The port of Nyhavn was once home to famous fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen. The display of soft tones that make up the modern-day waterside certainly does an excellent job at reflecting the area’s whimsical literary legacy.
Copenhagen was once a Viking fishing village, and you can still find traces of the Norse explorers in the air. Visit reconstructed settlements, the remains of a 1,000 year old castle, and museums dedicated to the notorious raiders.
This place also features modern architecture and historical artifacts such as the Round Tower observatory, an excellent example of 17th-century architecture. Art galleries, narrow streets, canals, parks, and Baroque churches round out the city’s cultural attractions.