- Location: In Copenhagen in Denmark
- Attraction Type: Amusement Park
- Significance: World’s second oldest amusement park
- Best Time to visit: April to September
- Visiting Hours: Rides open from 11:30 am — 10 pm
- How to Reach: By road to Vesterbrogade 3, 1620 Kobenhavn V
- Nearest International Airport: Copenhagen Roskilde Airport
Tivoli Garden in Denmark is the second oldest amusement park in the world functioning since 1843. With 25 rides, the world’s tallest carousel at 80 meters, and wooden roller coasters, Tivoli Garden Amusement Park is a tempting place to visit. Remains open from 1st week of April to the 3rd week of September, this pleasure park in Copenhagen assures of exhilarant activities throughout the day. In addition to being the finest pleasure park for all ages, this place is also the venue of concerts, operas, and hot air balloon rides.
Tivoli Amusement Park Rides
All rides in Tivoli Garden begin from 1st May every year. Their roller-coaster ride, ‘the demon’, with a height of over 20 meters and three impossible loops, is inexplicable. What began as a gentle hill slope ride gradually evolved into one of the most thrilling and sought after rides. Some ride for the pure thrill of it and others for overcoming their fear, which gives an excitement of a challenge. Whatever be the reason, a roller coaster ride is always a test for your adrenalin.
From Monday to Thursday the roller coaster operates from 2 pm to 10:50 pm, on Friday from 2 pm to 11:50 pm, on Saturday from 11:30 am to 11:50 pm and on Sunday from 11:30 am to 10:50 pm.
The Nautilus is an adventure fun ride to the sea bottom through steam, fog, and water. A giant octopus is there to cause hindrance to your undersea journey. From Monday to Thursday Nautilus rides take place from 11:30 am to 9:50 pm, on Friday and Saturday between 11:30 am and 10:50 pm, and on Sunday from 11:30 am till 9:50 pm.
Tivoli Garden Music & Entertainment
Tivoli Garden Aquarium with coral reef, rays and sharks, and nearly 1600 fish species is Europe’s longest. This aquarium is on the ground floor of the Concert Hall building. The Concert Hall, designed by Frits Schlegel and Hans Hansen, was completed in 1956 as the most updated and largest in this part of Europe. Entertaining concerts both rock and classical varieties are held regularly.
Another noteworthy sight at the Tivoli Garden Amusement Park in Copenhagen is the Tivoli Boys Guards who keep a watch over the premises’ monuments and buildings on festival days. Attired in a white pair of trousers, a red coat with a skin hat, they are a group of about 100, between 9 and 16 years of age. During their stint as Tivoli Boys Guard, these boys receive extensive lessons in music, and many become professionals.
Accommodation and Dining
For visiting Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park you need to stay in Copenhagen. In this capital city of Denmark, you could select your hotel as per your preferences. The top-end hotels in Copenhagen include Hotel d’Angleterre, Radisson SAS Royal, Phoenix Copenhagen, and Le Meridien Palace Hotel. For mid-range accommodation, you could select among Scandic Copenhagen, Kong Frederik, Hotel Skt. Petri, and 71 Nyhavn. In the comfort range Ascot Hotel, Copenhagen Strand, Hotel 27, and Hotel Fox are the notable ones.
Gourmets can have a gala time in Copenhagen as there are restaurants specializing in recipes from all parts of the globe. Pierre Andre is a specialty French restaurant, while in NOMA you could enjoy the most delicious Scandinavian recipes. For Continental delicacies Mad Refund in the perfect place to go, and in Godt, you might savor the finest International dishes. Era Ora specializes in Italian food and Umami in Asian fare.