Right Around the Corner
When staying at Copenhagen Admiral Hotel, many of the city’s main attractions are just around the corner. They include e.g. The Royal Palace, where at 12 P.M. there is a changing of the guards. It’s performed in different variations and the most extensive takes place when the Queen is at the palace – and is called ‘Kongevagt’ (The King shift). Kongevagt starts with a parade from the barracks in Gothersgade at 11.27 A.M., and from there they march and pass the Round Tower and Kongens Nytorv to name a few sights, with full music from the drum corps. At 12 P.M., they march into the palace square, where the retiring guard hands over the incoming guard, the flag – a great experience for locals and tourists alike.
In addition, the Little Mermaid from H.C. Andersen’s fairytales, which is one of Denmark’s most famous sights, is within walking distance from the hotel. Here you can stroll along the water, past Toldboden, The Gefion Fountain and the beautiful Citadel, which is Northern Europe’s best-preserved fortress from the 17th century.
You will also find classics such as Nyhavn, the Royal Danish Opera and the Royal Playhouse, all of which offer cozy surroundings and citylife.