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A weekend in Copenhagen

I've been in many places in Europe and almost in all Scandinavian countries. Except Denmark. And as it turned out I've had one of my best friends living right in the capital of Denmark - Copenhagen. So it was time to throw them a visit.

Beautiful sunrise in Riga airport

Our trip began with a beautiful sunrise in Riga airport.

Beautiful day in Copenhagen

It was a beautiful sunny day.

cold day in Copenhagen

The temperature was just about -3 degrees, although it felt like -20.

Bicycles in Copenhagen

Despite the cold you can see bicycles everywhere.

Strong winds in Copenhagen

Denmark is a very windy country. You can see how strong the winds are.

Toilets in Copenhagen

Pretty cool toilets right behind the add box.

Traffic lights in Copenhagen

Interesting traffic lights. How do they drive here? :)

Nyhavn in Copenhagen

Probably the most popular place in Copenhagen - Nyhavn.

Nyhavn restaurant in Copenhagen

Fish restaurant in Nyhavn.

Nyhavn in Copenhagen

We were lucky to witness such a beautiful weather.

Nyhavn  in Copenhagen

Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nyhavn in Copenhagen

Nyhavn is a 17th century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen.

Historical wooden ships in Copenhagen

Serving as a "heritage harbour", the canal has many historical wooden ships.

Nyhavn buildings

It is lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants.

Nyhavn in Copenhagen

Indeed it looks pretty awesome.

The Memorial Anchor in Copenhagen

The Memorial Anchor at the end of Nyhavn.

The Marble Church in Copenhagen

Frederik's Church, popularly known as The Marble Church for its architecture.

Evangelical Lutheran church in Copenhagen

This is a Evangelical Lutheran church.

Statue of Frederick V in Copenhagen

Statue of Frederick V by Jacques François Joseph Saly.

Royal Guard in Frederick VIII's Palace

Royal Guard in Frederick VIII's Palace in Amalienborg.

Amalienborg palace Copenhagen

Amalienborg palace and the Marble Church seen with the Amalie Garden in the foreground, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Copenhagen Opera House

Copenhagen Opera House

Copenhagen garden

Beautiful garden by the channel.

Copenhagen statue of Michelangelo's David

Copenhagen statue of Michelangelo's David.

Submarine and a navy ship by the river bank

Submarine and a navy ship by the river bank.

Copenhagen bench

Nice place to sit and admire the view.

We were here - in Copenhagen

We were here - in Copenhagen.

Steaming bulls statue in Copenhagen

Steaming bulls statue.

Churchill Park in Copenhagen

Churchillparken is a public park in Copenhagen. It received its current name in 1965 to commemorate Winston Churchill and the British assistance in the liberation of Denmark during World War II.

how to prevent windscreen whippers from freezing

Very interesting way to prevent windscreen whippers from freezing to the windshield.

The Little Mermaid statue Copenhagen

The Little Mermaid statue. We didn't reach the real statue so I took a photo of the souvenir.

Traffic light in Copenhagen

Another unique traffic light.

Basketball in Copenhagen

Kids are playing basketball despite the snow.

Winter park in Copenhagen

Beautiful view on winter park.

Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen

Rosenborg Castle - a renaissance castle located in Copenhagen.

Metro ticket check in Copenhagen

Metro ticket check. Very stylish.

Trains in Copenhagen

The widest and largest trains I've ever seen here.

Trains in Copenhagen

They can easily fit a bicycle without taking lots of space.

Copenhagen lego store

Lego world. Quite inspiring.

Copenhagen lego store

Most of the figures are much larger than I am.

Copenhagen huge fish store

Found a huge fish as well :)

Coin machine in Copenhagen

Very interesting machine for paying with coins.

Copenhagen elves

As a real Scandinavian country they all believe in Elves.

Thermometer in Copenhagen

Very interesting idea to display a temperature on a building.

strange sign in Copenhagen

I've no idea what this sign means.

Christiania town

Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34 hectares in the borough of Christianshavn in the Danish capital Copenhagen. As you can see it is STRICTLY forbidden to take pictures there because of the light drugs selling politics.

No photos in Christiania.

No photos signs absolutely everywhere.

Copenhagen Christiania weed hash

The main street is called the Pusher Street which is famous for selling hash and skunk weed.

Copenhagen, Christiania

This is like a country in a country with its own laws.

Copenhagen, Christiania cafe

Christiania is a very unique and interesting place to visit and see. It's free of charge as long as you obey the rules. This is an entrance to the cafe.

Copenhagen, Christiania, drugs

DEspite that everyone is smoking weed here you can find signs like this one.

Copenhagen, Christiania flowers

Every vase has only two flowers in it.

Copenhagen, Christiania machine gun

The huge guy in the corner is really choosing a machine gun to buy. He was sitting with a serious face there for 20 minutes before leaving. Kind of creepy.

Copenhagen, Christiania hash weed

Interesting audience. Everybody are making hash cigarettes and weed.

Copenhagen, toilets in Christiania

Very interesting toilet with glass walls.

Copenhagen, space cookie in Christiania

And here is a small souvenir from Christiania - a space cookie. It was interesting experience and not as crazy as we thought it would be. :)

Copenhagen, weed, Christiania

And here is some weed. It was interesting to whiteness the whole process of making it.

Copenhagen, Christiania

The whole district it totally urban style.

Statue in Christiania

No idea what this statue might represent.

Copenhagen, Tobacco industry kills people

Tobacco industry kills people sign.

People getting high in Christiania

You can see people getting really high here.

Dead end in Christiania

Dead end.

Cafe in Christiania

Another cafe.

Market in Christiania

Main market with different stuff, crap and souvenirs.

Mural in Christiania

Mural in Christiania.

The flag of Christiania

The flag of Christiania is a red banner with three yellow discs representing the dots in the "i"s in "Christiania". The colours were supposedly chosen because when the original squatters took over the former military base, they reportedly found a large amount of red and yellow paint.

You are now entering the EU written on the exit of Christiania

"You are now entering the EU" written on the exit of Christiania.

A wall around Christiania

A wall around Christiania.

A unicorn statue in Copenhagen

A unicorn statue.

Red square in Copenhagen

Red square in Copenhagen.

Historical museum in Copenhagen

The main hall. Really gorgeous.

Ancient coins in Copenhagen

Ancient coins.

Historical museum in Copenhagen

No doors is the answer.

Historial museum in Copenhagen

Very cool idea for the chairs.

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