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Denmark sightseeing. Travel guide - attractions, sights, nature and touristic places

This beautiful country, which never ceases to conquer hearts of travellers with its warmth and cosiness, is famous for its unparalleled architecture, numerous cultural events and love for traditions. The best way to start your acquaintance with Denmark is to visit Copenhagen. The capital of the country is rich in ancient buildings, beautiful cathedrals and museums. Amalienborg Palace is a must visit place for all tourists. This beautiful architectural landmark was built in the 18th century. The complex consists of four palace buildings that are located on the edges of a spacious square. The central part of the square is decorated with a monument of Frederick V. The Marble Cathedral is located not far from the square. This is one of most beautiful and elegant buildings in the city.
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Art connoisseurs are recommended to take a walk on the New Haven boulevard as the majority of famous art galleries, exhibition centres and museums are located there. Several important sights are located on the City Hall Square, where guests of the city will see Charlottenborg Palace, Art Academy and the Royal Theatre. Arsenal Museum is usually called the most famous culture facility of the city. The museum exhibits collections of fire arms, vintage clothes and carriages.
The island of Zealand is an interesting tourist object. This place is famous not only for its crystal clean lakes and beautiful forests, but also for several dozen of historic castles. Kronborg Castle is a large fortress with breath-taking design that is famous as the scene of action in the famous tragedy by Shakespeare. Fredericksburg Castle now holds the exhibition of the National Museum of History, but the luxury of its inner premises is no less valuable than the items exhibited. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The town of Roskilde is the location of a wonderful cathedral that was built 9 centuries ago. The cathedral was traditionally used to bury members of the royal family, so currently 20 royal families have been buried there, including the Russian сzarina Maria Feodorovna. There is also a museum dedicated to Viking ships in Roskilde. This museum is a great way to learn more about first conquerors and settlers of Denmark. Another magnificent open air museum is located on the Fyn Island. This small island is completely covered with dense forests that hide over a hundred of small villages and medieval castles. Finally, the Mon Island is a place of wondrous nature and is also very popular with travellers.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks of Denmark
♥   National Park 'Nationalpark Thy' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Nationalpark Vadehavet' . On the map   Photos
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Denmark
♥   Restaurant 'Enomania' Frederiksberg. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Era Ora' København. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Falsled Kro' Millinge. Type - Classic cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Famo' København. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Famo Metro' Copenhagen. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
Map of all castles
Castles of Denmark
♥   Castle 'Asserbo Castle' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Augustenborg Palace' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Bernstorff Palace Gentofte' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Boller Castle' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Borgeby Castle' . On the map   Photos
Map of all palaces
Palaces in Denmark
♥   Palace 'Frederiksberg Palace' Copenhagen. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Frederiksborg Palace' Hillerød. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Gråsten Palace' . On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Kastellet' Copenhagen. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Kronborg Castle' Elsinore. On the map   Photos

Famous and uniques places in Denmark from our review series

Nordsoen Oceanarium

From the series “The coolest and largest oceanariums in the world”
In Denmark, in the town of Hirtshals, there is the famous Oceanarium of the North Sea. Nordsoen Oceanarium is a unique entertainment center. A memorable visit is guaranteed to everyone. The total volume of its tanks is 4 500 cubic meters; they are inhabited by 70 species of fish. To some this collection may seem quite modest, but each of the inhabitants of this amazing oceanarium is the rarest resident of the sea. Only in Nordsoen Oceanarium, you can simultaneously watch several sunfishes, slow movements of which are fascinating.

Opening of the Oceanarium was held in 1984. Among its outstanding features, there is a huge aquarium resembling an amphitheater.  The height of its glass is 8 meters. It’s very comfortable to watch the flocks of mackerel and herring, as well as a huge shark … Read all

Sand Dunes of Skagen

From the series “Top 15 most fantastic creations of nature”
Denmark is one of the most developed and richest countries in the world, so it is particularly difficult to assume that there you can see wonderful lunar landscapes. Not far from the coast of Skagen city, there is the unique site named Sand Dunes. That’s an amazing combination of vast empty beaches and quicksand. This natural landmark is situated in the unique location, where the Baltic Sea is connected with the North Sea.

Incredibly beautiful sand dunes have long attracted curious tourists. Many tend to visit the coast during the summer solstice. According to an old tradition, on this day, lush festivities are held on the coast until late at night. The music plays and, after dark, bonfires light up the surrounding lunar landscape. In the remaining time, the travelers also have an … Read all

Egeskov Slot

From the series “The most wonderful castles and palaces”
Amongst the fairy-tale and most famous castles in Europe you have to mention the Danish town of the same name. This castle was built in the 16th century and is surrounded by the deep moat. Its territory can only be traced to the only drawbridge. After the foundation was built the incredibly beautiful garden around the medieval castle. Like many years ago, you can see the wonderful peacocks and hear the song of songbirds hidden in lush tree tops.

One of the main secrets of the old castle is the wonderful doll house 'Queen Titania', which is considered a real antiquarian masterpiece. Once, the castle belonged to the well-known English painter and officer Newil Wilkinson, whose young daughter had asked the father to build the special castle for the elf queen Titania. The loving father … Read all
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Sightseeing in popular cities of Denmark

Copenhagen
Rosenborg Castle. Every day at 12 o'clock one can watch the guard changing. The guard marches from Rosenborg Castle to Amalienborg. Rosenborg was built in the beginning of the 7th century. Outside the castle is surrounded by beautiful canals and a cozy park. Inside the castle one can see rooms with marvellous paintings, ceramics and jewellery of the Danish Royal family, including the crown of Christian V. The dining room is decorated with fantastic wall carpets with the image of the glorious … Read more
Odense
The city is rich in historical monuments and places of interest as well. The Tower of Odin is one of them. It was built in 1935 and occupied the second place in terms of height among the similar buildings in Europe. In 1944 the building was damaged by the explosion organized by the Danish Nazis. It was decided not to build the tower from the new one and so a miniature model was installed on its place. Several major attractions are located around the central square of the city. Here you can … Read more
Arhus
The best season for tourists is the beginning of autumn as at this time here takes place one of the annual festivals - Festival of Aarhus. The celebration lasts one week, during which the city hosts music concerts, theatrical performances and enchanting outdoor shows. In addition to numerous bars, restaurants, and discos Aarhus attracts visitors by its unique places of interest. Den Gamle By city-museum is one of the most unusual places of Aarhus. The museum is a small town full of old … Read more
Alborg
St. Budolfi Church is one of the main religious sights of Aalborg. It was founded in honor of the patron saint of seafarers. The first building was created in the beginning of the 10th century, and it was a small Romanesque church. In the 14th century the shrine was totally destroyed, and later a new church was founded on the same site. Inside the church is decorated with old portraits and murals, which are stored in a special gallery. Outside the church you can also see beautiful murals on the … Read more
Kolding
The Royal Palace is a famous masterpiece of old architecture. It is guarded by the state law. The castle was built in 1268 and was intended to become a guarding facility for protecting the borders of the Dutch Kingdom. During 5 hundred years the castle changed its status many times and was rebuilt. Initially this was a gothic style building with strict lines. Even today you can notice walls with brickwork that is usual for gothic style. Once the building was finished, the castle had two wings, … Read more
Silkeborg
Tourists, who come to the city, are offered to try a large choice of activities including water sports, golf, riding rented bicycles and small motorcycles, or just walking in the city’s suburbs. Among the main attractions of Silkeborg the most significant are Museum of Art, which exhibits a collection of works of the great artist Asger Jorn; Silkeborg museum, which exhibits two ancient human bodies - a female one, preserved from 210 BC, and a male 2200-yearold body famous as Man of Tollunda. … Read more

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