Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens opens in February for first time

Copenhagen’s beloved Tivoli Gardens amusement park is celebrating its 175th birthday this 12 months, and to honour the event, they’re launching a model new season. Traditionally closed between New Year and Easter, Tivoli will open its doorways all through February for Winter in Tivoli.

Tivoli Gardens amusement park, Copenhagen. Image by fotoVoyager/Getty Images

From 2 to 25 February, hundreds of glowing decorations will mild up the park with all issues winter: icicles and snowflakes, snowmen, and the Snow Queen. An ice skating rink might be created in entrance of the Arabian-inspired Nimb Hotel and can characteristic Parties on Ice and Dance on Ice, in addition to Polar Parties for teenagers.

Hotel Nimb in Tivoli Gardens Image by Lonely Planet

Young guests also can play in an enormous igloo, do arts and crafts at inventive workshops, and luxuriate in a Carnival costume celebration and particular Valentine’s Day actions. Selected rides, together with the 103-year-old curler coaster and two of the charming carousels, might be open, with limitless trip passes out there at a reduced charge of 100kr (US$16.60). Guests can heat up and fill their bellies within the newly-opened Tivoli Food Hall, billed as quick connoisseur meals, that includes all kinds of cuisines.

The rollercoaster at Tivoli Gardens amusement park. Image by Shutterstock

The park can even participate within the premier of the Copenhagen Light Festival, with dazzling lighting shows illuminating the darkish winter nights. Music, mild, and particular results will come collectively for Tivoli Illuminations mild and water present on the lake, and winter-themed projections will rework the Nimb Hotel into an ice citadel.

Founded in 1873, Tivoli has impressed many over time, from fairy tale-writer Hans Christian Andersen to Walt Disney himself. Its recognition continues at present, with the park welcoming four.6 million company in 2016 alone, making it Denmark’s hottest attraction.

Originally a summer season attraction, Tivoli launched a festive Christmas season in 1994 and a spooky Halloween season in 2006. Tourists and locals alike benefit from the elegant gardens, thrilling rides, theatrical performances, and assortment of eating places.

By Caroline Hadamitzky

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