Tivoli Gardens: Copenhagen for fun

A fairytale park, in my opinion, the best Luna park in the world, Tivoli Gardens is the most visited attraction in CopenaghenCopenhagen is a wonderful city, full of life and colors, it is worth visiting in winter as in summer. The park opened on 15 August 1843 and is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the world.


Tivoli Gardens
Tivoli Gardens


Where: Tivoli A/S Vesterbrogade 3 1630 København V 33151001

  • Bus stop: check on maps
  • Metro: Rådhuspladsen stop
  • Train: Københavns Hovedbanegård station

Open: Depends on the season. Check the opening hours.

Admission fees:  Mon – fri 135 DKK (18€) / Sat – sun 145 DKK (19,5€) / 2-days entrance 220 DKK (30€)

The entrance ticket is valid for one guest in the valid period. The entrance ticket does not give access to Tivoli’s rides. You must use one ticket per guest per visit. The entrance ticket for Mondays to Fridays is not valid on Saturdays and Sundays.

Where to sleep: there is a hotel inside the park, The Nimb hotel (5* hotel). Fairy tales are ever-present in Nimb’s 38 uniquely decorated rooms and suites. An exclusive boutique hotel like no other in the world and yet homely, intimate, and magnificent all at the same time.


The Nimb hotel
The Nimb hotel 


The park is best known for its wooden roller coaster, Rutschebanen, or as some people call it, Bjergbanen.  It is one of the world’s oldest wooden roller coasters that is still operating today.

Another roller coaster, The Demon, features an Immelmann loop, a vertical loop, and a zero-G roll all during the ride time of just one minute and forty-six seconds.

Three beautiful carousels, The Lighthouse – air carousel that opened in 2010, and the The Classic Carousel, The Music Carousel and The Wood Carousel. 


The Classic Carousel
The Classic Carousel

Other attractions:

  • The Pantomime Theater has free pantomime shows.
  • Tivoli Festival – takes place from 14 May to 8 September and features more than 50 different events that include opera shows, symphony concerts, chamber music, pop and rock artists, and much more.
  • The Concert Hall – there has been a concert hall at the park since day one; the current concert hall was built in 1956 and seats 1660 guests. It was renovated in 1985 and the Rotunda was added then. Extra charge music concerts and shows.
  • The Glass Hall Theater – the current Glass Hall was built in 1946, following the destruction of the old one in 1944 during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. the hall features all kinds of music events as well as theater shows for kids. Extra charge.
  • Promenade Pavilion – occasionally music performances throughout the year and special events.


Christmas in Tivoli
Christmas in Tivoli


For Christmas in Tivoli, we light up the dark with beautiful decorations everywhere. True to tradition, you can stroll about exploring the many Christmas stalls and watch as the Tivoli Youth Guard’s illuminated parades march by. It’s an amazing period to visit Tivoli, check more information. From 13 Nov to 3 Jan.

The Gardens in Halloween are decked out in warm colors, so go exploring among the friendly ghosts, spiders, scarecrows, and over 20,000 pumpkins that provide the setting for Tivoli’s atmospheric autumn season. Buy Halloween decorations and autumn goodies from the stalls, be entranced by the beautiful lights, and join us as we search for this year’s biggest giant pumpkin. From 1o Oct to 1 Nov.



Spring is in the air and yellow daffodils, fuzzy Easter lambs, and fresh green tree buds await you in Tivoli this Easter season. You can look forward to an Easter with plenty of fun and entertainment for the whole family. From 13 Nov to 3 Jan.

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