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5 places in Copenhagen you can’t miss

Copenhagen insider, Skt. Petri Hotel general manager Jesper Stubgaard, takes us on a tour of this great Dane, giving his 5 must-see places.

1. Kronprinsessegade

In 1945, C. L. David, a prominent lawyer, decided to preserve his art collection for posterity in the form of a museum. Since his death in 1960, The David Collection’s holdings of Islamic art has been expanded, making it the museum’s most important. A must-see. Kronprinsessegade 30-32.

2. Nørrebro

Nørrebro is a very dynamic area with really cool restaurants and shopping. Try the streets of Ravnsborggade, Sankt Hans Torv, Guldbergsgade and Jægersborggade. You’ll find cool new designers and wonderful pop-up restaurants.

3. Kødbyen

Kødbyen is the new Meatpacking District, an area of town behind the Central Train Station expanding everyday with new restaurants. Head there on the weekend for food trucks with delicious offerings from all corners of the world.

4. Christianshavn

Rent a bicycle and take a sedate ride to Christianshavn, part of the old fortifications of Copenhagen. You’ll find narrow beautiful streets and old colourful houses along the canal.

5. Papirøen

Ten minutes further you will find Papirøen (The Paper Island), a big old hangar with food trucks.

 

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