Off The Beaten Path City Guide | The World You See
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The Copenhagen guide for Nordic explorers to see, eat and drink locally

Curated tips and recommendations for the best off the beaten places in Copenhagen

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The Copenhagen guide for Nordic explorers

Copenhagen positions itself as the geographical link between the Nordics and Western Europe. Its also a place where old fairy tales converge with elegant modern architecture and best in class design; where melodic jazz mixes with the crisp electronica music from one of Copenhagen’s basements, truly a symphony!
Instructions: Click on the top right icon to save all these curated places to your Google Maps app and use realtime navigation to get to them.

Curated places to see

  • Louisiana — Museum of modern art with scenic views located about 40 kms from Copenhagen
  • Faurschou Foundation — Spacious art gallery hosting extraordinary exhibits around the year
  • Christiania — Self-independent hipster district within Copenhagen offering a chill spot for fun
  • Tivoli — Amusement park featuring one the oldest functioning roller coasters in the world
  • Amalienborg — Royal palace featuring 360' views with ceremonial change of guards
  • Rundetårn — Art gallery and old royal observatory offering panoramic views across the city

Unique restaurants

  • Restaurant Pluto — Contemporary restaurant with a changing menu inspired by European food 
  • Uformel — Restaurant with a high quality kitchen serving a gourmet Nordic Tapas experience
  • Café Victor — French inspired brasserie serving great food and drinks all day round
  • Aamanns Deli — Sandwich place serving Danish haute cuisine and tasty smørrebrød
  • Llama — South American restaurant with vegan options serving specialties platanos & ceviche
  • YOBURGER — Lit fast-food restaurant serving American cheeseburgers with bacon & avocado
  • Cap Horn — Danish restaurant serving fresh dishes, fish of the day and local beers
  • Torvehallerne — Large indoor and outdoor food hall with a wide choice of quality food around
  • Hija de Sánchez — Mexican restaurant serving great tacos, quesadillas and margaritas
  • Nordic Noodle — Budget noodle bar offering Asian takeaway dishes with indoor seating options

Bars, Nightlife and Parties!

La Fontaine — Intimate local jazz bar serving drinks with live bands playing until 1 am
Mojo — Classic blues venue with limited capacity hosting events with live music
Culture Box — Popular techno club with four dancing venues and varied music
Hive — Perfect nightclub to celebrate a special occasion with top crowd, staff & music 
Warpigs Brewpub — Meat restaurant and microbrewery serving brisket and ribs
Mikkeller & Friends — Friendly pub offering 40+ local and well-sought-out craft beers
Empire Bio — Cosy neighbourhood cinema offering double seats for couples

Networking spots in the city

  • Eventbrite — Wide variety of networking and fun events in Amsterdam here
  • MeetUp — Business networking and expat events here

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Exclusive moments and luxury

  • Noma — Two Michelin star offering an elegant experience with rare ingredients

Shopping and gift guide

Storm — Fashion store featuring clothes and lifestyle products from designers
Wood Wood — Urban fashion store with a selection of street wear brands and sneakers
Birger Christensen — Luxurious  store sourcing quality products from around the world
Klassik — Danish furniture store curating iconic mid-century and modern products
HAY House — Affordable furniture store featuring minimal functional Nordic designs
Acne Studios — Scandinavian luxury fashion house curating well designed products

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Road trip ahead

  • Amager Strandpark and Harbour Baths — Seaside public parks and pools
  • Malmö — Swedish city with cosy squares
  • Elsinore — Old city with a historic castle
  • Roskilde — World Heritage site and ancient capital
  • Ven — Biking and horse riding on an island