Sunday, November 20, 2016



I'm back with more travel posts which I've been accumulating. I cannot believe the amount of pictures I took everytime I travel. And, I am actually grateful for snapchat's existence which allows me to record what I did each day. 

I'm going to make it simple by showing the places I visited when I was in Copenhagen. Besides , it could be a guide for you if you were to visit this city. I was only there for basically 72hours which was pretty short - but managed to cover quite a few tourist spots pretty leisurely. I'm never an intense traveler and I really hate rushing. 



We started off with an early morning, grabbing sandwiches by the train station and headed to our first destination. As much as I want to leisurely sit down and have a good breakfast, I know that I cannot afford to waste anytime. 

1. The Little Mermaid



This bronze statute is the icon of Copenhagen, where it based on a fairy tale love story where the mermaid comes and sit by the rock to look at the prince whom is sailing over the sea every single time when he is out. She is there, waiting for the love of her life despite knowing that there wouldn't be any happy ending. 

The story was beautiful and this bronze statute was definitely meaningful. Unfortunately, the background was heartbreaking. Look at the factory releases smokes into the air - sigh. It was supposed to be a beautiful view but the industrial area has ruined it. 


It was still ridiculously cold despite being in the middle of March already. Nothing beats a good cuppa in the cold. 


2. The Marble Church


It is also known as Frederik's Church where it is famous for its rococo architecture , located at Frederiksstaden district.

It wasn't in the itinerary but we just happen to come across it by strolling through the streets.  



There are many art galleries through the streets and they happen to be very very quiet. I guess, everyone just enjoy the peace. I love how they are always quiet and there is not much noise. This city brings me peace.
Not to mention, there is art every corner - and I didn't mean by having galleries throughout the street . I refer to the people, the surrounding and most of all, the peacefulness I could feel when staring at a good piece of painting. 

3. Nyhavn


The famous colourful house along the river. This place is definitely a tourist spot as every corner is covered by overpriced restaurants. There are also small museums and gallery which we didn't visit. It was beautiful and the sky was breathtaking. 


Look at how beautiful it is. 


Compare to the sun, I actually prefer gloomy weather. People said that the light and sun will make us feel better. The night will make us wonder. For me, I often chose the night where everything seems more clear. Gloomy weather gives me peace. I enjoy the feeling of feeling nothing and everything goes into the same tone. It pleases me to have no ups and down. 





Meet my best friend and travel partner throughout the year. 

4. Rajissimo Churros


He is pretty enthusiastic. 


Yummy Churros with a pretty Danish girl. 

It is a must to try Rajissimo Churros. And, we have it by Nyhavn since we are already there. It is not as thick as I thought but it's crunching and goes perfectly with caramel , topping with icing sugar. 



After that, I was in need of coffee since it was cold. And we came by a beautiful small cafe by the canal. 


5.Rosenborg Castle



This castle is in Renaissance style where it was held that it was designed as typical Danish building during that period of time. Now, it's open for public as it exhibits the Royal Collections, pormoting the royal Danish culture back now. 

I felt funny because the castle look pretty out of place as the surroundings were all modern architecture. I guess, they are keeping this castle as the main attraction. 

Compared to the castle, I actually love the garden more - which is known as Rosenborg Castle Garden. The garden is really beautiful. It was almost spring but it was still cold so we didn't manage to catch the flowers bloom. It's nice to take a stroll at the garden especially during the cold weather. I think this would be a perfect place for couples to stroll around before the sun sets. 





The garden was bigger than I've expected and also, they are really well-maintained. 


The little maze right beside the castle. 






Stroget is the most high profile street which is car free. From souvenirs shops to high-end brands, I believe that this is a street where I must visit to see how their shopping culture is. In Malaysia, we have everything in the mall whereas in Europe countries, everything is by the streets ( which I personally prefer because I am that kind of bimbo whom wants to carry the shopping bags are stroll around the streets like how I see in movies lol) . 



7. Copenhagen City Hall


The city hall is located not far away from the famous Stroget street , located on The City Hall Square in central. I believe that if you are in the central, you could hardly missed this magnificent building by Martin Nyrop. I didn't visit the place and also, it was closed on the day. I've read reviews about it saying that it is exactly necessary to visit this place unless you are into architecture and interior design. 




8. Tivoli Gardens


Tivoli Gardens is located a few minutes walk down the street after the city tall where it is a MUST visit amusement park for everyone in this city. I guess the luck wasn't on my side because I went the first night and it was under renovation. Since I couldn't see how it is on the inside, I took a few pictures with it as memory purposes. It was a pity , really. At that point of time, I thought that 72hours is definitely insufficient. 



9.Conditori La Glace


This bakery are the oldest since they are founded on 1870 and voted as the best confectionary in Denmark. This old-fashioned coffee shop offers pastries and different kinds of cakes with the recipe which was passed down through generations. 
- which I've blogged about HERE

This is a MUST visit. 




The trip to this city was short but amazing. It's about the quality and not the quantity of days you spent in the city. The only thing I regretted not doing being in Copenhagen is where I couldn't be able to visit their famous National Gallery and to scroll through the pieces. I should have insisted on squeezing some of the time in. 
Well, some things are meant to be that way - isn't it?

Feeling blessed that I could witness such beautiful sky on the way to the airport to my next destination.

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