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Tivoli Gardens (Summer Season) in Copenhagen

The oldest amusement park in the world invites for some of the most magical and nostalgic rides of all times, and lots of other exciting adventures

Tivoli Gardens (Summer Season)
Tivoli Gardens (Summer Season)
Tivoli Gardens (Summer Season)
Tivoli Gardens (Summer Season)

Tivoli Gardens commonly named simply Tivoli is one of two world's oldest amusement parks, another one is also located in Denmark, in Klampenborg. It opened in 1843 and is the true pride of Copenhagen and city's prime tourist attraction, a must-visit for everyone. Thousands of millions of yearly visitors make it the world's third most visited amusement park after Disneyland Paris and Europa-Park. In 2016, for example, the number hit 4,6 million visitors.

Tivoli's rides will match the craziest thrill seekers' expectations. The legendary Vertigo will drive you upside down at a hundred kilometres per hour. After voting held in 2014, it was officially acknowledged to be Europe’s Best Ride. Tivoli's unbeatable ride is still the Roller Coaster from 1914, this oldest wooden ride is actually a rarity nowadays, as it's one of seven remaining rides worldwide that boast a brakeman on board. Along with the old rides, there's some room left for innovations. In particular, 2017 brought The Demon. It's a new kind of rollercoaster that offers a virtual reality experience. The Demon will carry you across a Chinese universe inhabited by fire-spitting dragons and other otherworldly stuff.

Tivoli Gardens is more than just an amusement park. Live concerts take place in Tivoli all summer long, these are mostly rock, world, and classical performers. Also, check out local finest architecture, as well as a range of restaurants, and perfect picnic grounds.

Tivoli Gardens is a seasonal park. The summer season opens in late March or April and closes in late September. After a short break, the amusement park reopens on Halloween, this season lasts virtually from mid-October to early November. After another short break comes Christmas season—from late November to the end of December. The seasonal frames may vary from year to year, so these data are better to be checked on Tivoli's official page.

Practical info

When is Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen open?

The amusement park at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen is open from late March to late September for the summer season. The opening times for the Halloween and Christmas seasons may vary each year. Typically, the park is closed from January to March. The official website for Tivoli Gardens should be checked for specific opening hours and ticket prices. Show more

Which rides are the most exhilarating at Tivoli Gardens?

Tivoli Gardens is a place where thrill seekers can find an array of rides. Vertigo is one of the fastest and the most popular, with a speed of 100 km/h and the ability to loop riders upside down. The Wooden Roller Coaster, dating back to 1914 and still manned by a brakeman, is a classic ride and one of the oldest wooden coasters in the world. Golden Tower, a 63-meter free-fall ride, and The Demon, a ride with virtual reality, are among other must-try rides. Show more

What is The Demon's virtual reality experience like?

The Demon ride at Tivoli Gardens amusement park offers a new dimension of a rollercoaster ride with virtual reality as riders wear headsets that enable them to experience Chinese scenery, dragons, and other creatures. The images displayed on the headset are in sync with the rollercoaster ride resulting in a highly immersive and thrilling experience that visitors won't forget in a hurry. Show more

What kind of music concerts can be found in Tivoli Gardens during summer?

During summer, Tivoli Gardens provides a platform for open-air concerts featuring many musical genres such as rock, classical, and world music. Many famous musicians like Sting, Elton John, and Kylie Minogue have played in the park's open-air stage. Visitors who want to enjoy more than just amusement park rides can stroll through the various gardens, explore historical buildings with stunning architectures, and enjoy a variety of food options from street food stalls to high-end gourmet restaurants. Show more

What else is there to explore in Tivoli Gardens besides rides?

Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen is a breathtaking destination that extends beyond its amusement park rides. The park has numerous beautifully landscaped gardens like the Pantomime Garden, the Rose Garden, and the Japanese Garden. The park's design showcases some of the most remarkable buildings such as the Chinese-styled Pantomime Theater and the Moorish-style concert hall. Visitors enjoy a range of dining options, from gourmet restaurants to a variety of local street food. The park is also an excellent spot for picnics and casual walks. Show more

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