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CopenhagenDenmark

city rank #71

City Overview

 

Denmark, also known as the happiest country in the world with its capital Copenhagen being one of the best cities to live in. Its amazing culinary scene and relaxed pace of life makes Copenhagen a popular destination for business and leisure. Its compact structure centred in the inner city makes it easy to navigate around and all you could wish for is within a walking distance. Here you will find a broad selection of shops, restaurants and cafés. Start your day of by grabbing some Danish pastry and coffee to wake up properly before embarking on your shopping adventure at the world’s longest pedestrian street (1.2km) Strøget, where you will find well recognized chain stores. Advancing towards the Kings Square (Kongens Nytorv), multiple exclusive shops are located. For the enthusiastic shopper keen on experiencing the Danish culture, we suggest exploring side streets of Strøget. Here you will find rows of vintage and Danish designer shops in addition to antique stores. Copenhagen is a business hub of the Nordic countries, with a strategic location and highly developed society. International businesses have noticed the city’s great possibilities and started to open business here. The World Bank ranked Denmark as the easiest place to do business in Europe for the 5th time in a row (2012-2017). Denmark offers skilled employees and have the highest concentration of knowledge in Scandinavia. Despite their proficiency, the Danish people are laid-back and open-minded when you meet them outside office hours. They will welcome you with open arms, making your stay soothing and rich.

 

Things to do

See

Work

Take a look at Danish world famous design items such as Mads Nørgaard fashion, BangOlufsen stereos, Royal Copenhagen porcelain and Georg Jensen silverware.


Rest

Tivoli Gardens - an amusement park with restaurants located in the city centre, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, King’s garden – relax with picnic in the park, Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød, Christiansborg Slot - the old royal castle which now houses the Danish Parliament and Rosenborg Castle - which houses the crown jewels.    


And be seen

Eat

The restaurant scene in Copenhagen is an attraction in itself. Copenhagen has more Michelin stars than any other Scandinavian city. In 2018, 15 individual restaurants were awarded stars, including Geranium with 3-, AOC with 2- and Kadeau with 2 stars.



Other places to eat are Refsehaleøen & Toldboden - street food, Madklubben – restaurant chain and Nyhavn – line of many restaurants by the harbour.


Drink

Have a drink in trendy cocktail bars and micro-breweries. Mikkeller and Friends, BRUS, Ruby, K Bar, The Jane, Umami, Bar25, Madam Chu´s, Jolene, Nimb, Noho, Bar O, 1656, The Barking Dog, Lidkoeb.


Be Merry

Enjoy the broad variety of activities in the city. Vega, Nyhavn, Sunday, Hive, Arch, Chateau Motel, Culture Box, Natbar, Christiania freetown, ICC theatre cph, Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Den Blå Planet.


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Contact Us

Ole HAMMERSHØJ; Christina GRIMM

Rued Langgaards Vej 6-8
T +45 7022 9601 | ole.hammershoej@cbre.com; christina.grimm@cbre.com