Moving to Denmark: Sightseeing

moving to denmarkMoving to Denmark is a great opportunity to explore this beautiful country! Situated on the northern tip of mainland Europe, and the southernmost Nordic Country, Denmark is a country rich in history and tradition. It is also a wonderful place to live, consistently ranking towards or at the top of quality of life lists such as social mobility, income equality, per capita income, and the Human Development Index. Denmark also frequently ranks as the happiest country in the world. When visiting or moving to Denmark, be sure and check out these popular destinations while you are there:

Frederiksborg Palace
A grand palace in Hillerod, Denmark, Frederiksborg Palace was built as the royal residence for King Christain IV in the 16th century, and now serves as a museum of national history.  It’s layout is unique in that it actually spans three small islands connected by a formal garden.  The oldest parts of the castle date back to 1560.

Legoland Billund
The original Legoland Park, of which now there are copies all over the world, opened in 1968 next door to the Lego factory.  It receives nearly 2 million guests per year and is the largest tourist attraction in Denmark outside of Copenhagen.  There are nine themed areas within the park including mini-land, imagination zone, pirate land, water rides, 4 roller coasters, and more.

Tivoli Gardens
Who would have thought that Denmark would have the second oldest amusement park in the world, but they do!  Opened in August of 1843, Tivoli Gardens gets around four million visitors per year, and is also the second most popular seasonal them park in the world. More than 110,000 custom-designed lights and 400,000 flowers (including 65,000 tulips) make up the grounds.  It’s most famous ride is Rutschebanenm, a wooden roller coaster built in 1914.  There is a controller who actually applies the brakes so it doesn’t get too much speed when going downhill.


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