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Georg Jensen

Like the Royal Copenhagen and Illums Bolighus next door, a purveyor to the royal family. Stocks an assortment of elegant and uniquely designed watches, accessories and other goods; including collector's items like Georg Jensen's "art in silver".

Address: Amagertorv 4

Tel: +45 33 11 40 80

Fax: +45 38 14 99 43

Website: www.georgjensen.com

Christian VIII's palæce

One of the four wings of Amalienborg Palace, located on the northern side, which has been opened to the public in 1994 and can be toured. Items that were actually used by the royal family between 1863 and 1947 are exhibited.

Address: Amalienborg Slotsplads

P: +45 33 12 21 86

Website: www.ses.dk

Christiansborg Castle

A part of Copenghagen called Slotholmen that witnessed the founding of Copenhagen after bishop Absalonof Roskilde constructed a fortress in 1167. Since it is surrounded by a trench for protection against enemies and dotted with historical buildings relating to the royal family, the entire area is similar to a vast museum.

Amalienborg

Ever since the fire of Christiansborg Castle in 1794, this palace has been used as the home of the royal family. Armed guardsmen stand in front of each building and the flag on top of the roof is raised whenever the Queen is in the palace. A traditional changing of the guard can be observed every day at noon.

Royal Copenhagen

Royal Scandinavia was founded in 1775 and mainly used by Denmark's royal family. This store sells products at reduced prices and is a popular destination for locals and tourists.

Address: Amagertorv 6

Tel: +45 33 13 71 81

Fax: +45 38 14 99 42

Email: royalshopping@rsr.dk

Website: www.royalcopenhagen.com

Christiansborg Castle (Christiansborg Slot)

The fortress constructed by bishop Absalon in 1167 was reconstructed repeatedly over the years to this current form, which was completed in 1928. The castle is now used as a state guesthouse. Underground ruins of the 12th century fortress and a racing stable, features of the original castle, and other exhibits are open to the public.

Address: Christiansborg Slotsplads

Tel: +45 33 92 64 92

Royal Theater (Det Kongelige Teater)

A theatre located to the south of Kongens Nytorv, and adjacent to Charlottenborg palace. It is separated into an old stage and new stage, and alternately stages ballets and operas.

Address: Kongens Nytorv

p: +45 33 69 69 69

p: 33 69 69 69 (Mon-Sat 12noon-6pm)

Website: www.kgl-teater.dk

Rosenborg Palace (Rosenborg Slot)

The Palace was constructed at the beginning of the 17th century. The treasure house inside the palace exhibits treasures of the royal family.

Address: Øster Voldgade 4A

Tel: +45 33 15 32 86

Website: www.rosenborg.dk

National Museum

Relics from ancient to modern times are exhibited.

Address: Ny Vestergade 10

Tel: +45 33 13 44 11

Website: www.natmus.dk

Royal Library (Det Kongelige Bibliotek)

Possesses a total of 2 million books, magazines, and other items including Andersen's manuscripts written in his own hand. An excellent restaurant with a modern interior called Søren k is also inside the building

Address: Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1

Tel: +45 33 47 47 47

Website: www.kb.dk


Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory

Royal Copenhagen Welcome Center, Museum You can view the skilled work of designers of the world's top-rated product, Royal Copenhagen. There are also table-setting and paint courses that you can participate in. Inside the museum is an exhibit of products from when Royal Copenhagen was first established, you can also view the manufacturing process of ceramic ware. Second-rate products are also sold in the outlet shop.

Email: velkomstcenter@royalscandinavia.dk

Transport: 400m from Solberg subway station Tour times: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm Closed days: Saturdays/Sundays, December 25th to 31st, May 1st, June 5th

Admission fee: 40kr (35kr for groups with 15 or more persons)

Website: www.royalcopenhagen.com


Gefion Foutain (Gefion springvandet)

A fountain with a statue of Gefion, a goddess striking a bull with a whip, located approximately 500m north of Amalienborg Palace. This area is also known to be a perfect place for walks as you can enjoy both greenery and the port, with the statue of The Little Mermaid along the shore up north, and the Kastellet in its rear.


Sweater Market

Stocks a wide variety of original Northern European sweaters.

Address: Frederiksberggade 15

Tel: +45 33 15 27 73

Fax: +45 33 13 27 74 

Website: www.sweatermarket.dk


H.C. Andersen Odense Tour

A thorough tour of Andersen's place of birth, Odense in Fyn. You will be able to tour a museum that exhibits mementos of the great author, and stroll through the city. The Storebelt Channel Bridge that connects Sjælland and Fyn is also worth seeing.

Operation time: July 15th to September 15th-Thurdsday 10am

Duration: 8 hours

Fee: 475kr


Underground Castle Ruins

Open hours May to September everyday, October to April Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm Closing days October to April and Mondays Admission fee 30kr (25kr for groups with 10 or more persons)


Royal Klunkehjem Museum

Has preserved residences from the Victorian period.

Address: Ny Vestergade 10

Tel: +45 33 13 44 11

Website: www.natmus.dk

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