Copenhagen is filled with interesting sights. A lot of them has been in the city for centuries already. The city is constantly in development, and so is the sightseeing catalog. Here follows some of the newest and upcoming sights that Copenhagen and Denmark has to offer.

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Waste-to-energy plant with multiple purposes

Copenhagen is set to open its first all-year 180-metre ski slope on the swerving roof of the city’s new waste-to-energy incinerator. One of the world’s largest artificial ski slopes, the facility will also feature the world’s tallest artificial climbing range. Ski-lifts will take you to the top where you also find a café. The ski facility will be managed by a group of different operators. In addition, the facility will have a piste-top restaurant operated by SKANK and a Juicy Café.


The new home of the Danish Architecture Center combined with a conference centre and offices for urban design

BLOX is both a new destination and a new building housing a range of creative and cultural institutions as well as a conference centre. The waterfront building will house The Danish Architecture Centre’s exhibitions and BLOXHUB – an interdisciplinary innovation environment for sustainable development. BLOX is built and funded by the philanthropic association Realdania. Designed by the world-famous Dutch firm OMA under the leadership of Partner/Director Ellen van Loon.

Panda habitat in Copenhagen Zoo

Designed by Bjarke Ingels

Copenhagen Zoo is set to join only five other zoos in Europe home to great Chinese pandas. The new yin-yang shaped enclosure designed by Danish star architect Bjarke Ingels (BIG), offers multiple walkways.

Treetop Walkways at Gisselfeld Manor

The once royal estate of Gisselfeld Manor on Zealand recently opened 600 meters of treetop walkways including a spiralling walkway tower offering sweeping woodland views. The project is part of the adventure and treetop climbing company Camp Adventure.

New Danish Natural History Museum

The new museum, of which 30,000m2 will be located under Copenhagen’s Botanical Garden, will be home to the world’s largest Arctic collection, including some of the oldest meteorites on the planet. Designed by Lundgaard & Tranberg, the museum is set for completion in 2022. Exhibition design will be by Tinker of the Netherlands.