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Copenhagen this season

AUTUMN HOLIDAYS AT FREDERIKSBORG CASTLE: OCTOBER 13 - 21 
Enjoy your autumn holidays with a visit on Frederiksborg Castle, where The Museum of National History is located. In the old wine cellars of the castle, the museum has a whole department for kids, and in the autumn holidays, you and your children can experience the exhibition “Christian the Fourth – child and king” that tells the story of this famous king of Denmark focusing on his childhood. Children can write with feather and ink or dress up in one of the beautiful renaissance gowns.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN IN TIVOLI GARDENS: OCTOBER 12 - NOVEMBER 4
Between October 12 and November 4, Tivoli will be filled with pumpkins, scary decorations and adventurous activities on the occasion of Halloween. All the rides in Tivoli are open, and new special Halloween rides are added to the list of activities, including cozy stalls, a beautiful light show and scary adventures, that lure around the corner for those, who are brave enough.

VAN GOGH AT ARKEN: SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 1
In cooperation with Kröller-Müller Museum, ARKEN presents an exhibition only with Van Gogh's works for the first time in over 50 years. The works on display are all focusing on humans, nature and religion, and they depict hard working farmers and breathtaking landscapes in Arles. Besides the Van Gogh exhibition, ARKEN also houses more than 400 other works, also on show during this period. ARKEN’s collection is a mixture of Danish, Nordic and international contemporary art.

ART EXHIBITION AT CHARLOTTENBORG: SEPTEMBER 21 - JANUARY 13
September 1, Kunsthal Charlottenborg opens an exhibition of contemporary art in cooperation with Danish architecture company BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. The exhibition is called BIG ART, and it shows contemporary art integrated into architecture. Here, you can experience BIG’s collaborative projects with many known artists.

THE RUINS UNDER CHRISTIANSBORG PALACE
Christiansborg Palace is built on the ruins of an 800-year-old castle, which is open to the public. Visit the two ruins, that each tell an important part of Danish history. The oldest and biggest ruin is the curtain wall from Bishop Absalon’s 12th century castle and was used to protect the castle from pirates. The other ruin is the old fabled Blåtårn, Blue Tower, the biggest tower at Copenhagen Castle. The most famous prisoner was Christian IV’s favourite daughter, Leonora Christina. She was locked up in the tower for almost 22 years.