Amager is the low island guarding Copenhagen from east, formerly home of dutch and german farmers that made a living here in the 17. and 18.th century.
Most of the island is build on waste from Copenhagen, that was deposited here together with the “night renovation” - used as fertiliser by the farmers. “Shit island” has been the nickname for this densily populated part of Copenhagen.
Very lively, good shopping around Amagerbrogade.
Metro: Amagerbro, Lergravsparken.
The new Copenhagen, designed by world renowned architects, located close to the green Amager Commons, a former military shooting terrain, now housing golf greens, walking and biking facilities along the waterfront and facilities for sport.
Adds a new skyline to Copenhagen, contrasting the old towns medieval towers and churches. A similar newly build area can be found on the old harbourside northeast of Østerbro.
Metro: Ørestad st. , Vestamager st.
One of the old working class areas of Copenhagen. During the last few decades it has changed to one of the most lively parts of the city.
Many students, many immigrants makes this part of Copenhagen the “hipster zone”. Many good restaurants, even Michelin-rewarded, but also local ethnic restaurants. The area around Sankt Hans Plads, the Nørrebrogade in full lenght and the lakeside are worth while.
S-train: Line F or M to Nørrebro St, all other lines to Nørreport Station.
Metro: Nørreport station.
Until recently a suburb a bit in the outskirts, now the home of many young people who finds affordable apartments close to the universities. Its is in this part your hotel is situated. The area around Valby St. and Valby Langgade houses restaurants.
S-train: Line B and C. Valby st. and Valby Langgade st.
A part of Copenhagen where the upper middleclass resides.
Situated around the lakes and the “fælledpark” (commons) its a rather quiet thus living urbanity. Must sees are the citadel “Kastellet”, the harbour front “Langelinie” (including the little - very little - mermaid and maybe the lakes.
The latter close to the main shopping street Ndr. Frihavnsgade. Many cafees, green areas.
S-train: All lines to Østerport, Nordhavn.
Metro: Under construction, opening 2018.
The latest in-place in Copenhagen.
The former fishmarket and meatmarket have closed down, and theatres, galleries and restaurants have moved in.
Apartments are now very expensive is this former working class area, located next to the Central station. Densely populated and still home of the red light district.
S-train: Dybølsbro, Central station and Vesterport st.
The downside waterfront, being one of the poorest parts of Copenhagen, former residence of sailors, shipyard workers, also hosted the Poorhouse.
Alltough now one of the hipster areas you’ll still find the greenlandish, the swedish and finnish outcast here alongside the leftwing bourgeoisie.
Lots of places to sit and relax along the canals and the old fortress lagunes; it’s of course also here you’ll find Christania, the local freetown.
Metro: Christianshavn station.
Oldest part of Copenhagen, narrow streets, many pedestrian streets. Tivoli, Town Hall, Museums and lots of cafe’s, re-staurants and shopping.
The area between Christiansborg (Parliament), Town Hall Square, Nørreport Station and Kongens Nytorv (Kings Square) is full of opportunities, tourists and is as everything in Copenhagen expensive.
On the other hand, if you havent been here you haven’t been to Copenhagen. Try out a beer in Nyhavn.
S-Train: All lines
Metro: Nørreport, Kongens Nytorv
Frederiksberg is a political and administrative independent unit of Copenhagen, including a local mayor, town hall and politicians.
Home of the higher middleclass. Many café’s and lively shopping streets, parks and a very wellconserved part of the Danish capitol.
The Copenhagen Zoo is here and worthwhile. Not that many tourists.
Metro: Forum st., Frederiksberg st. , Solbjerg st., Lindevang st.