For sure one of the most unexpected trips ever. It all started with a random day in the library and the silly decision that all 3 of us need an escape plan, a small break, away from our day to day program. This was all we needed: with some determination, in less than one hour we planned our plane tickets, an amazing hotel and the top must seen city attractions. Two days later we were already in a plane to Copenhagen. Everything seemed unbelievable: hours ago I was working on my tort notes, and in the next moment, after a few phone calls, my best friends dragged me miles away for what was about to be, our best adventure. I can only be grateful for this two girls, which knew exactly how to get me back to my colourful cheerful self.
Hope you’ll enjoy following our steps through this fascinating trip gallery.
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Placed in the medieval part of Copenhagen, this is the oldest and longest pedestrian street system in the world. It offers numerous restaurants – outdoor sidewalk cafes – fast food – specialty shops – art galleries – gift stores – department stores – street entertainment – theatres – museums and much more. In conclusion, a must seen centre for a fashion addict, or for a group of 3 shopaholic girls ready to regret every single penny.
Nyhavn, originally a busy commercial port, now a place filled with people enjoying the relaxed atmosphere by the canal, jazz music and great food. The old houses have been renovated into colourful classy restaurants that offer traditional Danish delicacies.
It was for sure a spot full of surprises: great warm places to hide after we endured the cold Copenhagen whether, fantastic dishes in every single restaurant, sweet chocolate waffles at every corner, breathtaking pictures opportunities and an unexpected old tattoo salon, where our friend decided to make this trip even more memorable.
The Great Hall is decorated with 17 colourful tapestries — 1,100 years of Danish history from the Viking Age. The tapestries teem with the figures of kings, queens, heads of state and other prominent figures that have shaped the history of Denmark and the rest of the world. The artist behind the illustrations was Bjørn Nørgaard and they were a gift to Her Majesty the Queen to mark her 50th birthday.
The Alexander Room provides the setting for small dinners, lunches, receptions and visits by members of the Danish Armed Forces.
The Dining Hall is used to host dinners for visiting heads of state and government.
The Queen’s Library provides the venue for meetings, lunches and tea parties. Even though the book collection extends over three kilometers of shelves in total, it is only 10 percent of Her Majesty the Queen’s book collection that is placed at Christiansborg Palace. The library is the Royal Family’s private collection of Danish and foreign works.
The Queen receives kings, presidents and ambassadors in the Throne Room, a room of marble pilasters and green, silk wall coverings.
An abandoned military base founded by squatters and artists as a “social experiment.” This hippie commune it’s full of vibrant scenery with a gritty edge. The town was said to be “beyond the reach of Danish law” by its founders, as in Christiania although weed is technically illegal, it is still openly sold and tolerated.