Illum is a large shopping center on Copenhagen's most popular shopping street, Strøget. ILLUM contains 120 stores, distributed over six floors. Here you will find almost anything you can think of. ILLUM is built around an inner yard containing specialty stores. After shopping, enjoy a drink or a meal at the restaurant on the top floor. From there, you will be looking over the rooftops of the beautiful center of Copenhagen. Parking is available in the basement, but most end up walking into ILLUM while they're strolling along Strøget.
Buses, trams, cars and bicycles were banned in 1964 to make way for the thousands of shoppers who walk down this open air market. From street to high-end fashion like Gucci and Birger Christensen, you will find everything along the stretch of this popular shopping area. This neighborhood has also got you covered food-wise with numerous restaurants, simple burger joints and pubs. Walking down Strøget is always an experience.
Torghandel is one of Malmo's oldest markets located in the quaint neighborhood of Mollan. The market opens at 7a each day of the week with the sounds of farmers and fishermen shouting out their own slogans in a bid to lure the locals and tourists towards their store. The market is even today one of the most popular ways to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and flowers in Malmo, without burning a hole in your pocket.
Cacaofoni is a must visit if you have a weakness for chocolate. The brainchild of Ann Thydell and Elisabeth Cewers, this artisan chocolate shop opened its doors in 2006 and has been wowing chocoholics ever since. Acclaimed for their delightful creations, their chocolates and pralines are made from the finest of cocoa available. You can catch the action live how their sweet delights are made or take a part in their chocolate tastings. They also offer courses in praline making.
Aplace is a high-end fashion boutique in Malmo which stocks a wide range seasonally-inspired fashion clothing, footwear, and accessories for men, women and children made by various fashion designers from Sweden and around the world. The store also a wide range of kitchenware, stationery, candles, books and electronic gadgets. Walk into an Aplace store to get a taste of the best of Scandinavian and International fashion.
Located in the heart of the city, Gustav Adolf Torg is a prominent public square. Not only is the square nestled amidst a number of historical buildings and important landmarks but the square is also close to The Old Cemetery. Besides the buildings, the square is also known for the number of sculptures and architectural pieces scattered across it as well as the number of cafes and shopping stalls housed here. The square is host to summer festivals as well. Whether you marvel at the historic Children Playing sculpture, relax in one of the cafes or shop for souvenirs, you can be rest assured of a memorable time in the buzzing space that is Gustav Adolfs Torg.
This popular convenience store is centrally located in Copenhagen and offers all of your everyday necessities from groceries to snacks under one roof. The 24 hours operating time is an added benefit.
H.C. Andersen Conditori & Café takes the simple act of baking a cake and turns it into an art form. The cakes and pastries at the cafe are all made with special recipes and a great deal of care is given to creating perfection with every pastry. You can grab a light lunch at the cafe and then indulge your sweet-tooth with their array of desserts. You can also specially order cakes and pastries to be delivered to or catered at a party.
Boghallen is a large bookshop on the ground and lower ground floors of Politikens Hus at Rådhuspladsen (the Town Hall Square). It is connected to Politiken, one of the largest newspapers in Denmark. With its location in the heart of Copenhagen, it has an enormous amount of customers. The shop has a wide selection of books, from fiction to non-fiction, and travel guide books. You can be sure to find what you are looking for in this shop, and the offers are good. Furthermore, you can easily buy books on the internet through their well-organized webpages.
Whether you are six or 60, the toys in Hamleys will tempt you to make a purchase. From doll houses and toy trucks to delicately designed miniature figurines, this store has it all. The best part is that you and your kids get to browse all you want, even if you don't end up making a purchase. So come and browse through this magical wonderland, take a few toys down and play with them and leave with your arms full of toys and games.
Kbenhavn K is the name of the inner part of Copenhagen City, but also of a second-hand shop situated in a hidden place (through a gate and past a yard) in one of the hottest parts of Copenhagen. The collection in this shop consists of the trendy worn clothes that have come back into fashion. Compared to the state of the clothes, the prices might seem a bit high.
Enjoy freshly brewed coffee at this micro-roastery and coffee boutique located in the heart of the city. Established in 2004, Risteriet was an early entrant in in the city's flourishing coffee culture. Their keen focus on quality right from sourcing the best beans to perfect roasting has made them a standout among the city's coffee houses. The store interiors are cozy, and suited to leisurely conversations over a cup. There's a bar area as well serving up espresso drinks as well as tea and hot chocolate. Apart from this, there's a small section selling freshly roasted coffee as well as brewing equipment and accessories. Check website for more.