12 Things to Do in Copenhagen with Kids

Denmark, Copenhagen Guide (B): 12 Things to Do in Copenhagen with Kids

The Danish capital, Copenhagen, was a city I had long wanted to visit so I was very excited when we finally set off for a long weekend at the end of November for a pre-Christmas break. I was not disappointed. Copenhagen is a compact city and, coming from London, we enjoyed its relative calm as the small population (around half a million people) went about their business riding their bicycles to work and welcoming us as a family. Here are 12 activities we did during our four-day stay with our three-year-old daughter and which are suitable for exploring Copenhagen with kids.

One of the best views in Copenhagen is from the top of the 17th century Rundetaarn, known in English as the Round Tower. Built as an observatory in 1642 for King Christian IV, it is still a functioning planetarium for star-gazers. It has a sloping ‘spiral walk’ up to the top along cobbled paving – so pushchairs can be taken – although I was amazed that Mrs T managed to walk the full 209m to the top. Halfway up, there is the Library Hall where Hans Christian Anderson drew inspiration. It is now home to a cafe and often hosts art exhibitions. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 12 Things to Do in Copenhagen with Kids
Guide Location: Denmark » Copenhagen
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Amalienbourg Palace   Round Tower   The Little Mermaid   Tivoli Gardens   Nyhavn   Magasin du Nord   Almanak  
Author: Elizabeth Callaghan
Read it on author's website: http://www.wandermum.co.uk/12-things-to-do-in-copenhagen-with-kids/

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