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Kystbanen – Coastal train ride

Need a change from the city? Then you should consider jumping on Kystbanen, which runs from Central Station up to Helsingør (Elsinore).

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Art & culture

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Ryvangens Naturpark – A slice of nature

People are enjoying this patch of nature year round, and you’ll almost be certain to meet at least a few joggers, bikers and other nature lovers.

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Relaxing

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Lersøparken – Plenty of space

What's especially great about this patch of nature is the huge grass lawn. A lot of people come here to play soccer, frisbee or to walk their dogs.

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Relaxing

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Biblioteket Rentemestervej – Not just a library

So go wander amongst the students engaged in discussions, people meeting for language exchange and remember to notice the local art decorating the walls.

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Coffee & tea
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Relaxing

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Jagtvej 69 – Copenhagen history

Between 1982 and 2007, the building (which used to be there) was an important community hub for people who challenged the norms of established society.

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Art & culture

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Charlotte

Westenholz

The Royal Danish Theatre Ceiling – Look up

The building is from 1874 and the women above you are the nine muses from Greek mythology, infusing the theatre with inspiration and beauty.

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Art & culture
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Theaters

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Woolstock – Yes, it's about yarn

Woolstock is full of yarn, character, and coziness, and whatever you desire for your next sweater or something entirely different, you can find it here.

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Shopping

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Fiskehuset Emdrupvej – Fresh fish for you

This little shop is a place people travel to from the entire Copenhagen area to buy fresh and delicious fish. It’s been here since the beginning of time!

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Shopping

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Charlotte

Westenholz

Argentum – Artisan gallery and workshop!

Silver jewelry, linocut prints, ceramics, photographs, and more – all of this you can find inside Argentum, where everything is made by local artists.

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Shopping

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Charlotte

Westenholz

House of Salt – Breathe deep

On the menu, you’ll find an infrared sauna where you’ll get your own private sauna box – or book the double and bring a friend.

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Relaxing

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Charlotte

Westenholz

KU.BE – Playful culture and community house

The architecture is twisting my brain and inviting my body to move and play in new ways and the folks working there are always kind and helpful.

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Art & culture
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Coffee & tea
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Relaxing

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Charlotte

Westenholz

MovieHouse Hellerup – Something a little extra

MovieHouse is an entire night out. You can come to eat dinner while enjoying the view from the top-floor windows; you might even see the ocean.

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