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Copenhagen Nov 2008

Copenhagen Nov 2008Trip Plan

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arts + culture,
design + architecture

Sex and the City (or at least 1/2 of it) does Scandinavia


See + Do Harbour Baths, Copenhagen

As part of Copenhagen's harborfront revitalization, the first city-center bath opened in 2002 opposite the Marriott Hotel in the Islands Brygge area (Kalvebod... more

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Shop Paustian, Copenhagen

More subdued than the sometimes-manic downtown housewares boutiques, this showcase of Scandinavian designer furniture, located in the Nordhavn district, is a... more

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Shop Lot 29, Copenhagen

Lying a few blocks off the central Kongens Nytorv square, this clothing boutique edits its inventory down to a few real design contenders (Missoni and Etro make... more

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See + Do Copenhagen Opera House, Copenhagen

Opened in 2005, Denmark's first purpose-built opera house, a striated, bulgy glass module with a "floating" slab of a roof, asserts its presence on the harbor.... more

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Shop Illums Bolighus, Copenhagen

One of the flagship shops that save Strøget from turning into one long souvenir counter, Illums Bolighus is a casbah of contemporary Scandinavian design.... more

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Shop Hay Cph, Copenhagen

A modern furniture boutique sitting a block off Strøget, Hay sells its own in-house designs. Breaking with the Danish Modern style, its current line... more

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Shop Dansk Møbelkunst, Copenhagen

Probably the best source for beautiful, vintage (1920-1975) Scandinavian furniture, this shop in the city center pays homage to a conga line of Nordic... more

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Shop By Malene Birger, Copenhagen

Anchoring the new midtown design mall Gallery K, this eponymous boutique is a showcase for one of Denmark's favorite designers, and suggests why she dominates... more

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Shop Grønlykke, Copenhagen

One of the exuberant shops lining Laedertraede, a boutique- and gallery-filled street that runs parallel to Strøget, Grønlykke exemplifies one camp of... more

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Shop Royal Copenhagen, Copenhagen

One more reason to brave the constantly packed Strøget is this flagship. You'll find Royal Copenhagen's classic blue-and-white service, of course, but more... more

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See + Do Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

Only a city as whimsical as Copenhagen would bill an amusement park as its main attraction—but of course this isn't just any amusement park. Forget bumper... more

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See + Do Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen

Christian IV's 17th-century summer palace sprouts like a Renaissance mirage in the center of the city, its red-brick turrets and towers rising above an oasis of... more

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See + Do Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen

Laid out like a stately country manor when it was first completed in 1918 in a Copenhagen suburb, this modern-art museum recently added Zaha Hadid's spatial,... more

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See + Do Danish National Gallery, Copenhagen

After its renovation, completed in 2006, Denmark's most extensive museum of art now displays a new approach. While some works in its massive... more

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See + Do Black Diamond, Copenhagen

This waterfront extension to the Royal Library opened in 1999 and stretches from the original 19th-century structure to the harbor's dockside. The name gives it... more

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Eating Noma, Copenhagen

For many purists, the artistry and soul of contemporary Danish cooking begins and ends with Noma, considered one of the best restaurants in the world. Chef... more

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