By Linda Carter
Not far from the Langelinje Pier where some cruise ships docks, you will find the little mermaid statue. The sculpture turned 100 on 8/23/2013.
From Langelinje Pier the walk to town is a pleasant stroll, about 30 minutes, or you can take bus 26. If you are docked at the Freeport Terminal take local bus 26 to downtown, you will need the local currency, the krone.
The Nyhavn once a seaport, is now lined with outdoor cafes, and restaurants, perfect to take a break.
The famous amusement part Tivoli is located in downtown Copenhagen
The capital of Denmark, it is also home to the royal family. You may see the royal family going about their daily routine during your visit
There is so much to discover, one trip will have you wanting to come back for more.
The walk from the cruise pier to town:
As you stroll from the cruise ship to town you will pass many of Copenhagen's top sites.
Start with the Little Mermaid Statue. Along the way you will pass green spaces and flowers.
Explore one of the best preserved star fortresses in Northern Europe, known as the Kastellet. Beautiful stone Holmen Church from 1641 featuring a fountain lets you know you have arrived at the city.
A World War Two Museum known as the Museum of Danish Resistence
Next you will pass the Amalienborg Palace and just off the main road, The Marble Church.
As you continue to stroll you will reach the Nyhavn, and finally City Hall and Tivoli. The total distance from the cruise ship at Langolinje Pier to City Hall is approximately 3.5km.