Shops and markets , Clothes and accessories
Strøget is a car free shopping area of Copenhagen and one of the oldest and the longest pedestrian shopping streets in Europe (1.1. km).
Until the late 19th century it was called Ruten. You will find it in the middle of the old town. It starts by the City Hall Square and ends by the Kongens Nytorv (Eng: The King’s New Square). It is not only one street area, but a collection of small streets that are reaching out from the central one. Most of the buildings here are dating back to the late 19th century, but the oldest one comes from 1616.
About 80 000 people visit Strøget every day during the high season. City’s most famous and expensive stores are located along Strøget, as well as luxury brands and department stores like Illum or Magasin du Nord.
Strøget is easily accessible by public transport with Nørreport and Kongens Nytorv metro stations around it and bus lines that are stopping by every couple of minutes.
In the middle of Strøget you will find Amagertorv (Eng: Amager Square), the most central square in Copenhagen, you will find it searching for the Stork Fountain in the middle of it. This place is popular spot for various artists and musicians entertaining people passing by. Købmagergade, one of the oldest streets of Copenhagen, connects Amagertorv to Nørreport station and if you walk this one, you will get to The Round Tower – the icon of Copenhagen.
Specially suitable for
Families with young kids (0-10)