We recommend walking from Copenhagen Central Station. From there it’s only a 5 minute around Tivoli past Hard Rock Cafe, and you are there. You can’t miss it.
The current Town Hall is the sixth in the line of different buildings used as the seat of Copenhagen’s local government. The first one dates back to 1200, with an to this day unknown location. The others have either burned down during the Great Copenhagen City fires, or just stopped being used over the years. The one we have today is designed by Danish architect Martin Nyrop, who have also designed some other significant buildings in and around the city.
Work began in 1892 after the design of the winning Architect had gone through two competitions before it was accepted. From 1896 where an old Danish tradition, the topping-out ceremony was held, to 1905 more and more work was completed and at last the new Town Hall could be …