Top 6 Facts about Copenhagen Everyone Should Know
Copenhagen is super loaded with exciting architecture, restaurants, cafes, history, and modern artifacts, no matter it makes this Danish capital one of the most enticing tourist spots ever. This capital city attracts a million of tourists each year. If you are planning to visit soon, read the facts about the city below.
- The Little Mermaid
This bronze statue of The Little Mermaid is the city most famous attraction. It is inspired by the story penned by Hans Christian Andersen in 1837. The statue was designed by a Danish brewer named Carl Jacobson after he saw a ballet of the tale.
- Shop for high-end brands with no tax
Copenhagen is a center for all high-end brands. Big-shot brands like Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Mulberry are available at Strøget.
- Famous roller coaster
One of the centerpieces of the city, the Tivoli Gardens is dotted with flower gardens, food pavilions and has a 720 meter long roller coaster. There are many Copenhagen apartments holiday available nearby, if you are looking for accommodation.
- Home to Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen, a writer who wrote the Little Mermaid lived and died in Copenhagen and wrote many of his fairy tales in Nyhavn.
- Cycle Friendly
About 55 percent of the population living in Copenhagen commute via cycles, so the city lanes are ruled by the bike lanes, bike parking, and special traffic lights. This city is declared as the world’s best city for cyclists. Even the streets are so pedestrian friendly that if you want to attend a party in the evening, you do not need to haul a cab, you can simply walk down the pub in the neighborhood.
- Love of Beer
The very original Carlsberg brewery was found in 1847 and is located in Copenhagen, and is now deemed to be the most popular places to visit in the Danish Capital.