The amusement park in the city centre was built in 1843, making it the second oldest amusement park in the world today (the oldest is Dyrehavsbakken, also Danish and located about 15 km north of Copenhagen).

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However, Copenhagen's Tivoli is not just an amusement park with rides, but also a pleasant place to relax with a pond, lots of greenery, restaurants and cafes. Copenhagen's park is named after the Italian town of Tivoli, where Roman emperors used to go for relaxation and entertainment.

Attractions for children and the adventurous

As well as traditional forms of entertainment, you'll find a rarity in the form of the oldest wooden roller coaster, the Rutschebanen, dating back to 1914. Also worth mentioning is the virtual reality roller coaster Demon, which exceeds 70 km/h in places and 4G overload.

Also popular is the 80-metre high chain carousel visible immediately after leaving Copenhagen Central Station.

However, in addition to adrenaline-pumping attractions for the adventurous, Tivoli also offers plenty for younger children or more timid visitors.

For a complete list of all attractions, visit the park's official website: tivoli.dk/en

For a walk and fireworks

However, the theme park offers not only attractions, but also a beautiful romantic park setting with plenty of shops, stalls and restaurants.

The park is particularly impressive after dark, when the local pond is illuminated by over 100,000 colourful lanterns.

Every Saturday from June to October, you can watch an impressive fireworks display at Tivoli, always at 23:30.

The Tivoli also hosts a variety of cultural events, theatre performances and concerts. For a detailed programme, visit this page of the official website.

Admission and opening hours

The Tivoli is open during the warmer months from about the end of March to October, every day from 11am. It closes at 10pm or 11pm from Sunday to Thursday, and at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

For a detailed schedule of opening times throughout the year, click here: tivoli.dk/en/praktisk/aabningstider

First you need to purchase the park entrance itself, which does not include any attractions. The prices are as follows:

  • 155 dkk - Adults and children aged 8 and over
  • 70 dkk - children aged 3 to 7 years

In order to use the attractions you must purchase a Ride Pass, which can be purchased from 169 dkk for the smallest attractions to 299 dkk for unlimited use of all available attractions.

We recommend buying tickets online on the official website, the queues for these tickets are shorter.

Accommodation at Tivoli

The park is located directly opposite the main train station, where several hotels are located. If you want an exceptional experience and don't care so much about money, stay right in the park at one of the best accommodation in Copenhagen, presented by Nimb Hotel *****.

For cheap accommodation around 100 eur per night, check out City Hotel Nebo ** or Go Hotel Saga **.

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