WELCOME TO THE
COPENHAGEN CULTURAL DISTRICT
Explore Denmark’s past, present and future right in the heart of Copenhagen – all within a ten-minute walking radius.
As you visit the nineteen cultural institutions in the district, prepare to be moved, surprised and fascinated – regardless of your age.
The rush of sheer excitement, awestruck wonder and quiet contemplation – the Copenhagen Cultural District has it all. The Danish Jewish Museum, the Danish War Museum, the National Museum of Denmark, the Tivoli amusement park and the Museum of Copenhagen are just some of the many experiences that await you within a ten-minute walking radius.
Stop for a coffee break or just a break. Enjoy a break at Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, The Glyptotek winter garden, Nikolaj Kunsthal or Kongernes Lapidarium.
Modern and classic architecture meet in the Copenhagen Cultural District. Look up, and you will find distinctive buildings such as BLOX and DAC, The Black Diamond, Christian IV’s Brewhouse, the Court Theatre, Thorvaldsens Museum, Christiansborg Palace and the Copenhagen City Hall.
SQUARES AND URBAN SPACES
Moving from square to square in the Cultural District you will come across busy streets and quiet urban spaces alike. Pass by the garden behind The Copenhagen Cityhall, Gammel Strand, Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads, The Ruins under Christiansborg Palace, the secret Library Garden and Søren Kirkegaards Plads and you will experience a diverse urban life.
Taking the wider view often leads to insight. Enjoy the vistas of the harbour area or go up the Christiansborg Palace Tower to enjoy splendid views. For insight, visit the Danish Parliament, The Black Diamond housing both the Royal Danish Library and the Danish National Archives or the Copenhagen City Archives.
The Copenhagen Cultural District
Exciting museums and destinations. Some of the city’s most beautiful buildings and squares. The Copenhagen Cultural District contains Denmark’s past, present and future within a radius of just 10 minutes walk.
Copenhagen Cultural District is one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. Here you will find Christiansborg, which houses both the old castle ruins and the modern day democracy in the form of the Danish Parliament; Folketinget. The National Museum of Denmark, where Denmark’s history unfolds is also located in the neighborhood. Furthermore, you will find art, architecture and activities for both those who love knowledge and those who love exhilarating rides.