Denmark

Denmark Travel Guide

Named after a popular line of Danish candies, this 33-acre amusement park in southern Denmark is rife with depictions of bodily functions—vomiting rats, lactating cows, and urinating ants.

Bordered by the sprawling botanical gardens and 17th-century Rosenborg Castle (where the crown jewels are on view), the palatial national gallery holds the broadest survey of Danish art (including masterpieces by Kristoffer Eckersberg, father of Denmark's 19th-century Golden Age of art), along wi

One of the city's best live music venues, the space was designed by Vilhelm Lauritzen, a renowned Danish architect and has been known to host David Bowie to Interpol.

The Black Diamond is the name given to the modern wing of the Royal Library, inaugurated by Queen Margrethe in 1999. The nickname originates from the building’s façade, crafted from polished black granite from Zimbabwe.

The greenhouses were built in the 1800's by Carl Jacobsen, the father of Carlsberg beer.

Cars are nowhere to be found in Den Gamle By (The Old Town).

Designed by Boje Lundegaard and Lene Tranberg, Skuespilhuset, Denmark's Royal Playhouse, is a landmark of modern Danish architecture and was completed in 2008.

A handful of the best new Scandinavian ceramicists—including Ditte Fischer and Anne Black—have pieces at Designer Zoo, a workshop-gallery that also sells jewelery and clothing.

Black-leather couches, brick walls, and velvet curtains lend a rakish air to this clubby, basement-level bar off tony Bredgade street. Grab a quiet table in the front room and watch the parade of chic, statuesque Danes en route to the dance floor in back.

Make your nightcap a Red Rum (currants muddled with sloe gin then given a shake with Bacardi 8 Year Old) in the gorgeous space that preserves many of its original 18th-century details.