Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Frederiksberg, Denmark, Europe

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Frederiksberg, Denmark, Europe

Frederiksberg is a town in the Frederiksberg Municipality in Region Hovedstaden of Denmark and is also considered as the district of Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. It encompasses many major tourist attractions and transportation centers of Copenhagen including Copenhagen Zoo, the stations of Copenhagen Metro and Copenhagen S-train system.


Geography of Frederiksberg:

Frederiksberg coordinates with 55°40′ N latitude and 12°32′ E longitude, covering an area of 8.7 sq. km. and is situated about 5 km away from the downtown Copenhagen.


History of Frederiksberg:

Frederiksberg was earlier known as Tuleho and the present name was given by King Frederik IV who initially constructed a fortress on top of the Valby Bakke hill and named the fortress Frederichs Berg and changed the town name as Frederiksberg. Presently, it houses many large residential houses and well maintained beautiful parks.


How to reach Frederiksberg?

Copenhagen Airport is the airport serving entire Copenhagen including Frederiksberg and is located around 15 km away from the heart of Frederiksberg, operating flights to Paris, Milan, Amsterdam, London, Moscow, Berlin, Dublin, Glasgow, Madrid and other major European cities.

There are regular metro trains plying between the downtown Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. Also tourists can use taxi or bus or rental car or bike for local travel and to reach tourist destinations and airport. Advance booking is preferred.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Frederiksberg:

Frederiksberg houses many renowned exhibition centers such as Camp X Theatre, the Betty Nansen Theater and Forum.

Some shopping options in Frederiksberg are listed below:

  • Frederiksberg Centeret
  • Frederiksberg Fleamarket
  • Can Gallery
  • Royal Copenhagen Factory Outlet

To taste quality food, tourists can reach following food corners:

  • Cafe Sokkelund
  • Hansens Old Family Garden
  • Krogers Family Garden
  • La Fiesta Mexicana


Things to do in Frederiksberg:

Visit parks, museums, art galleries and zoo.


Places to see in Frederiksberg:


Frederiksberg Palace:

Frederiksberg Palace was constructed in 1699 as a royal residence and currently it is devoted to the Royal Danish Army Officers Academy. There are tours conducted to Frederiksberg Palace on the each month’s first Saturdays at 11am and 1pm.


Copenhagen Zoo:

Established in 1859, Copenhagen Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Europe, located at Roskildevej 32 in Frederiksberg. It is open for visitors from 9AM-4PM (weekdays), 9AM-6PM (weekends) and 9AM-9PM (during peak season).Tourists can taste typical traditional delicacies in restaurant within the zoo.


Frederiksberg Park:

Frederiksberg Park or Frederiksberg Have features a very attractive landscape covering an area of 31.7 hectares. It was established in 1699 and is open for tourists throughout the year. It is a very nice site and must see.


List of other places of interest in Frederiksberg includes:

  • City Hall (Radhuset)
  • Storm P. Museum
  • Cisternerne
  • Revymuseet
  • The Bakkehus Museum
  • Mostings Hus
  • Haveselskabets Have
  • Det Biovidenskabelige Fakultets Have
  • Svendsens Badfart
  • Camp X Theatre
  • The Betty Nansen Theater
  • University of Copenhagen Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Frederiksberg Hospital
  • Frederiksberg Town Hall
  • Copenhagen Business School


Ideal time to visit Frederiksberg:

Throughout the year is best, especially summer months are ideal to trip Frederiksberg.


Where to stay in Frederiksberg?

Frederiksberg covers many reputed hotels of Copenhagen, generally budget hotels price start from 400 Kr for single room, in mid range hotels – from 700 Kr per single and in high end hotels – from 745 Kr/single. The prominent hotels in Frederiksberg are listed below:

  • Radisson Blu Falconer Hotel & Conference Center
  • Avenue Hotel Copenhagen
  • Hotel CABINN Scandinavia
  • Hotel Cabin Express
  • Hotel Memory
  • Hotel Euroglobe
  • Hotel Josty
  • Copenhagen Admiral Hotel
  • Carlton Hotel Guldsmeden
  • Clarion Collection Neptun Hotel
  • Hotel Christian IV
  • AXEL Hotel Guldsmeden
  • Somandshjemmet Bethel
  • Hotel D’Angleterre
  • Bella Sky Comwell

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