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Five things that will make Copenhagen even more amazing in 2019

Gastronomy, design and green solutions are some of the reasons Lonely Planet has named Copenhagen the world’s top city to visit in 2019. And the Danish capital has even more up its sleeve. Here are a few of the new things that will make Copenhagen even more amazing in 2019.

Foto: CopenHill.

CopenHill – a waste-to-energy plant with a ski slope

Waste and skiing will go hand in hand when CopenHill ski slope opens on the roof of Copenhagen’s new waste to energy plant in spring. Amager Bakke, a BIG designed plant will convert waste into district heating inside, while outside, CopenHill recreation area will be open to runners, walkers, skiers and snowboarders. Keen skiers can look forward to a slalom run, freestyle park, red/black, green and blue pistes plus a child zone, ski lift and après ski, all year round.

CopenHill

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More metro – Cityringen nearing completion

This summer, Copenhagen will be an even more beautiful and far more accessible city. The new Cityringen will then open with 17 new metro stations and put an end to several years of construction disruption. Cityringen is the biggest construction project in Copenhagen since Christianshavn was developed in the 17th Century and when Cityringen is completed, it will be easier and more convenient than ever to get around the city. Not to mention that the metro system is the most sustainable from of transport, other than cycling and walking.

Metro

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Reffen expanding

The old shipbuilding island of Refshaleøen is set to become one of the most innovative districts in Copenhagen this summer with Copenhagen Contemporary, experimental container homes, street food and the launch of the Reffen complex. Reffen is getting ready for the new season and the opening of Maskinværkstedet, a 1,000 m2 hall with permanent kitchens, seating for 1,150 guests and an outdoor terrace that gets sun all day. Reffen reopens in spring 2019.

Reffen

Refshalevej 167

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If Carlsberg did hotels....

Gold discs the size of beer barrels, luxurious roof top restaurant and an utterly unique location hallmark Ottilia, the first hotel in Carlsbergbyen. It is a Brøchner Hotels development, designed by Arkitema, who have converted former Carlsberg brewery buildings into a very promising looking hotel. Brøchner Hotels are namely also behind the SP34 hotel, that won a European Design Award in 2015, made the Condé Nast Travelers hot list that same year and was also named Best Urban Hotel in 2014.

Hotel Ottilia

Bryggernes plads 7, København

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Boltens food court

Food markets are springing up all round Copenhagen and the latest to open in the new year is just a stone’s throw from Kongens Nytorv. Boltens Food Court is located in the atmospheric, heritage listed Baron Boltens Gård dating from 1767. There are 19 different food outlets, including traditional Danish food, pulled duck burgers, Spanish churros, Brazilian BBQ, Latin American vegan dishes and Greek gyros.

Boltens Food Court

Gothersgade 8

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