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  • Copenhagen sits on the east coast of Denmark,

  • a country that consists of the Jutland Peninsular and a series of small islands.

  • Separated from Sweden by the Oresund Strait,

  • this nordic city is Denmark’s capital.

  • With cutting edge restaurants set amidst cobblestone streets and picturesque canals,

  • Copenhagen is a perfect combination of fairytale magic and modern day cool.

  • There is no better way to understand this city’s charm than with the uniquely Danish word,

  • hygge

  • which describes a cosy and soulful state of mind.

  • It is a word that you can’t quite put your finger on it

  • but youll know it when you feel it and in Copenhagen,

  • hygge is everywhere.

  • Hygge can be found in the candles that brighten the windows

  • and the warm sense of enchantment that fills the streets.

  • It can be found in the colorful wharfs,

  • the city’s beautiful gardens and as the sun goes down,

  • it can even be found in one of Europe’s oldest theme parks.

  • One of the very best ways to enjoy Copenhagen is the way most locals do

  • by bicycle.

  • The city is laced with almost 250 miles of bike lanes

  • and cycling is a way of life for all ages.

  • Head to Nyhavn, a 17th century waterfront and canal district that is full of color,

  • and character with its many bars and cafes.

  • Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants or grab a drink and watch the boats glide by.

  • Visit the little mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s most recognisable characters.

  • Created from a story by Hans Christian Andersen,

  • she is just a short stroll away from the wharves.

  • This statue has been staring longingly toward the shore for over 100 years,

  • hoping to catch a glimpse of her beloved prince.

  • Discover real-life royalty at Amalienborg,

  • home to the much-loved Danish Royal Family.

  • Catch the changing of the guard ceremony which takes place every day at noon.

  • For more fairy-tale magic head to the Tivoli Gardens.

  • This park has delighted generations since 1843 and holds a special place in Copenhagen’s heart.

  • Take a ride on one of the oldest operational wooden roller coasters in the world

  • or spin through the sky on the towering Star Flyer.

  • Watch a pantomime, ride a dragon boat or enjoy the Tivioli’s stunning gardens.

  • For a little more nature, take a picnic and enjoy Copenhagen’s many other green spaces.

  • Visit the botanical gardens,

  • which are close to the centre of town and famous for its historic glasshouses.

  • Hip, charming or just plain magic,

  • however you define Copenhagen it is easy to understand

  • why it regularly tops the list of the world’s happiest cities.

  • Like the fairy dust, that seems to be in the air here,

  • Hygge may be hard to define but its easy to feel.

  • So slow down, relax and enjoy the beautiful moments this city has to offer.

Copenhagen sits on the east coast of Denmark,

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    Eric Wang posted on 2017/10/11
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