Copenhagen- the fairy tale kingdomMany people grew up with beautiful fairy tales like "The Little Match Girl", "The Daughter of the Sea", "The Emperor's New Clothes". Copenhagen is the hometown of fairy tales. Music, wine, fashion and happiness and rich fairy-aura spontaneously gather in Copenhagen's streets and alleyways and water shimmering shadows.http://www.worldgreatestsites.com/pics/copenhagen.jpg
is the capital in Denmark also a famous city in North Europe. Copenpagen was already a fishing village during the Viking age, when it was simply called Havn, meaning "harbour". It was first mentioned in history in the 11th century. Its excellent harbour propelled it to the position of a medieval commercial centre. It became the capital of Denmark in the 15th century.Copenhagen
is famous as a Scandinavian city with lots of greenery, an abundance of waterways and canals, an extensive network of bicycle lanes and neat Scandinavian architecture. The oldest district is Middelalderbyen, the Medieval City. However, most of the important tourist sights are at Frederiksstaden. Among the tourist attractions there include the Amalienborg Palace and the Marble Church. Slotsholmen is a small island that is also part of central Copenhagen, together with Christianshavn, another district on an artificial island.http://www.jetcharter.com/images/articles/Copenhagen.pngChristianshavn canal, Copenhagen.Amalienborg
, the royal couple's winter residence, is a major architectural work and probably the most outstanding piece of Rococo architecture in Denmark. Amalienborg comprises four externally uniform (but internally different) palaces encircling an octagonal courtyard, in the middle of which has been erected an equestrian statue of Frederik V – the founder of the Amalienborg Palace
complex and the Frederiksstad. The statue is known as "Europe's most beautiful statue" and attracts many tourists.The palace guards' changing ceremony at noon every day is also popular, always attracts many tourists.
Today, the public can visit two of Amalienborg's palaces (mansions): Christian VIII's Palace, which has been partly turned into a museum of the Glücksburg dynasty; and Christian VII's Palace, which is used by the Queen to receive and entertain guests, but which is occasionally open for guided tours or special exhibitions.http://cache.virtualtourist.com/15/61829-Amalienborg_Palace_Copenhagen.jpgAmalienborg Palace is a castle for the king to live. It is the ornate Gothic architecture.The center of the square stands a bronze statue of Frederick v.
Some people say, enjoy a city, enjoy the people the city cultivated. When it comes to Copenhagen, even Denmark, this name is emerged in people's mind- Andersen.Today, many visitors look at the city of Copenhagen with the fairy tale world vision.
Visitors to Copenhagen almost will visit Andersen's former residence, in a near distance to look at a fairy tale writer's living.This old house is chaste, without outside disturbance, but it's the true soul of Copenhagen. The bedroom is less than 10 square meters, simply with a bed, a table, and a chair, some manuscripts on the table.
Andersen lived in this narrow space for decades, suffering from loneliness for love, but with his pen he built a colorful world, a hopeful better world for people. It is hard to imagine, what inspired him to have such a broad imagination, what gave him so rich inner world, what gave him such a great soul.
The world-famous Little Mermaid Statue is one of must-see spots in Copenhagen, now has become a symbol of the city.http://www.caneis.com.tw/info/ne/images/copenhagen_07.jpgThe Little Mermaid sits on a rock in the Copenhagen harbor at Langelinie, cast by a Danish sculptor Edward Erickson according to Andersen's fairy tale "the daughter of the sea".
In tranquil Copenhagen, the sky is always so clear, a transparent blue accompanied by several flower clouds, enveloped the streets safely. Stroll in a city like this, you can always feel a deep sense of the beautiful fairy tale atmosphere. The quiet countryside, golden fields of wheat, melancholy castles, busy manors, the old village church, unique style bistro ... these are integral elements in the fairy tale world. And you, and each visitor on holiday here, are the protagonist of the story, your own romantic story.
Andersen's famous saying: "Travel is life". When you begin to travel, come to Copenhagen to enjoy the fun of the vacation paradise.