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    Freetown Christiania

    Copenhagen's pocket of autonomy and liberal ideology for more than four decades, the Free State of Christiania is one of Denmark's most visited sites. While...

    Photo courtesy of Morten Bjarnhof
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    Nyhavn may be a tourist trap, but with good reason: On a sunny evening, it's one of the loveliest spots in Copenhagen. With its pretty painted houses...

    Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis
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    This modern art museum on the coastal road north of Copenhagen is not only one of Denmark's top three contemporary art institutions; it's also the perfect...

    Photo courtesy of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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    Rundetaarn (The Round Tower)

    The Rundetaarn dates back to 1642 and is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe. Built on the orders of Christian IV, it forms one-third of the...

    Photo courtesy of Morten Jerichau
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    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

    Arguably Copenhagen's most beautiful museum, the stunning building of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, situated at the back side of Tivoli Gardens, was built at...

    Photo courtesy of Kim Nilsson
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    Amalienborg Slotsplads

    Amalienborg is actually a group of four Rococo palaces built around an octagonal square by royal architect Nicolai Eigtved in the 1750s. Of these, Queen...

    Photo courtesy of Klaus Bentzen
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    Rosenborg Slot

    There aren't many castles that actually look like the trademark Disney one, with fairytale turrets raised high over Copenhagen's other rooftops, but...

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    Den Lille Havfrue

    The small, unassuming figure in bronze of Hans Christian Andersen's tragic heroine sits patiently on her rock, her head bowed, climbed on by tourists and...

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