Effortlessly cool, edgy and making international headlines as the backdrop for cult hit TV series ‘The Killing’, Copenhagen’s Nørrebro district is the beating heart of the city’s alternative scene and one of the city’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan areas. Located on the north bank of the Søerne lakes, Nørrebro is known for its rich Middle Eastern culture, but among the many Arabian stores, markets and restaurants, there’s also a wide variety of shops, cafes and galleries, and a lively nightlife scene.
Category: Things To Do
August 25, 2014
With its world-renowned contemporary art museums and a growing number of independent art galleries springing up around the city, Copenhagen has long been known as a creative hub of art and design, but in recent years the city has earned itself a reputation for pushing the boundaries and championing innovative young artists too.
July 28, 2014
Long holding the title of Scandinavia’s gastronomic capital, Copenhagen has become a popular destination for in-the-know foodies in recent years, and with an impressive tally of 14 Michelin-starred restaurants (the most of any Scandinavian city), including the ‘World’s Best Restaurant’, eating out in the Danish capital is an experience to be savored.
June 2, 2014
With the sun shining and the days long, summertime is the perfect time of year for exploring the Danish capital, and whether picnicking in the park or partying at one of Europe’s biggest music festivals, there are plenty of things to do in Copenhagen in summer. Here are a few ideas.
May 5, 2014
With an array of bars, restaurants and art galleries springing up throughout the area, Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District, or Kødbyen, has reinvented itself in recent years, morphing into one of the city’s most vibrant and dynamic neighborhoods. Inspired by Manhattan’s legendary Meatpacking District, Kødbyen has transformed itself from the country’s largest cattle and meat market, into a creative hub of art, music and fashion.
April 7, 2014
From legendary rock musicians like Lars Ulrich to classical composers like Carl Nielsen, Denmark’s music scene is as varied as it is innovative, and the capital hosts live music events almost every night of the year. Whether you want to check out the hottest new bands, enjoy a night at the opera or dive into the moshpit at one of Europe’s largest music festivals, this is the music lover’s guide to Copenhagen.