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Tourism in Denmark

Planning a holiday to Denmark? Find inspiration for where to go and what to see during your visit to Denmark.

Though Denmark is a small country it has a long history and fascinating culture, which every year attracts millions of people to Denmark.

The capital of Copenhagen is the most visited destination and hosts popular sights such as the amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, the castle residence of the Danish royal family, Amalienborg, the more than 100-year-old statue of The Little Mermaid from the fairy tale of H. C. Andersen and much more. 

Danish architecture and design has drawn worldwide attention as well as its literary and art scene. More recently award winning and nominated movies and TV-shows has brought thousands of curious visitors to Denmark.

Since more than 10% of the Danish territory consists of forests and the country has over 7300 kilometres of coastline, many tourists also come to enjoy Denmark’s beaches and nature.

It is quite windy in Denmark, which has made the country leading in transforming wind power into electricity and famous for its green energy private sector. Visiting Denmark you will see numerous of windmills along the coastline and across the country.

'Nyhavn' is an attractive site for tourists. Around 50 million tourists visit Denmark every year.