Food, Culture & Shopping
Although Copenhagen is a small city it is worth knowing where to go and what to see. Some guidance can make it easier not to miss the must-sees and find the hidden gems. So if you need an alternative guide to Copenhagen - this one is written by the people that work at Hotel Christian IV. We live in the city, use the city and know it well. You can find our downloadable and printable pdf guides below.
If you love food, Copenhagen is the perfect destination for an extended weekend. The food scene in Copenhagen is extraordinary and the variety and options keep expanding.
You can find anything from small cozy local restaurants, to high-end restaurants that delivers a gourmet experience. So whether you are on a budget or michelin-star craving, you will find it here. Lately the food market trend has hit Copenhagen. Pay them a visit and you are in for a treat.
Download our personal food guide to Copenhagen
The history of Copenhagen goes back to the 8th century although the first written documentation of our city is from the 12th century when Absalon build his castle. We are a nation of proud people and we will gladly share our favorite places in the city. There are a variety of museums in Copenhagen and many of them have free entrance. When staying with us you are smack in the middle of it all. Many of our best museums are right in our neighboorhood.
Is shopping your kind of exercise? Then Copenhagen will make you sweat! Denmark is known for minimalistic and sophisticated design - both concerning clothing and interior design. Danish brands such as Royal Copenhagen, Lego, Georg Jensen, Ganni and Mads Nørgaard all have flagship stores located in the heart of Copenhagen - only a few minutes away from the hotel. You will of course find all the international brands as well. Consider bringing an extra suitcase!
Download our shopping map of Copenhagen
Choose your interests and must-sees and create your personal walking route of the city. Our location is the starting point so anything can be added to the list. Create your personal Sightseeing Guide here.