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The capital is the tourist magnet for many. A trip to Copenhagen need not be expensive, the city has a lot of free or cheap summer pleasures for the whole family. Enjoy the beautiful Deer Park, challenge the family on activity trail in Søndermarken or get wiser with the speaking statues throughout the city.
Post and Telecommunications Museum
Take the kids - or take one and Adults for Post and Telecommunications Museum in the Købmagergade. Here you can see how communication has evolved from the first letters and stamps to the first email.
The museum also has a playground for the 3-10-year-olds, where kids among others can play postman in the city's labyrinthine streets. Older children can visit the exhibition 'Into Mobile', where among other things, can play their way to new knowledge about how an SMS, the recipient.
Note: Post & Tele Museum has closed down all activities at their former address in Købmagergade.
They are moving and rebuilding the museum at a new address in Copenhagen where they will be opening in 2017.
The talking statues
Take the phone in your hand and meet the Copenhagen speaking statues. Why not listen to the Hans Christian Andersen or Adam Oehlenschläger tell about themselves and their lives.
In downtown Copenhagen has a number of statues had QR codes you can scan with your phone - and get a very special story. In all, 10 statues spread across the city, and you can also hear from prominent people as Grundtvig, Kierkegaard (pictured) and Frederick V.
On Amager is Kastrup Søbad that is both water dog and the architecture interested.
There are both locker rooms, 3- and 5-meter springboards, locked lockers and showers so you can rinse the salt water of the body. The round platform protects against the wind while you bathe. Because of the depth of the sea bath is not suitable for small children
Tower playground in Fælledparken
Copenhagen is known as the town with the many towers. Now children can completely even play in the towers' peaks - in the models that exist on the playground in Fælledparken.
5 of the city's famous towers are ready for playful children.
In the middle of Copenhagen is one of the city's oases - Botanical Garden.
The garden is a living museum and houses the largest collection of living plants and the only gene bank for wild plants. The garden is among other things an arboretum with over 100 year old trees, rock gardens, old garden roses, perennials and Danish plants. In the open air are 15,000 different shrubs, trees and flowers. In greenhouses 10,000.
From the tower you can see Copenhagen from a completely new angle. You can see streets, building and details that you have probably never noticed. You can see roofs and towers and all the way to Sweden on a clear day.
The view from the tower of Christiansborg Palace is unique and magnificent – Copenhagen’s highest tower, which is now open to the public, for the very first time. The tower is the property of the Danish Parliament, whose Members took the initiative to open it – for the pleasure of all those who live in or are visiting Copenhagen.A visit to the tower is free of charge and it is open every day (except Mondays).