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Hovedbanegården

Hovedbanegården
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Type of Attraction
Buildings & Monuments, Shopping Areas & Stores
Neighborhood
Downtown
Interests That Apply
Engineering, Math, Local Culture, Shopping, Architecture, Technology
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Mobility Obstacles: Busy/High traffic
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Dinner Lunch Breakfast
Restrooms: Available
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Hovedbanegården

Central Station

Centre of all Train Traffic in Denmark



Address: Phone:
Banegårdspladsen 1
Copenhagen, 1570
+45 3314 0400

Description

Hovedbanegården, the Grand Central Station, is the centre for all train traffic in Copenhagen as well as Denmark. From Central Station, you are able to travel to the forest as well as the beaches with the S-train. You will also find departures to most of the bigger cities of Europe, on ordinary trains. In 1911, the Central Station moved to its present location on Vesterbrogade, just across the road from Tivoli. The man behind this grand building was DSB's chief architect Henrik Wench. At the beginning of the 1990s, several fancy shops and cafés opened up in the arrival and departure hall, which lead to the creation of the shopping centre Hovedbanen. The ambience is very relaxed at Central Station, at any time of the day or year, with all kinds of people. Even the Royal Family have their own apartment at the Central Station, where they wait for their train to depart. There is a clock just inside the entrance; many people make arrangements to meet 'under the clock'.






Times & Dates

Open Hours: 4:30am-2am daily
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free
Payment Types: VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX, DINERS

Exposure

Indoor with no climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Best Modes of Transportation: Bus Train Walking
Notes: Most trains and buses pass here. As it is situated right in the heart of the city, it is very easy to walk to.
Parking Availability: Limited


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