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Top places to photograph in Copenhagen in 2022

These are the very best Copenhagen Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Copenhagen!

Nyhavn Canal

Nyhavn canal is one of the most visited and popular spots in Copenhagen.
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Lille Havfrue (Little Mermaid) - København

The Little Mermaid is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a mermaid. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was installed in 1909 and is only 1.25m tall.

"The little Mermaid" character is based on a fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen.
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Amalienborg - Change of Guards

Amalienborg is the winter residence of the Danish royal family. Every day at noon, you can watch the change of guards in the courtyard.
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Copenhagen Zoo

Founded in 1859, it is one of the oldest zoos in Europe housing over 4,000 animals.
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Axel Towers

Axel Towers is designed by Lene Tranberg from the award winning Danish architect firm Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter. A photogenic building with an untraditional shape and metallic brown façade that blends into the existing colour scheme of Copenhagen. The golden façade cladding consists of a mixture between copper and zinc known as tombac. It is a material, which gradually changes its colour over time.
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Grundtvig's Church - Interior

The monumental church, constructed by Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint in Copenhagen—in honor of N. F. S. Grundtvig. It features soft grey-yellow bricks and a minimalist, high narrow nave which create amazing photo opportunities.
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Copenhagen Opera House

The Copenhagen Opera House is a modern building with beautiful architecture that was built in a former dock area of copenhagen. It was inaugurated in 2005 and lies right across from the Amalienborg Royal Palace.
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Kongens Hace (The King's Garden)

Public garden which has great views of Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen's Dutch Renaissance palace & gardens. This parkland and gardens was established in the 17th century, with lime-tree-lined paths & pavilions.
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