Bredgade Shopping and Antiques Hunting (Self Guided), Copenhagen

Copenhagen is known as a city of great shopping opportunities, and probably the best place to go for vintage shopping is Bredgade. This is one of the city's most prominent streets and it sits in a very fancy part of town. In among the delightful clutch of exclusive shops is a generous smattering of galleries and antique stores. Here you can browse and purchase Nordic-influenced antique objects, vintage furnishings, beautiful pieces of jewelry, valuable art works and luxury and avant-garde clothing brands.

For the fashion conscious, there are also plenty of stores where you can check out the hottest Nordic fashions. This popular street runs past Amalienborg Palace, which is traditionally where members of the Danish Royal Family reside during winter. The palace is actually four identical buildings, constructed in the 18th century and masterpieces of Danish Rococco architecture.

Those with a love of antique and vintage shopping will enjoy many happy hours in the Indre By district, searching for fascinating finds and chatting with knowledgeable and helpful dealers. Here you can expect to see such pieces lamps, psychedelic cutlery and furniture by architect and designer Arne Jacobsen.
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Bredgade Shopping and Antiques Hunting Map

Guide Name: Bredgade Shopping and Antiques Hunting
Guide Location: Denmark » Copenhagen
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: Xena

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