In the centre of Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens is an amusement park for all ages, offering a fun break from the city streets and drawing people in to enjoy some of the best, most thrilling rides in Europe. For adrenaline seekers, families, or people just wanting to relax this park has it all, including scary roller coasters, fairy-tale scenes and beautiful, natural gardens. Tivoli Gardens is also a central hub of the community, hosting concerts and festivals in its stunning outside areas and putting on shows and performances during the holiday season.
The most popular ride in the park is the oldest.The Rutschebanen is a wooden Roller Coaster that has been in the Tivoli Gardens for 100 years and is perfect for those who enjoy a touch of nostalgia. The Vertigo is possibly the scariest ride, going at 100 kilometres per hour and turning thrill seekers upside down, awarded the best ride in Europe in 2014. For those searching for a more relaxing time, there are lush gardens to stroll through, musicals to watch at the Concert Hall or fine dining to enjoy at the various international restaurants. Tivoli Gardens is more than its rides, as the atmosphere of the place is captivating and best enjoyed in the evening when the activity of the day is fading with firework displays reminding guests of a scene from a Disney film.
In the centre of Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens in not far from the central station and the city hall, making it easily accessible. Various bus routes go directly to the location and getting the S-train to København H is another straightforward option.
Founded in 1843, Tivoli Gardens has always been a popular venue for locals and tourists alike.Indeed, Hans Christian Anderson and Walt Disney visited the park, who both declared their love for the distinct fairy-tale atmosphere. The design included a variety of different buildings and attractions, mixing architecture and culture, from Asian-style to a small old-fashioned railway system. The whole place is made for its magical effects with firework displays specifically designed to be seen reflected in the lake.