A real paradise for children is the Tivoli Gardens, which is a must-go, especially if you have come to Copenhagen with a child. Here there is such a variety of attractions and playgrounds that the child’s happiness will be endless.
Address: Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen
Web: Tivoli gardens
Open hours in 2016: 6 April - 25 September, in autumn during Halloween from 14 October till 6 November, in winter time for Christmas holidays from 19 November till 31 December. Sun.-Thu. from 11am till 11 pm, Fri.-Sat. from 11 til midnight.
Admission: Tivoli entrance fee is 95 Danish crowns (DKK). For children under 8 the entrance is free. Many attractions should be paid extra. A Multiride ticket can be bought for 299 DKK and gives the right to unlimited number of visits to any attractions. Visiting the Aquarium costs extra 25 DKK, for everybody except children under 3 years.
Tivoli Gardens is one of the oldest (1841) and best amusement parks in Europe. One can hear non-stop jolly screams from there, and they are often comes not from children. Beyond the crowns of beautiful old trees there are astounding towers: an 80-meter Star Flyer (Himmelskibet), "free fall" – The Golden Tower (Det gyldne Tårn), Roller coaster Daemons, attraction Vertigo etc.
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Tivoli Gardens is located in the very heart of the city. It is beautiful, neat and appealing park for any time of the year. Tivoli is incredibly popular not only with guests, but also with the locals. There are at least three dozens of attractions plus some twenty funfair attractions, several stages and over 35 restaurants, cafés and snack bars.
Attractions are just a part of Tivoli Gardens, since the place is full of other entertainments: a puppet and mime theatres, live open air concerts, dancing music, rock concerts on Fridays. And on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday there are parades of the Tivoli Guard* – march of the military orchestra: Danish youngsters, dressed in the same uniform as those standing in the guard of Amalienborg palace.
The concert hall in Tietgensgade street is the venue of concerts given by world-famous stars of classical and popular music. On the ground floor of this recently renovated hall there is Tivoli Aquarium, where one can see sharks and rays face to face. When night comes, Tivoli gets lit with unbelievable colours and backlit with lights of various shapes, whereas on Saturdays nearly at midnight there are fantastic fireworks.