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Things to do in Copenhagen

Go skateboarding in a converted train depot

Housed in a converted tram depot, Copenhagen Skatepark ideal for gnarly boarders and curious spectators alike. There are plenty of runs and ramps to choose from with skateboard hire available too.

Swim like a fish at Fisketorvet Harbour Bath

Copenhagen is very proud of its super-clean and super-safe open-air swimming pools. Fisketorvet Harbour Bath has three separate pools: a children's pool, a diving pool, and swimming pool which are open during summer months.

Visit famous graves

The leafy Assistens Kirkegård cemetery in the Nørrebro district is the final resting place of famous Danish including fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen and philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. It also used by locals as a park and recreation area.

Wakeboarding at Copenhagen Cable Park

Children, novices or experienced enthusiasts come to wakeboard or water ski and test their skills at Copenhagen Cable Park. Under 12s require adult supervision and all participants must be able to swim at least 200m (656 ft).

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CABINN Metro Hotel

Just a short walk from Ørestad Train Station, this eco-friendly hotel offers compact rooms (shaped like a ship cabin) but functional rooms. It’s clean, good-value, ideal for visitors who just want a place to rest at night.

Woodah Hostel

With yoga classes available to guests at Dkk100 per class (mat provided) at one of the studios nearby, Woodah appeals to budget travellers who are open minded, interested in yoga and sustainable living. Beds are clean and bathroom facilities are shared.

Ibsens Hotel

This 3-star hotel is in the lively Nansengade area of Copenhagen, within 3 minutes' walk from the Nørreport Metro and Train Station. It is also close to Torvehallerne Food Market (320m or 350 yards).

Danhostel Copenhagen City

Danhostel Copenhagen City proves that budget doesn't have to mean blend or unstylish. Within walking distance of the city centre, this hostel is ideal for families or groups travelling on a budget, shared and private rooms are available with a shower and/or toilet.

Copenhagen Island

Located on a man-made island in Copenhagen's harbour, this contemporary complex of steel, glass and light colours makes for a memorable stay especially if you are a fan of Danish design. All mod cons are available in its 326 rooms hotel.

Hotel d'Angleterre

The Hotel d'Angleterre is regarded as Copenhagen's finest hotel, offering a world of elegance and traditions from a bygone era combined with modern comfort, attracting royalty, presidents, film and pop stars.