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Tivoli Gardens
#2 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
While there were a lot of locals enjoying a family day w their children, we all appreciated the beautifully kept grounds, the well designed layout of Tivoli with ample walking space, relaxed atmosphere,the charmin...
Great location in the city center Lines were super fast Solid variety of themes Highly recommended Activities for the entire family Plenty of amenities
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Nyhavn
#1 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Full of history, views cafes and restaurants with waterside seating, this place is well worth a visit and great for children and adults alike!! Here's a great tip, if possible take a canal cruise...there are some...
It felt like being in a theme park or a story I really loved the place so alive very nice modern resturants travelled with teenagers and kids both loved it.
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Frederiksberg Have
#8 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Ducks, geese, and if your quick you will see cheeky bright red squirrels great fun for children.
The park is fantastic and you can feel the history of old times when the Royal family walked around with the Danish court.
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Landbohojskolens Have Frederiksberg
#11 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Amager Strandpark
#16 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
The beach is 5 minutes walk from the Metro, Øresund st. or Amager Strand st .. Lovely recreation area for everyone, children, cyclists, swimmers, kayakers.
long clean beach with lots of activities in summer - great for families with children as well as sports enthusiasts.
Sondermarken Frederiksberg
#21 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Wonderful place, go there... Beautiful place to walk your dog and enjoy a feeling of a big garden in the city and to have a picnic with friends and family.
Our children were able to take in the beauty of nature and explore whilst squirrels were venturing out of the trees.
Kongens Have
#27 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Kings Garden is good for a whole family picnic trip or a round walk during summer time, also beautiful on spring time , there are few sakura flowers and many other beautiful plants and flower, the castle inside is...
Perfect for a picnic or for kids to run around, or just to enjoy the tranquility of nature away from the city.
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Rundetarn
#19 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
For small fee you can go up to the top of the tower and get nice pictures and views of the city they also have a little bit of a museum aspect to the tower fun for the kids.
My kids loved the unusual climb to the top & the wonderful views you get of the city.
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The National Museum of Denmark
#18 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
It provides an interesting history of the aristocracy in Denmark as well as a detailed background of the current Queen and her immediate family with videos and mementos from their daily life.
Loved the Danish History/ Stories of Denmark from 1660 to 2000 - family life through the centuries right up to date, fascinating.
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The Open Air Museum
#13 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
All kids of all ages will appreciate the place, youngest will love animals and nature, but also kids a bit older and teenagers will like the walk and the history as well.
The staffs are friendly and it's a really great place for SoloTraveller/families/couples to visit - simply to understand the history of Denmark and even just to relax and enjoy!
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Kastellet
#29 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Lovely park with moat and windmill perfect for dog walkers , children and anyone who loves "green" in a city .
The kids enjoyed running around and walking around the trail on the barricades was refreshing.
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Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Have)
#24 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Always wonderful to walk around and seize the day, garden is tidy and well kept alot of families roaming around and enjoying themselves.
Ideal for everyone from walkers, joggers, workers to family picnics.
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Islands Brygge
#26 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Great for families and people-watching, ice cream and cakes nearby, and easy to walk or cycle to from central Copenhagen
It has a marked off safe area for lane swimming, diving area with 3 different heights and 2/3 kids pools.
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Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark
#42 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
I really enjoyed watching the two adorable sea otters that they rescued, as well as the touch tank, (which is great for both kids and kids at heart.)
... interaction throughout, rainforest area with butterflies and a great play area with climbing frames and a water activity section teaching about water flow, water dynamics and dams, good for children of all ages.
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Copenhagen ZOO Frederiksberg
#40 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Watching the lions getting fed a horse carcass, the occasional animal autopsy or feeding and training of animals is all great fun and highly educational for kids and urban adults alike.
... fluffy and cute.The bears had cubs who were adorable and the Kangaroos had Joey's in there pouches,just lovely.There are lots of activities for children,lots to see and do for a really full,interesting day out.
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Gefionspringvandet
#28 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Our family enjoyed visiting this very imposing and impressive sculpture set within the fountain.
Amazing multi-tiered water feature/fountains - kids really seem to be drawn to it.
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Faelledparken
#60 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Travelling with small children it is important to find open spaces for a run - Faelledparken in Osterbro in Copenhagen was fantastic: grassland, playgrounds, an area with mini roads and stop signs for learning to...
There are a bunch (I believe 7) different play areas spread across the park expanse and each has it's own feature such as a mini trampoline park,a skateboard park, a traffic park (simulated city roads) for kid bik...
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The Workers Museum
#38 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Children’s section is fantastic... interactive, great displays and all of our kids said it was a fun museum.
Every time I´m there with kids I rediscover how much the like discovering how their recent ancestors lived.
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Assistens Cemetery
#23 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
In front of the southern entrance to the cemetary you'll find the park Hans Tavsens Park which is a great spot for young people and families to hang out and have some barbecue on a nice summer evening.
... a sad place meant for remembrance the layout, flowers and elaborate Tombstones cannot help but make one smile whether as part of a morning jog or as a place to relax and spend time with family or friends.
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Oerstedsparken
#55 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
It is a beautiful, lush park where you'll see lakes, fountains, bridges, gardens, statues, locals jogging, children playing, and tourists (like me) snapping photos incessantly.
... just about every kind of food, the subway, skateboard park, flea market on some days, but a stroll in the park is for the whole family and also can be very romantic, trees and flowers surrounding the little lake
Zoologisk Museum
#59 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
... a staff who was showing us some specimens of real snakes and providing information about them.. my kids and parents enjoyed the place as well... It's good for young and old... there's a cafe here.. it's a good...
Perfect for children (and Adults)
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Trinitatis Kirke
#51 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
It was a beautiful service and the church was packed with families, including small children.
Frederiksberg Slot Frederiksberg
#7 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
The castle is huge and the guide was necessary to fully enjoy the experience as she talked about the Royal Family and history, right up until the present, in addition to the details in each room.
The chapel is beautiful and used frequently for service and family occasions like baptism and weddings.
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue)
#32 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
It is surprisingly very small, normally very crowded, but it is a must-see as it plays a very important role in Danish culture and the lives of kids around the world.
If you fell in love with Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tales as a child then you can’t go to Copenhagen without visiting this iconic statue.
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Fisketorvet - Copenhagen Mall
#56 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Nice middle class mall with families doing shopping and dining.
There is enough variety to satisfy the entire family.
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Changing of her Majesty's guard at Amalienborg Castle
#50 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Around noon, you can watch changing of the guards at Amlienborg Castle, in which the royal family live.
Over the years various kings and their families have resided in the four different palaces.
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Amaliehaven
#62 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
H.C. Andersen Statue
#53 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
a very nice statue just on the side of the street across the Tivoli gardens, put so that everyone can come to him and make a picture with this beautiful tale-teller, children can be put on his knees.
Also to take kids to see the most famous writer.
Churchillparken
#69 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
Torvehallerne
#5 of 357 things to do in Copenhagen
It’s a lovely place to visit when you are hungry and it works great with kids and if you visit by wheel chair.
Laid back not in your face, ideal for families
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