Don’t Miss On Doing These Things on Your Visit to Denmark
Denmark is home to some of the most stunning natural sites on the earth, and the number of amazing attractions such as floating sand -dunes that change its location every year. Majestic hills here recite 65 million years old history. Denmark simply is known for its royal family that has resided there for centuries and made the country a Sovereign State. Its photo beauty lies in palaces and castles that feature heavily on the landscapes, and if the tourist tends to be a history buff, they will enjoy the most.
The country depicts delightful sceneries. Tourists can also explore some of the Islands that are off the main coast of the country. Every other destination has its majestic history. People who love forest and wildlife can find vast pine forests, wild horses and relaxing seals. This country not only caters to history lovers but also develops the interest of the tourists in its most cutting-edge museums in the world such as- Maritime Museum or the Aros Art Museum.
Here is the list that every tourist must-see on their Denmark visit/s:-
1. Animal zoo in Copenhagen
Copenhagen Zoo was first opened in 1859 and titled to be one of the oldest zoos in the whole of Europe. The zoo is home for 264 different types of animal species providing home spaces to more than 3000 animals. This zoo sprawls over 27 acres of land with different areas divided into different sections. The specialty of this zoo is that the divided area mimics the condition of the rainforest. It gives you the feeling of the tropical zoo where you can easily find animals like deer, snakes, and crocodiles in their natural habitats. The zoo also has its butterfly garden. Young visitors and children also have the advantage to get close to animals like dwarf goats from Africa because they are harmless.
2. Hiking the Rabjerg Mile
This is counted as one of the premium tourist attractions in Denmark. Unbelievably, more than 250,000 people visit this place every year to experience this amazing feast of nature. The reason for being tourist’s favorite sport is that Rabjerks Mile moves at the 18 meters per year, and the remarkable fact is that you can still see the path that has been carved in the surrounding landscapes as sands have rolling past. Rabjerg Mile is near Skagen in the North Jutland region (one of the largest moving sand-dunes in all of Northern Europe).
3. Traditional Beauty
Lyngby Open- Air Museum is situated on the outskirts of Copenhagen, driving distance of 15 km out of Copenhagen. This building is like a traditional farmhouse that will give you a great picture of how people used to live and work in Denmark, traditionally. This building is a perfect example to learn about traditional houses in Denmark. You can also find animals and the ancient breeds that used to roam in Denmark centuries ago. The atmosphere here is divine and the museum is surrounded by romantic and beautiful gardens. Derive the pleasure of riding a romantic horse and carriage, here!
4. Giant Men
The Giants of Esbjerg are giant sculptures made by Danish artist, Svend Wiig. As we know beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, these sculptures are not as scary as they might sound. They are counted as the most visited sites of the west coast of Denmark. They were first displayed in 1995 as a guarding soldier of the coastline. These sculptures are now officially called “Man Meets the Sea” emphasizing how man and nature co-exist.
5. Rainbow House
Another, most attractive and widely visited art museum is Aros Art Museum in Aarhus. It was also famously built to reflect Dantes Divine Comedy. The piece de résistance of this art museum is the top layer of the building that has now been converted to a rainbow window home to give its tourists a panoramic view over Aarhus. Through the lens of the windowpane that is painted in different hues enjoy the beauty of Denmark’s Aarhus. This rainbow rooftop circuit stretches for 150 meters and is an absolute must-visit place whenever you are visiting Denmark.
6. Royal Christiansburg Palace
Christiansburg Palace is one of the pretty royalties that is sitting on an island in the center of Copenhagen. The Island called Slots Holmen is now counted as the center of the Government and the houses of the Parliament building. This is also the office of the Danish Prime Minister.
The Island is officially owned by the royal family and most of its members still visit this place. The spot has been the earliest foundation of the city of Copenhagen laid in 1167. If you want to feel the royalty, visit this fortress that displays history from the medieval period.
Visit the ruined castle of Bishop Absalom to explore more history!
7. Beautiful Bornholm Island
Going to Denmark and missing about the opportunity to see the Islands of Bornholm sitting in the Baltic Sea will be unjust for visitors. The island is known as the Pearl of the Baltic. Famous for its gorgeous and pristine beaches and islands, tourists can also enjoy cycling on the bicycle paths here. Feed your soul eyeing the beauty of the Island. The mesmerizing fact about buildings situated on the Island is they date back to1880. And you can get here taking a picturesque ferry ride.