Copenhagen Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Copenhagen in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Copenhagen. These are the most preferred places to visit in Copenhagen in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Copenhagen may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Copenhagen.

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A Day in Copenhagen - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Copenhagen, the Danish capital, is a vibrant place packed with many attractions. The city boasts of royalty through its many castles and palaces. Their surrounding gardens are ideal to step into the green oasis and enjoy a leisurely stroll. With many tourists spots being closely located, Copenhagen can be easily covered on foot. If you are planning to spend 1 day in Copenhagen, then honestly you will yearn to spend more days in the city. Here is an ideal itinerary for you to know how you make the most of your 24 hours in Copenhagen.

How to spend 1 day in Copenhagen?

Start off your day early morning by having heavy Danish breakfast. Then make your way towards Amalienborg - a complex of four palaces with identical facades. It is home of the Danish Royal Family. Then make your way to Frederick's Church which is popularly known as The Marble Church. It is hardly a stone's throw away from Amalienborg. The church exhibits a Rococo style of architecture and was constructed in between 1749 to 1894. Then make a beeline for the Rosenborg Castle and Gardens. The garden is the oldest park in Central Copenhagen. Beside the castle, you will also be able to view many historical buildings on the grounds of the garden.

Then have a quick lunch and make your way towards Rundetaarn. This is a cylindrical tower dating back to the 17th century. Admire the architecture and then move towards Kongens Nytorv or the King's New Square. This is a buzzing area in Copenhagen and is packed with many shops, cafe, restaurants, and museums. You may rest at a cafe or go museum hopping in the area.

As the sun starts inclining towards west, head towards the Christiansborg Palace. This palace makes for a mesmerizing view. It was built in between 1907 and 1928. It has a mixture of Baroque, Neoclassicism, and Neo-baroque style of architecture. If you have time left on your hands then you may visit the National Museum of Denmark or go shopping in the city.

Refer to this Copenhagen itinerary of 1 day and you will be able to make the most of your limited time in the city.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Copenhagen

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Best Hotels in Copenhagen for 1 Day Trip

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With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Copenhagen or 3 days in Copenhagen. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Copenhagen.

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