Denmark – Experience the Warmth of “The Happiest Place in the World”
Pool of Islands with a blend of various charms, travel to Denmark leaves lasting memories on its visitors.
Inhabitation in Denmark dates back to 12,500 BC and with such a rich history, the country flourished significantly during the last decades of the 18th century. The innate humanitarian Denmark has mostly been neutral in the numerous wars including the World War I. Taking forward its humane attitude, Denmark is a founding member of United Nations and NATO.
Vibrant cosmopolitan cities, cultural heritages or calmness of the country side, visitors’ radar finds an easy answer in this part of Scandinavia.
Situated in the island of Zealand, capital city Copenhagen is a perfect blend of history and hip. It is not only the biggest tourist spot in Denmark, but also ranks in the must visit places of Europe. “The Statue of Little Mermaid” at Langelinie harbor portrays a marvelous architecture and is one of the biggest draws in the city.
An impression of the Royal Copenhagen can be had at Amalienborg, which is the Royal family’s winter residence. The Rosenborg Palace gives a glimpse of Royal history and the marvelous crown jewels. Sorgenfri Palace, Eremitage Palace, Christianborg can also be explored for some splendid architecture.
The bustling atmosphere at Nyhavn harbor is truly incredible. The city canal tours which aid in exploring this beautiful city start here. One can have great fun at the “ancient theme park in Europe”, Tivoli gardens. Be it amazing views of the city or unique rides, visitors at the park can have a wonderful time.
Aarhus, nicknamed as “the city of smiles”, is in the peninsula of Jutland. It retraces visitors to the historic times. The old town - Den Gamle By, which is a collection of many original Danish buildings from the 16th century; The ancient Aarhus cathedral; Vor Frue Kirke, church built in 11th century; the Town Hall are illustrious examples of European architecture. The Aarhus Cathedral School, next to the Aarhus cathedral, is the oldest existing high school in the world.
Visitors looking for a lively and good shopping experience can head to Aalborg. Besides many historical sites, the fun-filled annual Carnival in May draws huge visitors. The party mood in the nights at the famous street of Denmark, Jomfru Ane Gade, is cherished by many visitors.
The islands in Denmark are well connected by railway network and ferries are the most commonly used mode for reaching smaller islands. Besides buses, rented cars and bicycles are also easily available.
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Visitors can grab traditional smorrebrod, and the famous Danish beer. The ubiquitous summer music concerts all over the country are teemed with locals and visitors. The Copenhagen Fashion week held in February and August also attracts many fashion enthusiasts.
Several pubs and clubs spur a bustling night life in the country. Extravagant shopping malls especially Fields, the biggest shopping centre in Scandinavia, small boutiques, flea markets offer varied shopping options.
There are plenty of accommodation options available in Denmark, ranging from youth hostels, bed & breakfast, motels, budget hostels, hotel resort accommodation, guesthouse, luxury hotels, studio apartments, penthouses, resorts etc. Though Danish is the language of Denmark, people speak English and are very friendly towards visitors.
Danish krone is the currency of Denmark. One can contact banks, authorized travel agencies and hotels for exchanging foreign currency and traveller’s cheque’s they also provide a guide to the country in most cases.
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