Best lake in Copenhagen

Check out the top lake in Copenhagen, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Tivoli

1. Tivoli

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500 local reviews
3 Vesterbrogade
33 15 10 01
Establishment
Nanna
My absolute favorite attractions in Copenhagen. The romantic and iconic park. It is not only an amusement park…
Sidsel
The oldest amusement park in the world is Tivoli. It is beautiful with many flowers, lakes and colours. It has…
Josefine
One of the oldest amusement parks in the world, fill with brilliant restaurants, roller-coasters and a beautif…
1. Tivoli

1. Tivoli

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500 local reviews
3 Vesterbrogade
33 15 10 01
Nanna
Nanna
My absolute favorite attractions in Copenhagen. The romantic and iconic park. It is not only an amusement park but also a great place for di…
Sidsel
Sidsel
The oldest amusement park in the world is Tivoli. It is beautiful with many flowers, lakes and colours. It has rides for everything taste - …
Josefine
Josefine
One of the oldest amusement parks in the world, fill with brilliant restaurants, roller-coasters and a beautiful lake with the seasons flowe…
2. Frederiksberg Have

2. Frederiksberg Have

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353 local reviews
Frederiksberg Runddel, Frederiksberg
Closed now
33 92 63 00
ParkParkEstablishment
Lars Jagerfeld
Frederiksberg Park is a park in Frederiksberg up to the Copenhagen Zoo. The park was built by Frederik 4. abo…
Nicolai
Frederiksberg Park is one of the capital’s largest and most attractive green spaces. At the main entrance at t…
Jacob
It is a nice park with small lakes - if you are lucky you will see the herons and there is a famous man feedin…
2. Frederiksberg Have

2. Frederiksberg Have

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353 local reviews
Frederiksberg Runddel, Frederiksberg
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33 92 63 00
Lars Jagerfeld
Lars Jagerfeld
Frederiksberg Park is a park in Frederiksberg up to the Copenhagen Zoo. The park was built by Frederik 4. about Frederiksberg Palace and to…
Nicolai
Nicolai
Frederiksberg Park is one of the capital’s largest and most attractive green spaces. At the main entrance at the end of Frederiksberg Allé a…
Jacob
Jacob
It is a nice park with small lakes - if you are lucky you will see the herons and there is a famous man feeding them. From the inside of the…
3. Sankt Hans Torv

3. Sankt Hans Torv

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98 local reviews
Sankt Hans Torv, KBH
Route
Maya
This area has plenty coffee shops, restaurants and take away spots. On the square itself and don't forget to w…
Sofie
It is a square with clubs, bars and cafe's all jammed in to the nearby streets. With Elmegade with small shops…
Morten
Lots of good coffee-places, restaurants and bars (blågårsgade). Go for a walk around the lakes
3. Sankt Hans Torv

3. Sankt Hans Torv

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98 local reviews
Sankt Hans Torv, KBH
Maya
Maya
This area has plenty coffee shops, restaurants and take away spots. On the square itself and don't forget to walk down Elmegade where most o…
Sofie
Sofie
It is a square with clubs, bars and cafe's all jammed in to the nearby streets. With Elmegade with small shops, Sankt hans gade with antique…
Morten
Morten
Lots of good coffee-places, restaurants and bars (blågårsgade). Go for a walk around the lakes
4. Ørstedsparken

4. Ørstedsparken

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73 local reviews
6 Nørre Farimagsgade, København
33 66 35 00
Establishment
Aleksandar
Nice park and our short cut to the Inner City. Part of old city defenses that run from lakes in Tivoli (south)…
Adriana
If you need a break from city life but still want to be in the center of Copenhagen then you can make a few st…
Tin
Along the line of the old fortifications that protected Copenhagen up until the 1850s, you will now find a row…
4. Ørstedsparken

4. Ørstedsparken

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73 local reviews
6 Nørre Farimagsgade, København
33 66 35 00
Aleksandar
Aleksandar
Nice park and our short cut to the Inner City. Part of old city defenses that run from lakes in Tivoli (south), Botanical Gardens and end at…
Adriana
Adriana
If you need a break from city life but still want to be in the center of Copenhagen then you can make a few steps to visit this small park l…
Tin
Tin
Along the line of the old fortifications that protected Copenhagen up until the 1850s, you will now find a row of green parks. All of them h…
5. Dag H Cafe og Restaurant

5. Dag H Cafe og Restaurant

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26 local reviews
Dag H Cafe og Restaurant, København Ø
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35 27 63 00
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Bea
Busy place close to the lakes with outdoor seating. Good for brunch and lunch.
Julian
Nice restaurant for dinner or brunch. Mid price. Good quality foods. Near the lakes of Copenhagen.
Claus
This great cafe/restaurant is just around the corner... the food ranges from the usual cafe menu items to the …
5. Dag H Cafe og Restaurant

5. Dag H Cafe og Restaurant

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26 local reviews
Dag H Cafe og Restaurant, København Ø
Closed now
35 27 63 00
Bea
Bea
Busy place close to the lakes with outdoor seating. Good for brunch and lunch.
Julian
Julian
Nice restaurant for dinner or brunch. Mid price. Good quality foods. Near the lakes of Copenhagen.
Claus
Claus
This great cafe/restaurant is just around the corner... the food ranges from the usual cafe menu items to the more high end courses. The bru…
6. Den Franske Cafe

6. Den Franske Cafe

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25 local reviews
101 Sortedam Dossering, København
Closed now
35 42 48 45
Establishment
Nicolai
Good brunch and coffee, and possible to sit outdoors by the lake. (very close) Make sure to order the “Kæmpe k…
Mia Lise
The french cafe by The Lakes. A nice view of the lakes while you eat. Quality food and service and 50 m. from …
Soeren
Most charming spot to have your coffee or whatever, overlooking the first of the 5 central lakes of central Cp…
6. Den Franske Cafe

6. Den Franske Cafe

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25 local reviews
101 Sortedam Dossering, København
Closed now
35 42 48 45
Nicolai
Nicolai
Good brunch and coffee, and possible to sit outdoors by the lake. (very close) Make sure to order the “Kæmpe kartoffelmad” if you eat lunch …
Mia Lise
Mia Lise
The french cafe by The Lakes. A nice view of the lakes while you eat. Quality food and service and 50 m. from our backentrance.
Soeren
Soeren
Most charming spot to have your coffee or whatever, overlooking the first of the 5 central lakes of central Cph. Beautiful trees, the lake p…
7. Christiania

7. Christiania

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502 local reviews
Christiania, Christiania
LocalityPolitical
Rikke
A must see. Be aware that cameras are not popular at Christiana, particularly in Pusher Street. I recommend …
Nina
Pusher street as well as Christiania is iconic and historical. Christiania has caused a lot of political tensi…
Sanne
Christiania is a real experience; a hotch-potch of warehouses, huts and houses, colourful murals and outdoor s…
7. Christiania

7. Christiania

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502 local reviews
Christiania, Christiania
Rikke
Rikke
A must see. Be aware that cameras are not popular at Christiana, particularly in Pusher Street. I recommend you walk along the nice lake a…
Nina
Nina
Pusher street as well as Christiania is iconic and historical. Christiania has caused a lot of political tension, but go see for yourself an…
Sanne
Sanne
Christiania is a real experience; a hotch-potch of warehouses, huts and houses, colourful murals and outdoor sculptures. Visitors are welcom…
8. Fælledparken

8. Fælledparken

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215 local reviews
Øster Allé, København
33 66 33 66
Establishment
Lotte
Just on the other side of the street. SOOO many things to do: play grounds, trampolins, football, basket ball,…
Malene
Fælledparken is a large park with an artificial lake. It is often used for relaxing, sunbathing, ballplay and …
Tommy
The biggest park in Copenhagen is actually two parks. The bigger one has both a skate park, a water playground…
8. Fælledparken

8. Fælledparken

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215 local reviews
Øster Allé, København
33 66 33 66
Lotte
Lotte
Just on the other side of the street. SOOO many things to do: play grounds, trampolins, football, basket ball, flowers, shady trees and a be…
Malene
Malene
Fælledparken is a large park with an artificial lake. It is often used for relaxing, sunbathing, ballplay and so on. For kids Lots of popul…
Tommy
Tommy
The biggest park in Copenhagen is actually two parks. The bigger one has both a skate park, a water playground for children, a lake and a bi…
9. Tycho Brahe Planetarium

9. Tycho Brahe Planetarium

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46 local reviews
10 Gammel Kongevej, København
Closed now
33 12 12 24
Establishment
Lea
Cassiopeia is a restaurant and cafe near the wonderful physics museum Planetariet. It is located straight by t…
Michael
In the summertime, bring a drink and sit on the stairs looking at the lake. Fairly nice in the sunshine.
Mette
Visit the planetarium or take a walk around the lakes - or do as many locals jog around the lakes
9. Tycho Brahe Planetarium

9. Tycho Brahe Planetarium

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46 local reviews
10 Gammel Kongevej, København
Closed now
33 12 12 24
Lea
Lea
Cassiopeia is a restaurant and cafe near the wonderful physics museum Planetariet. It is located straight by the lakes and has the most beau…
Michael
Michael
In the summertime, bring a drink and sit on the stairs looking at the lake. Fairly nice in the sunshine.
Mette
Mette
Visit the planetarium or take a walk around the lakes - or do as many locals jog around the lakes
10. Kaffesalonen ApS

10. Kaffesalonen ApS

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47 local reviews
6 Peblinge Dossering
Closed now
35 35 12 19
Establishment
Maja
This is a good relaxing café with a nice atmosphere. It's very central and has a beautyfull view to the Peblin…
Caroline
Here you can sit on their outside area on the lake which is really unique and definitely recommendable. Though…
ricki
Kaffesalonen is a popular place located at the entrance to the exciting Nørrebro area. If weather permits it t…
10. Kaffesalonen ApS

10. Kaffesalonen ApS

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47 local reviews
6 Peblinge Dossering
Closed now
35 35 12 19
Maja
Maja
This is a good relaxing café with a nice atmosphere. It's very central and has a beautyfull view to the Peblinge lake. You can get braakfast…
Caroline
Caroline
Here you can sit on their outside area on the lake which is really unique and definitely recommendable. Though to my experience not the best…
ricki
ricki
Kaffesalonen is a popular place located at the entrance to the exciting Nørrebro area. If weather permits it there is a big platform in the …
11. The Lakes

11. The Lakes

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196 local reviews
The Lakes, KBH
Natural feature
Sofie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
Louise
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers,…
Adriana
The Copenhagen Lakes is 5 min walk from my place. The vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling coupl…
11. The Lakes

11. The Lakes

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196 local reviews
The Lakes, KBH
Sofie
Sofie
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
Louise
Louise
The minute the sun comes out, the vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch devotees, kids feeding…
Adriana
Adriana
The Copenhagen Lakes is 5 min walk from my place. The vast area around the lakes fills up with strolling couples, panting joggers, brunch de…
12. Garden of the Royal Danish Veterinarian and Agricultural High School

12. Garden of the Royal Danish Veterinarian and Agricultural High School

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63 local reviews
17 Bülowsvej, Frederiksberg
35 28 21 82
ParkEstablishment
Andreas
This park is hidden gem. The garden was established in 1858 in the Romantic style of the day, strongly inspire…
Anders
Beautiful local park in connection to the botanical university. Many roses and a nice lake. Great for a short …
Tine
The most beautiful and tranquil green spot in the city. Run by the agricultural university and therefore displ…
12. Garden of the Royal Danish Veterinarian and Agricultural High School

12. Garden of the Royal Danish Veterinarian and Agricultural High School

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63 local reviews
17 Bülowsvej, Frederiksberg
35 28 21 82
Andreas
Andreas
This park is hidden gem. The garden was established in 1858 in the Romantic style of the day, strongly inspired by landscape gardens, and fe…
Anders
Anders
Beautiful local park in connection to the botanical university. Many roses and a nice lake. Great for a short walk or a laisy day lying on t…
Tine
Tine
The most beautiful and tranquil green spot in the city. Run by the agricultural university and therefore displays an abundance of flowers an…