Join the Fanatic riders Paulina Herpel, Phine Scheibe and Kai-Nicolas Steimer exploring Denmark’s capital city on their Fanatic inflatable SUPs. Even the Little Mermaid looks curious:
7 Fun Facts About Copenhagen | The Happiest City In The World
Welcome to Copenhagen – one of the most exciting & healthiest cities in the world! This historic city is globally ranked as the world’s happiest city by the ‘World Happiness Report’ of 2013, compiled in New York by Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Copenhagen frequently tops the charts as one of the best places to live as well!
In addition to being a great place to live, Copenhagen boasts some pretty notable and beautiful historic landmarks. Kronborg Castle, better known as Hamlet’s castle, is widely considered the most famous Danish fortress and is a UNESCO World Heritage site, not to mention just an overall gorgeous castle.
The bronze statue of ‘The Little Mermaid’ pictured in this video, is one of Copenhagen’s most famous landmarks and was given to the city by Danish brewer Carl Jacobsen after he saw a ballet based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen in 1837.
If you happen to have the shopping bug then you are in luck! Just head of to Stroget Street which is Copenhagen’s most famous shopping area where you can shop high-end brands completely tax free!
After a bit of shopping you may want a change of scenery and pace! Just head over to Tivoli Gardens, the world’s second oldest amusement park and Denmark’s most popular attraction. You can spend a couple hours strolling through beautiful flower gardens, eating mouthwatering food at the pavilions and riding the 720 meter long roller coaster…maybe not in that order.
Copenhagen’s people are very health and environmentally conscience with nearly 55% of the workforce riding their bikes to and from work. The city streets are dominated by bike paths, bike parking and they even have a special traffic light for bikers.
At night you can kick back and watch the stars in the iconic Rundetaarn (Round Tower) which was built in 1642 and is the oldest working observatory in Europe.