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Tourism in Denmark

Tourism in Denmark

Tourist places in Denmark

 

General information about Denmark

 

From Scandinavia to Northern Europe. It is located southwest of Sweden and southern Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark overlooks both the Baltic and North Seas.

The country consists of a large peninsula, Jutland (Jutland) and many islands, most notably Zeeland, Vonn, Vändssel T (usually considered part of Jutland), Lüland, Falster and Bornholm as well as hundreds of smaller islands often referred to as the Danish archipelago. Denmark has long dominated the entrance to the Baltic Sea. Before the digging of the Kiel Canal, the waterway to the Baltic Sea was through three channels known as the Danish Straits.

 

 

Culture and history in Denmark
Copenhagen is home to many famous sites and a tourist attraction, including Tivoli Gardens, Amalienburg Palace (home of the Danish Royal Family), Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen Cathedral, Rosenborg Castle, Opera House, Frederick Church (Marble Church), Museum Thorvaldsens, Rundtarn, Nyhavn and the Little Mermaid statue. Copenhagen was ranked the most liveable city in the world by Monocle magazine.

The second largest city in Denmark is Aarhus. Aarhus is an ancient Viking city and one of the oldest cities in the country. The city cathedral is the largest cathedral in Denmark and the second largest in Northern Europe.

 

 

Tourist areas in Denmark
Tivoli Gardens
One of the most famous tourist attractions in Europe, Tivoli Gardens was established in 1843, the park is distinguished by its wonderful views to display flowers, and it has become an important gardens for important social centers and a creative outlet for many theater groups, as well as many entertainment places, games, and shops And restaurants. This park hosts many seasonal festivals with huge crowds.

Bornholm
It is a picturesque Danish island known for fishing, and is characterized by arts, crafts and industry. Bornholm is located in the Baltic Sea, near the shores of Germany, Poland and Sweden from Denmark, which gives it a unique allure. Bornholm is a picturesque place to relax and be away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Tourists come to Bornholm to explore Almindingen, which is Denmark’s third largest forest.

 

Kronborg Castle
Most visitors visit Kronborg Castle, an important example of a Renaissance castle. Construction began in 1574 on the strategic extension that forms the border between Denmark and Sweden. It has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Denmark.

Skagen beaches
Skagen’s beaches extend over 5,000 miles of coastline, for a fun and relaxing beach vacation. The beaches in Skagen are beautiful beaches. Also, it is noted that there are the largest moving sand dunes in Denmark, and a church was buried there completely because of the sand except for the church steeple that you can see.

 

Viking Ship Museum
The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde has many visitors. To be included in the important landmarks of the visit, which holds interactive exhibitions that attract adults and children. Most visitors enjoy seeing the original Viking ships discovered at Roskilde.

 

 

Oresund Bridge
This remarkable engineering feat that crosses the Öresund Strait between Copenhagen and Malmö, Sweden. It extends up to 8 km (5 mi), to carry rail passengers and cars. Oresund opened in 2000 to accommodate approximately 17,000 daily vehicles. Visitors to Denmark use the bridge as a comfortable gateway to Sweden, while others prefer the experience of crossing the bridge.

 

Fredericksburg Castle
Fredericksburg Castle is located in the middle of a wonderful lake, which hosts the National History Museum. The castle was built in the 17th century and has hosted the museum on its site since 1878. Visitors can wander the arcades of the castle while viewing a wide range of artworks.