As far as romantic capital cities are concerned, Copenhagen isn't exactly leading the pack. Not when there are the likes of Paris, London, Rome, Athens, Zagreb, and Madrid to contend with. These cities are more famous for inspiring love among couples. But Copenhagen? It might be a great city overall, but its magic doesn't lie in romance. Nevertheless, popular spots like A, B, C, D, and E may prove otherwise. Any couple would do well to visit them when they're in the Danish capital. You just might feel all kinds of feelings when you go there with your special someone!
You can't go to Copenhagen without visiting Nyhavn. It's undoubtedly the most famous area in the city! Nyhavn is a port neighborhood of Copenhagen
. It's a 17th-century waterfront that used to welcome merchant ships, fishing boats, and the like. Nowadays, it's become a popular tourist attraction, arguably the most well-known in the city. The series of colorful houses that line the harbor is practically iconic. And it's even said that the great Hans Christian Anderson
once lived here. It's more than likely that he spent much of his time writing his stories here. That alone makes Nyhavn such a romantic spot!
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Any palace that will make you think of dancing princesses and dashing princes is bound to be romantic. The Rosenborg Palace in Copenhagen is a good example. Built by Christian IV in the 17th century, it now houses many of the country's treasured. But that's not what makes it romantic. Beyond its historic glory, there's an enchanting rose garden that's just waiting to be explored. The bright red blossoms and other colorful flora will instantly grab your attention. As will the fabulously cut hedges too. You can just imagine the love stories that transpired here over the years!
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Speaking of beautiful gardens, you and your partner will want to visit the Tivoli Gardens next! It's an enchanting oasis of botanical bliss that's unlike any other! But more than that, it's also a fun and exciting amusement park. It has roller coasters, boat rides, fun games, and more. An amusement park date is always a classic and you couldn't have picked a better one than this! What better way to spend a day in Copenhagen
than riding thrilling attractions, playing games to win prizes, and more? With your special someone on hand, this might just be the most fun you'll have in the Danish capital.
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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Do you know what's also a classic date idea? Going to a museum. And for that, there's no better place than Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek! A haven for intricate sculptures and Impressionist works, you can spend hours and hours looking at some of the finest pieces of art in the world. It's a great way to intellectually connect with your partner, deepening your bond to something more than just physical and emotional. And while you're there, relax in the museum's greenhouse of a courtyard. It's a palatial paradise that'll remind you of old-world nobility and fancy aristocratic elegance.
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The Royal Danish Theatre
Finally, to end your romantic day right, why not go to the theater? It's also a great excuse to dress up, shine your shoes, and look your most elegant in Copenhagen. Catch an evening performance at The Royal Danish Theatre and make a great date out of it. It's a great follow-up to your museum date in Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. And rest assured that the shows here are nothing short of excellent. Only the best of the best get to perform here. You'll only get to witness the most refined works in this iconic mecca of art.
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Spending quality time with your special someone in Copenhagen? Then you might want to check out the most romantic spots in the city. They're some of the most famous attractions in the Danish capital too!