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One day in Copenhagen

We have from morning until about 5:00 pm in Copenhagen. What are the must sees?

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So little time!

I would highly recommend a canal tour to see many of the main sights of the city. Departs from either Gammel Strand or Nyhavn.

Spend some time walking around Nyhavn.

Find a traditional danish restaurant serving smorrebrod sandwiches (and if you want to go local herrings and Danish acquavit). A favorite is Restaurant Schonnemanns.

Don't waste time at the Little Mermaid.

Resolve to come back and spend more time!

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Are you by any chance on a cruise? If so, be sure to get Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports. He has all the tips you will need for a short visit, including prioritizing sights and getting between them.

If you're not on a cruise, or just want a preview of the book, here's his Copenhagen page; click "At A Glance" for his recommended highlights: