Frederiksberg Have
Photo courtesy of Jakob Botter

Definitely one of Copenhagen's best parks as well as its largest, the romantic landscaped gardens of Frederiksberg Have date from the late 18th century and were built in the English style popular at the time. The long lawns and avenues of trees...  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...  Read More


This park surrounds the palace that houses the Nationalmuseet (National Museum). In the 1800s, its beautiful, rolling green hills also became host to St. Alban's Church, whose services cater to English-speakers. The attractive park is a favorite...  Read More


This magnificent fountain garden is located adjacent to Amalienborg Palace, the royal residence. It offers an excellent view of the palace's four mansions and of the majestic Marble Church in the background. The garden, graced by fountains,...  Read More

Kongens Have
Photo courtesy of Cees van Roeden

This garden, whose name means "King's Garden," sits behind Rosenborg Slot, which is itself just beyond Strøget, the pedestrian shopping area. First opened in 1700, the garden boasts lush flower beds, rose gardens, and blooming trees, all of...  Read More

Nansensgade Quarter
Botanisk Have
Photo courtesy of Ty Stange / Copenhagen Media Center

A part of the University of Copenhagen's Natural History Museum, Copenhagen's botanical garden may be a place of scientific research and conservation value to the academics who nurture it, but to visitors, it is a vibrant, blossoming oasis in...  Read More


This park on the outskirts of the city was originally part of the king's private hunting grounds. Now a public venue, it offers lovely vistas that invite folks to soak up the sun or picnic before or after a visit to the Louisiana Art Museum. The...  Read More

Royal Library Gardens

These gardens were built in 1920 on the site of Christian IV's naval port, and a small pond in the park acts as a reminder of the plot's maritime history. Benches rest beneath trees, inviting visitors to sit and enjoy the beautiful seasonal...  Read More