Tivoli is the world famous amusement park in Vesterbro, very close to the Central Station and Rådhuspladsen. The park was founded in 1843 and is the world's 2nd oldest amusement park, after Dyrehavsbakken also in the vicinity of Copenhagen. It has served as a model for several parks and even buildings all over the world. It is Scandinavia's foremost tourist attraction with over 4.2 million visitors a year.
There are two hotels (Nimb and Tivoli) theaters, concert halls, famous restaurants, de luxe cafés, a Hard Rock Café, fast food restaurants, a lake with a pirate ship, rides and attractions (two ride towers and 5 rollercoasters among them) and expensive specialty stores inside Tivoli. The Japanese tower is the most famous symbol of Tivoli, and there is a special Chinese street as well. There are also concerts with famous artists summertime. Most of the pictures below taken on the Evening of the Christmas market in December 2014.


The main entrance to Tivoli Gardens at Vesterbrogade during christmas. Tivoli is more then 150 years old, it was found by Georg Carstensen in 1843.


The lake with the Japanese Tower that has a Japanese restaurant. The lake is situated in the middle of the park and has bridges and illuminated trees.

The Japanese Tower (Det Japanske Taarn)


The Japanese Tower


The lake and the Town Hall


Japanese tower


The lake with the Japanese tower that has a restaurant. The rollercoaster is in the background.

Hotel Nimb, an impressive 5-star hotel building in oriental style, here seen from the inside of the park. Nimb has only 17 rooms (of which 12 suites).


Hotel Nimb

Hotel Nimb is built in a moorish historicist building from 1909 with 3 restaurants.

Ice swan in front of Hotel Nimb   Hotel Nimb   Tiffany clock, Hotel Nimb

The Bernstorffsgade entrance opposite the Central Station with the fictive "Blue Mountain".


Right inside the Bernstorffsgade entrance

Blue mountain with waterfall and boat ride attraction

The shopping street with restaurants from all over the world like Biergarten (left)



Ride tower


Hercegovina restaurant        

The main entrance of Tivoli seen from the inside

The Pantomine Theatre, a Chinese style palace where you can meet "Santa Claus"


Santa Claus meeting children

"Santa Claus" sleigh at the Pantomine Theatre

HC Andersen Castle and the Town Hall


Santa Claus meeting children

There are many restaurants in Tivoli

Near the side entrance with the oriental palace aand the blue mountain


"Blue Mountain" where you can take a ride down on a small boat

Heart tree and ride tower

Christmas tree, heart tree and merry-go-around


"Glassalen" (The Glass Hall) theater with its red dome light

Illuminted sculptures        

Japanese Tower and rollercoaster   Concert hall    


Many Christmas trees next to the lake   Completely crazy upside down airplane!   Tivoli Gardens lake

Merry-go-round in vintage style in front of the Tivoli conference building.


Tivoli conference building

Tivoli conference building

The pirate ship at the lake with "Piraten" restaurant


Pirate ship restaurant

Pirate ship restaurant

The pirate ship at the lake with "Piraten" restaurant


Pirate ship restaurant

Pirate ship restaurant

Theater   Theater   Theater

Vintage car kiosk        

Georg Castensen, the founder of Tivoli



Chinese restaurant

Chinese street


Chinese lion gate

Café that we tried, interior   Gingerbread house?    

"The Demon" Roller-coaster, fast and scarry   Dodgem cars that we tried and crash with!    

"The Demon" Roller-coaster at Chinatown   "The Flying Carpet"   Indoor passage with kiosks

Saturn symbol   "Candy promenade"   Shopping street



The fountain show at the lake lasts every hour and is very impressive with its light, water and music composed by Tschaikovsy.


Before the show

The fountain show in front of the HC Andersen Castle

Lake fountain show


The fountain show


The impressive fountain show at christmas



Tivoli's main entrance seen from Vesterbrogade, near Rådhuspladsen.

The oriental side of Tivoli, the famous Hotel Nimb opposite the station.

Tivoli and Japanese Tower seen from HC Andersen Boulevard.

Hotel Nimb.

Tivoli's main entrance on halloween.