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Canals and Cobblestones: Exploring Copenhagen on Foot

Canals and Cobblestones: Exploring Copenhagen on Foot, Copenhagen, Denmark (B)

In early October I spent a few days in Denmark visiting one of my closest friends who currently lives there. In typical timing, she was offered a job that started just before my arrival date (yay for her!), and so I would be entertaining myself for two of the four days. This was a great opportunity for me to have some solo travel time I’d been craving, and I spent it walking around Copenhagen.

After touching down in Copenhagen in the mid-morning, its airport quickly stood out as the best of the many I’d been through in the weeks prior. The washrooms were clean, there was lots of signage that actually led you to the correct place, plenty of bins, and there were free maps! I love a free map. The back of it even had a photo of a bikini-clad lady wrapped around a pole, advertising a gentleman’s club in the city centre. How did they know that’s what I was looking for?!

Buying a one-way ticket for 36Kr, I hopped on the metro to Christianshavn, wondering how quickly I’d regret only bringing one sweater with me. I’d been in Greece the week before, where the temperature had been a good 15 degrees warmer with zero chances of rain. At a nearby Fakta supermarket, I got off to a strong start by giving the wrong change (why must the smallest amounts be the bigger coins?!) to the cashier who, upon realizing I wasn’t Danish, looked at me like a I was a traitor to the Viking race. It was bound to happen at some point, so I mayaswell have got it over with early on. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Canals and Cobblestones: Exploring Copenhagen on Foot
Guide Location: Denmark » Copenhagen
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shannon Colman
Read it on Author's Website: https://soleseeking.com/2019/10/20/exploring-copenhagen-solo/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Christianshavn
  • Overgarden Oven Vandet
  • Inderhavnsbroen
  • Nyhavn
  • Havnegade
  • Royal Danish Library
  • Danish Jewish Museum
  • Bibliotekshave
  • Nørreport
  • Netto supermarket
  • Royal Garden
  • Botanical Garden
  • Peblinge Sø
  • Ørstedsparken
  • Vester Voldgade
  • Christiansborg Palace
  • Church of our Saviour
  • Christiania
  • Larsens Plads
  • Amalienborg Palace
  • Marble Church
  • Kastellet
  • Little Mermaid statue
  • Østerport train station

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