Best landmarks in Denmark

Parent Category: ROOT Published: Monday, 09 March 2020 Print

Places to visit in Denmark

Today, there are several most visited places in Denmark. All of them offer unique features characterizing the country. Among the most visited places in Denmark there are both natural wonders and human-made landmarks.

These are Rabjerg mile, Gilleleje, Elsinore, Maritime museum, Tivoli gardens, the little mermaid of Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, Mols Bjerge national park, Rold Skov forest, Rubjerg Knude lighthouse and Skagen.

Let’s see what each of these places has to offer.

 

Rabjerg mile

This national Danish attraction today is one of the best places to visit in Denmark, particularly in winter. It suits well for organizing a picnic due to its natural beauty. It has a sand dune developed besides during the 16th century B.C. in its western coast, extending towards Kattegat at a high speed of 15 meters.

One can reach Rabjerg mile by car from Kandestedvej. However, if one prefers to explore the dune by bike or on foot, he or she can go on a journey from Vestkystein and Raabjerg Kirke.

 

Gilleleje

Denmark lighthouse

This is a prominent fishing town, which has a port, where the tourists can see the scene of a fishing town. The whole place was discovered in the 14th century. Today it has many tourist attractions there, one of which is a morning fish auction held on a regular basis. Another attraction is a monument called Kierkegaard which has an incredible view, especially in the summer season.

 

Elsinore

Elsinore is also known in Denmark as Helsinger, which is a port city and one of the best places to see in the country. It has a great history and is an excellent spot for the people who are historically rich in terms of gaining knowledge with its exhibition halls, libraries, and a shipyard museum.

 

Maritime museum

This famous place was opened in Denmark in 1915. Today it has numerous collections of Danish trade as well as shipping, which belongs to the 15th century B.C. In 2013, it was renovated and gained a new look thanks to the company called the Bjarke Ingels Group. The museum has now been Denmark’s famous spot and point of interest.

 

Tivoli gardens

Tivoli Gardens is an amusement park that was renovated some time ago. It is a garden situated in the capital of Denmark – Copenhagen. It has been operating since August 1843. However, today it is the 2nd oldest amusement park functioning with around 4.6 million people visiting it each year. It is a pearl of Copenhagen attracting tourists across Europe and Asia.

 

The little mermaid of Copenhagen

The little mermaid of Copenhagen is a statue made of bronze and designed by Edvard Eriksen, a famous sculptor. It has a beautiful view as today it serves as a major landmark of Copenhagen and an epitome of Manneken pis, Christ the redeemer and Statue of Liberty in New York.

 

The Rosenborg castle

This castle has a 400-year-old history. It is decorated with crown jewels and other majestic surface materials. However, it also has a beautiful simplicity to it, crafted with flowers of enchanted gardens. Its premises and rooms are splendid and worth visiting all year round.

 

Christiansborg palace

Another palace is called a Christiansborg palace today is also a home to the Danish parliament building. It has several royal reception rooms along and palace chapel with royal stables. The three major powers of Denmark - the legislative power, the judicial power and the executive power are concentrated in this historical building.

 

Skagen

Skagen is the natural beauty of the whole country. It bears the waters of Skagerrak and Kattegat and has the sandy coasts leaning to the sea and an old village known for Hygge which is a traditional danish adventure to enjoy. The village is 700 years old.

 

Mols Bjerge national park in Denmark

This is an unexplored place in Denmark located in Djursland. It has lots of beautiful pastures, meadows, woodlands as well as marshes. It also has beautiful natural sceneries, flora and fauna as it is designated as a national park with deep dead ice holes and sand lizards.

 

Rold Skov forest

Rold Skov forest is located in Himmerland and has a reputation of one of the coolest places in Denmark. It has a village called Rold and has the 2nd largest forest in Denmark. The forest is famous among tourists as the troll forest with its ancient trees with wavy, spiral shapes. It has a unique magic to it. Some call the Rold Skov forest natural phenomena which, attracting many visitors across the globe.

 

Rubjerg Knude lighthouse

This architectural beauty has an elevation of 90 meters above sea and continues to grow in size. It has beautiful natural scenery and a dramatic landscape with a 23-meter high beauty of gasworks which illuminates the vast sea and the ships. It has even a staircase, created especially for its visitors to have a good look at its spectacular view. However, some experts say that it can fall into the sea in the next ten or fifteen years.

If you got intrigued by the landmarks in Denmark, then you might want to consider relocating to Denmark to get the ultimate experience of life in Denmark. Check out our guide to living in Denmark.

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