Copenhagen is a beautiful city, but one of the most magical times of the year to visit is during the cherry blossom season. From mid-April to late May, the city is alive with the delicate petals of cherry blossoms, and the sight of a sea of pink and white petals is one you won’t soon forget. If you’re looking for the best places to see cherry blossoms in Copenhagen, here’s what you need to know.

Cherry trees at Langelinie Park. Photo by Crystal Dauz-Skjødt

Langelinie Park

The most popular spot to see cherry blossoms in Copenhagen is at Langelinie Park. Located in the northern part of the city, Langelinie is a large public park that is home to more than 200 cherry trees. From mid-April to mid-May, the park is alive with the sight of pink and white blossoms, and it’s a popular spot to take a stroll and enjoy the spring weather. 

Scene from the Cherry Blossoms Festival 2023. Photo by Crystal Dauz-Skjødt

If you’re looking for a truly unique experience, you should visit the annual Copenhagen Cherry Blossom Festival. This festival, held every year during the month of May, celebrates the beauty and significance of cherry blossoms with a wide range of activities and events. From guided tours of the city’s cherry blossom trees to cultural performances and activities, this festival is the perfect way to experience the beauty of cherry blossoms in Copenhagen.

Pink clouds of blooms at the Cherry Blossoms Alley at Bispebjerg Cemetery. Photo by Crystal Dauz-Skjødt

Bispebjerg Cemetery

Another great spot for cherry blossoms is at the Bispebjerg Cemetery. Located in the northwestern part of the city, Bispebjerg Cemetery has a special alley for cherry blossom trees that is quickly becoming a very popular destination for cherry blossom lovers in Copenhagen. Home to a growing species of cherry trees,it’s a great place to explore and experience a tranquil atmosphere making it a great spot for a peaceful stroll.

What’s more, it is located close to the renowned Gothic Grundtvig Church across the street and the beautiful lakes of Utterslev Mose at the back side of the cemetery, making it an ideal day trip full of wonderful sights and experiences.

Check out our guide to Utterslev Mose and Grudtvig’s Church to learn more about northwest Copenhagen’s attractions.

Kongens Have and Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden and King’s Garden both have cherry blossoms which further color the park in spring. The parks are alive with the sight of pink and white petals, and it’s a popular spot for picnics and leisurely strolls. 

Cherry trees in bloom at Kongen’s Have. Photo by Crystal Dauz-Skjødt

Kongen’s Have is also a great place to enjoy Cherry Blossoms in spring. Photo by Crystal Dauz-Skjødt

No matter where you decide to go, cherry blossoms in Copenhagen are a sight to behold. From the King’s Garden to Bispebjerg Cemetery, there are plenty of places to explore and take in the beauty of springtime in Copenhagen. So grab your camera, get your friends together, and get ready to explore all that the city has to offer!

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