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The raucous cries that emanate from Tivoli Pleasure Gardens can be heard a few blocks away, and the fact that Copenhagen can support such a centrally-located funfair kind of sums up its resident's... Read More
The raucous cries that emanate from Tivoli Pleasure Gardens can be heard a few blocks away, and the fact that Copenhagen can support such a centrally-located funfair kind of sums up its resident's take on the work-play balance. Tivoli wasn't always in the middle of the city, however; when it first opened in 1843 it was situated just outside the city walls. With such a lengthy tradition behind it, it is hardly surprising that Tivoli has a refined dignity about it rarely found at any other funfairs around the world; it has always been a favorite with royalty and proved inspirational to Walt Disney when he visited with his wife. With some of its rides now almost a century old, Tivoli keeps up with the times with modern concert venues, gourmet restaurants and a recent focus on events, particularly its free Friday night rock concerts. Note that rides cost extra; you may want to buy a tour pass for the rides (worn as a bracelet) with your entrance ticket.
- Sun-Thu: 11am-11pm
- Fri: 11am-12:30am
- Sat: 11am-Midnight
- Adult (8+) DKK 95; Child (0-7) Free
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Even the most cynical lover couldn't fail to warm up to Tivoli's magic and its delightful mix of thrills and nostalgia.
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: World famous Tivoli Gardens are a Copenhagen must-see during opening season; packed with fun and thrills that will delight all ages.