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About Denmark

Denmark is a country located in Northern Europe.  It was founded in 12500 BC.

Denmark Travel Guide

This local travel guide below will provide you with travel information & tips to plan your trip to Denmark and find the best things to see, do and experience in Denmark even  before you arrive here.

Local Attractions

Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace

 

Frederiksborg Palace

Frederiksborg Palace

Kronborg Castle

Kronborg Castle

Nyhavn

Nyhavn

Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen Botanical Garden

Copenhagen botanical garden

Map

Facts

History [Founded in 12500 BC] • Capital [Copenhagen] • Government [Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy] • Currency [Danish Krone (DKK)] • Language [Danish] • Religion [Evangelical Lutheran, Non-religious, other Protestant and Roman Catholic, Muslim] • Electricity [230V/50Hz (European plug)] • Time Zone [230V/50Hz (European plug)] • Country Code [+45] • Internet TLD [.dk] • Emergencies [Dial 112]

Climate

Events, Festivals and Holiday

January

– New Year’s Day, January 1, Fri

March

– Maundy Thursday, March 24, Thu
– Good Friday, March 25, Fri
– Easter Monday, March 28, Mon

April

– General Prayer Day, April 22, Fri

May

– Labor Day, May 1, Sun
– Ascension Day, May 5, Thu
– Whit Monday, May 16, Mon

June

– Constitution Day, June 5, Sun

December

– Christmas Eve Day, December 24, Sat
– Christmas Day, December 25, Sun

Tipping

Restaurant – No tipping expected.
Tour Guide – No tipping expected.
Hotel –  No tipping expected.
Taxi Driver – No tipping expected.
Spas – No tipping expected.

Money & Duty Free

Currency

Danish Krone:  DKK with symbol : kr =  100 øre
Denmark Notes denominations(kr): 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000
Denmark Coins denominations(kr): 1, 2, 5, 10, 20
Denmark Coins denominations(øre): 50

Credit cards

MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Visa are widely accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants.  It is advisable to have more smaller US dollar notes for easy spending as locals prefer dollars.

ATM

ATMs are available in major towns and cities and accept cards from overseas banks such as MasterCard, Visa, Cirrus, Plus, Maestro.

Travellers cheques

Widely accepted. In Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars.

Banking hours

Mon: 0930-1700
Tue: 0930-1700
Wed: 0930-1700
Thurs: 0930-1800
Fri:  0930-1700