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The City Center

Welcome to our architecture tour of the historic city center of Copenhagen, where the rich cultural history of the city is reflected in its magnificent architecture. 

Billede af Robert Katzki

Our tour begins with a visit to the majestic Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament, which sits at the heart of the city's political life. Here we discuss the roots of the Danish welfare society.

Moving on, we'll explore the Royal Library and the extension called "The Black Diamond", a stunning example of modernist architecture. Here, we'll marvel at the sleek lines and geometric shapes of the building, and discover how its innovative design reflects a commitment to accessible education, concerts and culture.

Next, we'll arrive at Kongens Nytorv, a magnificent square that has been the site of countless historic events and cultural milestones. Here, we'll admire the beautiful buildings that frame the square, including the Royal Danish Theater, the Hotel d'Angleterre, and the charming storefronts that line the streets of Magasin Du Nord.


In Nyhavn, we'll explore the colorful facades and bustling quayside that have inspired artists and writers for centuries, and discover the historic landmarks that have made this neighborhood one of the most beloved in Copenhagen. We'll cross the Inner Harbor Bridge, a striking modernist structure that offers breathtaking views of the city's skyline.

Finally, we'll venture to The Theater House, Krøyers Plads and The Paper Island, three vibrant waterfront areas that showcase the city's contemporary architectural landscape. Here, we'll explore the innovative designs and sustainable features of these new developments, and discover how they reflect Copenhagen's commitment to cutting-edge design, sustainability, and public welfare.

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