A visit to Copenhagen, Denmark can surely be an inspiring and eye-opening experience. The city is filled with colourful buildings, a fabulous food scene, culture and laid-back atmosphere. The Adentity team decided to take the 30 min train over to the neighbouring country for an inspiring day to kick-off work after the summer holidays. Ready for a whistle-stop tour of the city’s best bits handpicked by Adentity? Let’s go!
A good start of the day
Our first tip is for the early birds. About 10 min stroll from Copenhagen H, through the heart of the city, you find the coffee bar Kompa’ 9, located on Strædet. There we started off with some of their organic coffee and a proper Danish breakfast in a cosy surrounding.
A colourful museum visit
With filled stomachs and energy, we continued to Copenhagen’s waterfront to the Danish Architecture Center (DAC). The exhibitions at DAC showcase architectural wonders, international trends and design history. We went to see the exhibition of the world-renowned Danish architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group on an architectural journey across time from Big Bang to Singularity. A truly inspiring and colourful exhibition showingBIG’s borderless creativity and how they give form to our future.
Don’t forget to visit the DAC Café, where you are able to experience Copenhagen’s vibrant city life from high above at the large rooftop terraces. To one side, you have spectacular views of the vibrant waterfront, and to the other, the Copenhagen Cultural District. We decided for a cold beverage on their comfortable sunbeds before we continued our day.
After a walk from DAC we arrived for some lunch at the meat packing district Kødbyen, a creative cluster with a broad range of high-quality restaurants. We decided to try out the hip brewpub WarPigs – an experience out of the ordinary. Besides from offering freshly made American-Danish style craft beer, WarPigs also serves authentic Texas barbecue.
Street art tour
Next up on the agenda was a street art tour in the districts of Vesterbro. Although graffiti is omnipresent in Copenhagen, street art is something entirely different. The street art in Copenhagen usually covers an entire side of a building in an artistic manner and adds significant value to the neighbourhood. We went to see some iconic pieces, one just by our lunch place, then we continued to one at Oehlenschlægersgade, Sankelmarksgade and lastly Saxogade.
A bus ride later we arrived at our final destination, Reffen. An urban playground for co-creation, innovation, food and creativity – and last but not least – the largest street food market in the Nordics. The Adentity team tried some interesting food and enjoyed the beautiful surrounding before heading back to Malmö, filled with inspiration, feeling refreshed and ready to start off new exciting projects.