Visionary and ingenuous artistry has made Denmark a torchbearer for design and architecture innovations. Danish architects have left their mark around the world. From Jørn Utzon’s iconic Sydney Opera House, to Henning Larsen’s Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, to the recent Icefjord Center in Greenland by Dorte Mandrup, each design is a testimony to Danish architecture’s cutting edge style and practical functionality.
But to experience the gamut of Denmark’s architectural and urban design masterpieces, you do not have to venture farther than Copenhagen, the capital city and a few more of its neighbors. Here are 10 of Denmark’s most famous and iconic buildings that are worth seeing.