Best photoshoot spots in Copenhagen

Explore Copenhagen’s Top 10 Photoshoot spots with Cedric D. Vincent Photography


Planning a photoshoot in Copenhagen? Allow me to guide you through the city’s most captivating locations, each offering its own unique charm and beauty. As a local photographer dedicated to capturing the essence of Copenhagen, I’ve curated a list of the top 10 photoshoot spots to inspire your creativity. Let’s dive in!

1

Nyhavn

Nyhavn 1-71
1051 København K

  • Avoid peak hours as it gets very crowded
  • Watch out for the bicycle lanes
  • It is as beautiful during the day as it is during the evening


With its vibrant colors and historic allure, Nyhavn is a photographer’s paradise. Easily accessible by metro or a leisurely stroll from the city center, this iconic waterfront district promises endless photo opportunities. Its colorful buildings, picturesque canal, and lively atmosphere make it an excellent backdrop for stunning photos.


2

Magstræde

Magstræde
1204 København

  • Hidden gem
  • Quiet
  • Colorful houses


Step back in time and explore the picturesque charm of Magstræde Street. This cobblestone thoroughfare is lined with colorful buildings and quaint cafes, offering a glimpse into Copenhagen’s rich history. Accessible by bus or a scenic walk from the city center.


3

Tivoli Gardens

Vesterbrogade 3
1630 København V

  • Entrance fee
  • Lots of fun and photo opportunities
  • Central location


Experience the magic of Tivoli Gardens, where enchanting rides and colorful attractions set the stage for memorable photographs. Accessible by train, bus, or a leisurely stroll from the city center.


4

Rosenborg Castle / King’s Garden

Øster Voldgade 4A
1307 København

  • Crowded in the summer
  • Most beautiful in Fall
  • The garden has opening hours


Find serenity amidst the lush greenery of Rosenborg Castle Garden. Accessible by bus or a short walk from Nørreport Station, this tranquil oasis provides a stunning backdrop for your photoshoot with the castle in the back


5

Marble church / Frederik’s church 

Frederiksgade 4
1265 København K

  • Free entrance to see interior
  • Can be crowded at times


The Marble Church, also known as Frederik’s Church, stands as a timeless symbol of elegance and grandeur in Copenhagen. With its majestic dome, intricate marble façade, and stunning interior, the Marble Church offers a captivating backdrop for photoshoots.


6

Botanical Garden

Gothersgade 128
1353 København K

  • Entrance fee for Palmhouse
  • Central location


Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature at the Botanical Garden, home to a diverse array of plant species. The Palmhouse is also beautiful if you would like more of a tropical setting. Accessible by bus or a short walk from Nørreport Station, this verdant sanctuary is perfect for capturing tranquil moments.


7

Superkilen Park / Nørrebro

Nørrebrogade 210
2200 København

  • Artsy neighborhood
  • Central location


Discover the vibrant diversity of Copenhagen’s neighborhoods at Superkilen Park in Nørrebro, where art and culture converge in a dynamic urban space. Accessible by metro or a short walk from Nørrebro Station, this lively park is brimming with photo opportunities.


8

The Round Tower

Købmagergade 52A
1150 København

  • Entrance fee
  • Rooftop 360 view
  • Central location


The Round Tower is a unique and historic landmark that offers a stunning 360-degree view of the city. Climb to the top for a breathtaking view of Copenhagen, or use the tower itself as a backdrop for your photoshoot.


9

Grundtvig Church

På Bjerget 14 B
2400 København NV

  • Beautiful architecture
  • No entrance fee
  • Accessible by bus from city centre


Experience architectural splendor at Grundtvig Church, a masterpiece of Scandinavian design. Accessible by bus or a short drive from the city center, this awe-inspiring church offers a dramatic backdrop for your photoshoot.


10

Amager Strandpark 

Amager Strandvej
2300 København S

  • Very crowded in summer, but quiet otherwise
  • Golden hour is best during sunrise


For a more natural and scenic backdrop, head to Amager Beach Park. This beautiful park offers stunning views of the sea and the nearby wind turbines, as well as plenty of open space for a photoshoot.


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Bonus: Royal Library’s Garden

Christianborg Palace
Proviantpassagen 1
1218 København

  • Hidden gem
  • Central location


The Garden of The Royal Library is a hidden gem awaiting discovery by photography enthusiasts. With its tranquil atmosphere, lush greenery, and charming water features, this picturesque garden provides an idyllic setting for photoshoots. Whether you’re seeking a romantic backdrop for engagement portraits or a serene environment for family photographs, The Garden of The Royal Library offers a timeless elegance that is sure to elevate any photo session.



Ready to embark on your photoshoot adventure in Copenhagen? With these top 10 locations and easy transportation options, you’ll be well-equipped to capture unforgettable moments in the heart of Denmark’s capital city.

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