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Markets / Specialties
Torvehallerne is a food market place where you will find around 70 stands focused on diversity, taste and quality. All of them have the focus and respect for raw materials, starting from fresh meat and fish, ending on chocolate specialities, all of that you will find at Torvehallerne.
Tiny table areas to take a break and get a bite of the goodness you just purchased, makes the place even more enjoyable! There is a seating area outside as well.
Torvehallerne consist of 2 halls, between them you will find vegetables, fruits and flower market. It is popular meeting place for locals and foreigners, some of them do their daily grocery shopping at Torvehallerne, others are meeting for a delicious cup of coffee or lunch. Tourists stop by checking how fantastic food market can be and most of them want to come back, because the quality of food is top here.
Torvehallerne are organising plenty of events, check their website for more information and dates.
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.
Others / Warehouses
Denmark is the home of LEGO and during your visit in Copenhagen you must visit flagship LEGO Store located in the heart of the city, on Strøget. Here, you will find wide range of products and sets that are not available elsewhere. Your favourite classics of colourful plastic bricks will be here too.
This LEGO store is divided into three areas. There is a ‘Pick-A-Brick-Wall’ where you can buy specific bricks and other elements that you might be missing or simply you would like to create your own set of LEGO. The ‘Living Room’ is an interactive play area, located just in the centre of the store, where you can play, build and just be creative with cool products. The last one is called ‘Brand Ribbon’ and is telling the story about the company, but not only that. Here, you can see LEGO models displays, like for example one that is representing Copenhagen.
To visit the LEGO store is an experience for kids and adults as well. Kids will be able to spend some hours here :-)
We all love LEGO!
Clothes and accessories
Fisketorvet is a shopping centre located on the Kalvebod Brygge waterfront.
The shopping centre takes its name after Copenhagen's old fish market which was located at the site from 1958 until 1999 when it moved to new premises in the North Harbour.
With 120 stores, making it Denmark's third largest shopping centre.