Best operas in Copenhagen

Check out the top operas 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
Mads
Tivoli opened on the 15th of August 1843 and is one of the oldest operating amusement parks in the world. The …
Mikkel
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The p…
Simon Hempel
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The p…
1. Tivoli

1. Tivoli

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500 local reviews
3 Vesterbrogade
33 15 10 01
Mads
Mads
Tivoli opened on the 15th of August 1843 and is one of the oldest operating amusement parks in the world. The park has lots of great rides a…
Mikkel
Mikkel
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The park opened on 15 August 1843 a…
Simon Hempel
Simon Hempel
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The park opened on 15 August 1843 a…
2. Frederiksberg Have

2. Frederiksberg Have

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353 local reviews
Frederiksberg Runddel, Frederiksberg
Open now
33 92 63 00
ParkParkEstablishment
Hoang
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his peopl…
Andreas
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his peopl…
oliver
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his peopl…
2. Frederiksberg Have

2. Frederiksberg Have

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353 local reviews
Frederiksberg Runddel, Frederiksberg
Open now
33 92 63 00
Hoang
Hoang
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his people, so one is fully aware of en…
Andreas
Andreas
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his people, so one is fully aware of en…
oliver
oliver
At the main entrance, visitors are officially received by Frederik VI, a former king much beloved by his people, so one is fully aware of en…
3. The Little Mermaid

3. The Little Mermaid

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283 local reviews
19 Langelinie, Copenhagen
33 25 74 00
Establishment
Esben
It's a famous sculpture depicting a little girl mermaid from H.C. Andersen's story The Little Mermaid. Also t…
Nanna
New York has its Lady Liberty, Sydney its (Danish-designed) Opera House. When the world thinks of Copenhagen, …
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The Little Mermaid
3. The Little Mermaid

3. The Little Mermaid

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283 local reviews
19 Langelinie, Copenhagen
33 25 74 00
Esben
Esben
It's a famous sculpture depicting a little girl mermaid from H.C. Andersen's story The Little Mermaid. Also the entire area around the Litt…
Nanna
Nanna
New York has its Lady Liberty, Sydney its (Danish-designed) Opera House. When the world thinks of Copenhagen, chances are they're thinking o…
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The Little Mermaid
4. Amalienborg Slot

4. Amalienborg Slot

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197 local reviews
Amalienborg Slot, København
Closed now
33 92 63 00
Establishment
Robert
Beautiful castle where the royal family lives. Forms a lovely axis with the Marble church on one side and the …
Oliver
Go have a look where the Queen of Denmark lives. At Amlienborg Slot you will find beautiful architecture from …
Julia & Dean
Royal guards stand here guarding the royal family's winter home. There's a good view of the Opera house, and i…
4. Amalienborg Slot

4. Amalienborg Slot

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197 local reviews
Amalienborg Slot, København
Closed now
33 92 63 00
Robert
Robert
Beautiful castle where the royal family lives. Forms a lovely axis with the Marble church on one side and the opera house on the other. Best…
Oliver
Oliver
Go have a look where the Queen of Denmark lives. At Amlienborg Slot you will find beautiful architecture from the barok period. If you look …
Julia & Dean
Julia & Dean
Royal guards stand here guarding the royal family's winter home. There's a good view of the Opera house, and it's close to other attractions…
5. Christiania

5. Christiania

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502 local reviews
Christiania, Christiania
LocalityPolitical
Linnea
Old free hippie community. A must see! Best on a sunny day. Make sure to walk further into the area and see al…
Signe
You have to visit Christiania! Visit 'Månefiskeren' for coffe, 'Nemoland' for beer, 'Operaen' for music and 'M…
Erik
For the adventurous. Difficult to explain, but it's a fascinating cultural experience. Small strong society in…
5. Christiania

5. Christiania

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502 local reviews
Christiania, Christiania
Linnea
Linnea
Old free hippie community. A must see! Best on a sunny day. Make sure to walk further into the area and see all the creatively built houses…
Signe
Signe
You have to visit Christiania! Visit 'Månefiskeren' for coffe, 'Nemoland' for beer, 'Operaen' for music and 'Morgenstedet' for vegan food. A…
Erik
Erik
For the adventurous. Difficult to explain, but it's a fascinating cultural experience. Small strong society in opposition to the established…
6. Nyhavn

6. Nyhavn

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273 local reviews
40 Nyhavn, København
33 12 32 33
Establishment
Julie
Nyhavn - or New Harbor - is a famous old harbour situated in Copenhagen inner city. To get there just hop on t…
Katinka
Take a stroll from Nyhavn over to the waterfront, where you can walk next to the water front near old houses …
Thor
This is the old harbour of Copenhagen full of life and restaurants. This is a must see. If you follow the harb…
6. Nyhavn

6. Nyhavn

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273 local reviews
40 Nyhavn, København
33 12 32 33
Julie
Julie
Nyhavn - or New Harbor - is a famous old harbour situated in Copenhagen inner city. To get there just hop on the metro and go two stops. Fro…
Katinka
Katinka
Take a stroll from Nyhavn over to the waterfront, where you can walk next to the water front near old houses (from the 16th century), new a…
Thor
Thor
This is the old harbour of Copenhagen full of life and restaurants. This is a must see. If you follow the harbour you will also see the Oper…
7. Kastellet

7. Kastellet

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160 local reviews
68 Kastellet, København
Open now
33 11 22 33
Establishment
Nathalie
Good for walking/running and getting a great view of Copenhagen's waterside. The fortification is still guarde…
Jonas
Star-shaped park (from above) was built to protect Copenhagen in war. Take a walk, have a picnic or get a run…
Eva
Lovely old fortress turned into park/work place for the navy leading to the little Mermaid and the English chu…
7. Kastellet

7. Kastellet

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160 local reviews
68 Kastellet, København
Open now
33 11 22 33
Nathalie
Nathalie
Good for walking/running and getting a great view of Copenhagen's waterside. The fortification is still guarded and old army houses are stil…
Jonas
Jonas
Star-shaped park (from above) was built to protect Copenhagen in war. Take a walk, have a picnic or get a run. Nearby is "Langelinie" with r…
Eva
Eva
Lovely old fortress turned into park/work place for the navy leading to the little Mermaid and the English church
8. The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront

8. The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront

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3 local reviews
The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront, KBH
ParkEstablishment
Rosita
Great place to relax and is has an amazing view to the Royal Opera across the canal.
Jonas
Next to the Royal Palace and amazing view of the opera house.
Rosita
Great place to relax and is has an amazing view to the Royal Opera across the canal.
8. The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront

8. The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront

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The Amalie Garden on the Waterfront, KBH
Rosita
Rosita
Great place to relax and is has an amazing view to the Royal Opera across the canal.
Jonas
Jonas
Next to the Royal Palace and amazing view of the opera house.
Rosita
Rosita
Great place to relax and is has an amazing view to the Royal Opera across the canal.
9. Det kongelige Teater

9. Det kongelige Teater

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44 local reviews
August Bournonvilles Passage 8, 1055 København
33 69 69 33
Establishment
Stine
The Royal Theatre offers Ballet, Theater and Opera. Each art form has it own stage but this is the "original …
Katinka
The Royal Danish Theatre consists of three different houses that are all worth visiting: - The original Royal…
Sascha
Experience a unique performance by the amazing artists from the world class ballet company at the Royal Theate…
9. Det kongelige Teater

9. Det kongelige Teater

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44 local reviews
August Bournonvilles Passage 8, 1055 København
33 69 69 33
Stine
Stine
The Royal Theatre offers Ballet, Theater and Opera. Each art form has it own stage but this is the "original theatre that used to house all…
Katinka
Katinka
The Royal Danish Theatre consists of three different houses that are all worth visiting: - The original Royal Danish Theatre (Gammel Scene)…
Sascha
Sascha
Experience a unique performance by the amazing artists from the world class ballet company at the Royal Theater's Old scene, the Royal Opera…
10. Kanalrundfarten

10. Kanalrundfarten

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68 local reviews
26 Gammel Strand, Copenhagen
Open now
32 96 30 00
Establishment
Eva
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. The tour is guided in both Danish …
Adriana
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. The tour is guided in both Danish …
Lenka
It is usually a one-hour trip on the main city canals with a guide. You get to see some of the most iconic Cop…
10. Kanalrundfarten

10. Kanalrundfarten

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68 local reviews
26 Gammel Strand, Copenhagen
Open now
32 96 30 00
Eva
Eva
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. The tour is guided in both Danish and English, and some departur…
Adriana
Adriana
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. The tour is guided in both Danish and English, and some departur…
Lenka
Lenka
It is usually a one-hour trip on the main city canals with a guide. You get to see some of the most iconic Copenhagen landmarks, bridges, an…
11. Brygge broen

11. Brygge broen

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14 local reviews
Brygge broen, KBH
Route
Navid
The yellow harbour buses are a great and a cheap alternative to the official canal tours. But also a great way…
Christian
The harbour bus is a cool and cheap way to see the harbour and will take you to the parlament, the royal palac…
Joan
Waterbus that takes you to the big attractions nearby - the Royal Library, Nyhavn, the Opera etc.
11. Brygge broen

11. Brygge broen

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14 local reviews
Brygge broen, KBH
Navid
Navid
The yellow harbour buses are a great and a cheap alternative to the official canal tours. But also a great way to get to the city, seeing th…
Christian
Christian
The harbour bus is a cool and cheap way to see the harbour and will take you to the parlament, the royal palace and the opera.
Joan
Joan
Waterbus that takes you to the big attractions nearby - the Royal Library, Nyhavn, the Opera etc.
12. DFDS Canal Tours

12. DFDS Canal Tours

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32 local reviews
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Maame
After taking the harbour boat to Nyhavn, start by taking a canal tour to go around and see all the nice places…
Malou
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. During the tour, you will see: The…
Mikkel
Make sure to do a canal tour of Copenhagen. It's without doubt the best way to enjoy Copenhagen. Pick the oper…
12. DFDS Canal Tours

12. DFDS Canal Tours

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32 local reviews
Maame
Maame
After taking the harbour boat to Nyhavn, start by taking a canal tour to go around and see all the nice places from the water such as the Li…
Malou
Malou
Experience the idyllic harbours and canals of Copenhagen with a canal tour. During the tour, you will see: The Cph Opera House, Amalienborg …
Mikkel
Mikkel
Make sure to do a canal tour of Copenhagen. It's without doubt the best way to enjoy Copenhagen. Pick the operation "Nettobådene" from Nyhav…