, the original.
This museum allows learn about the history and preparation this world-famous golden beverage. Hour tour of the center ends with beer tasting included in the ticket price. In modern brewery Jacobsen, located next to the museum, you can see the production of Danish beer, and in the adjacent stables for the delivery of beer in Copenhagen used horses.