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This capital of the world's oldest kingdom is an ideal city to visit. Small but perfectly formed, Copenhagen is bursting with life. There is no doubt that you will love the friendly people and colourful atmosphere of the chic and exciting city.

Insider Tip

Noma, Restaurant of the Year 2011, can be found in Copenhagen just make sure you book in advance!

Danish cuisine is based on seafood, mainly herrings, with lots of root vegetables. Other favourites include dense black bread with mild cheese, rabbit and lots of beer!

For something more formal head for one of the Danish restaurants that offer a fusion of French and Danish cuisine. Look out for some unusual fare - chickweed or nasturtium flowers wouldn't be out of place on the menu.

Bredgade, located in an exclusive part of town, is one of Copenhagen's most fantastic streets and also home to many exclusive designer boutiques. Or try Stroget and the streets leading from it - here you will find quirky, antique and designer shops.

The Little Mermaid

Copenhagen's most famous statue.

Rosenberg Slot Castle

This 17th century castle was built for King Christian IV. The lower level contains a dazzling array of crown jewels.

Vor Freslers Kirke

400 steps to the top, but the stunning views from the spire are well worth it.

Must Do

Spend a day in the Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen's famous amusement garden.

Visit the Tycho Brahe Planetarium and get really close to the planets and the stars.

Visit The Black Diamond a stunning granite and glass building on the waterfront housing an eminent collection of books, a restaurant, cafe and concert house.