Copenhagen

Copenhagen Travel Guide

Spend an hour at this museum for a highly informative tour of the city’s thousand-year history.

The Fisketorvet Shopping Center is the first of its kind in the city. Housed in the former location of the Copenhagen fish market, the four-story shopping mall overlooks the water and offers shoppers stunning views.

Housed in a three-story, corner-spanning, early 20th-century building just a few blocks from Stroget (Copenhagen's central shopping street), Arnold Busck is the flagship edition of a bookstore chain that boasts outlets all over Denmark.

Open since 2004, Aros Aarthus Kunstmuseum is one of Northern Europe's largest art museums, with 17,000 square meters of exhibition space.

The resort-influenced collection—all flirty caftan dresses in bold prints, diaphanous silk shirts, and wide-leg trousers—brings to mind Bianca Jagger circa 1972.

Behind a windowless, black tile facade adorned only with the bar's name in white tile, patrons of Rust discover three floors of bars, a dance floor where DJs spin four nights a week, and a stage for live concerts by up-and-coming alternative acts.

Owner Kirsten Holm mixes a daring array of martinis, from the Frangelico and amaretto⤓filled Nuttitini to truffle-infused vodka, while chatting up the crowds in her convivial little bar, set on a cobblestoned street in the city center.

Find skinny jeans by Scandinavian designers such as Filippa K and Acne Jeans.

At this no-frills bar, the mixologist is as big a draw as the cocktails themselves. Gromit Eduardson, formerly of the Hotel Skt.

Stretching to the west of central Copenhagen's picturesque cobblestones and church steeples, Vesterbro's 19th-century apartment blocks and storefronts have never lacked for color.