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Denmark Attractions

Denmark is the smallest of Scandinavian countries and is a mix of rural and urban with ancient castles and modern designs found throughout. The country is famous for cycling which is a popular pastime with thousands of kilometers of planned cycling routes. This section of travel guide Denmark tries to cover the main attractions Denmark, the famous and the less well known that makes Denmark so exciting to visit.

Main attractions in Denmark

  • Tivoli in Copenhagen: One of the key Denmark attractions, it was founded in 1843, and attracts huge number of tourists. Tivoli is also home to gorgeous gardens, ancient trees and the Tivoli Lake, a legacy from Copenhagen's old city ramparts. When night falls, the fountains, flowers and old buildings in the Chinese garden are illuminated by 110,000 colorful lamps and lights. Twice a week, the entire amusement park is lit by a huge firework display. The world-famous Tivoli is Denmark's most popular amusement park with over 3 million visitors in the 5 months it is open each year. It finds many visitors who come to Tivoli to enjoy a good meal at one of Tivoli's 21 restaurants and 20 cafes and bistros.

  • Aalborg Zoo: Aalborg Zoo is situated in one of Denmark's most beautiful areas, on the edge of a green beech forest high above Aalborg. With its radical and developmental way of running the zoo and its idealism Aalborg Zoo is one of the country';s most-visited tourist attractions and is home to nearly 1,600 exciting animals from 140 different species. In addition, it also features grassy lawns, flower gardens, springs, tall trees and best of all - peace and quiet in the midst of Aalborg's hustle and bustle.

  • Amalienborg Palace, Royal Residence, Copenhagen: Open to the public are on display the valued objects of the royal family, a number of rooms with the original interiors of private chambers.

  • Fyrkat Viking Centre: The Viking age is a big draw and a special attraction for tourists of all ages. The grand ships, blood-thirsty Danish warriors roaming Europe, holiness, pagan worship, chieftains, kings and impressive fortresses all allures people to the place. The Fyrkat Viking Centre's aim is to spread knowledge and information and provide activities for its visitors, which is a reproduction of a rich Viking's manor farm in Vorbasse, near the royal town of Jelling, home of Harald Bluetooth.

  • Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerod: Serving as the home of the Museum of National History, it was built in the 17th century, and is a magnificent Renaissance castle.

  • Rosenborg Palace, Copenhagen: Built in the 17th century by the "builder King," Christian IV, Rosenborg Palace today houses the Danish Crown Jewels.

  • Kronborg Castle, Helsingor: Shakespeare used this very Castle as a setting for his great drama Hamlet. In the "Sounds Toll Days" (15th century), Kronborg held a strategic position at the entrance to the sound to secure payment of the Sound Toll. Besides huge halls and casemates (dungeons), the castle is home to the Danish Mercantile and Maritime Museum.

  • Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde: Get a peek at the history and visit the Viking museum. Thirty years ago five Viking ships from the 11th century were found in Roskilde Fjord. They had been sunk to prevent hostile pirates from attacking Roskilde. At the museum one can view the well-preserved remains of these ships.

  • Great Belt Exhibition Center: Located in Halsskov, near Korsor is one of the largest construction projects in the world featured in a monumental exhibition offering visitors a great insight in all the aspects of the permanent link across the Great Belt, designed to replace the present 11.2 mile ferry crossing. At present, the bridge and tunnel are expected to be finished in the year 1997.

  • Djurs Sommerland: An ideal family holiday at the Djurs Sommerland, which is a known amusement park. A single admittance fee is required for free access to over 60 exciting activities and amusements, including Djurs Sommerland's fantastic "theme areas". One can for a jungle safari in Africa land, where you will meet wild animals and visit the head-hunter village and other fun-filled challenges. Here the imagination knows no boundaries.

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