The Atlas Obscura Guide To Denmark
122 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Denmark
Updated January 31, 2023
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Podcast: Moving Monuments With the Places Team
Sometimes, to stand the test of time, buildings can't stay where they are.
by The Podcast Team
Behold Denmark's Gravity-Defying Marzipan Cake
Creating one of these cornucopias is expensive and time-consuming.
by Priya Mani
The Long, Hidden History of the Viking Obsession With Werewolves
A symbol both of chaos and order, the wolf came to represent many things for the Vikings.
by Sarah Durn
The Danish Christmas Porridge That Appeased a Vengeful 'House Elf'
Once a magical, murderous farmhand, the nisse has transformed into a beloved holiday figure.
by Sam O'Brien
Around the World in Things You Can't Do to Flags
You might be able to tell where you are by what happens if you set one ablaze.
by Dan Nosowitz
More and More Lighthouses Are Moving Away From the Shore
A Danish structure is the latest to evade erosion by migrating inland.
by Jessica Leigh Hester
For Sale: A House With a Roof Made of Seaweed
Homes like this one only exist on Læsø, an island in Denmark.
by Sarah Laskow
Lists Featuring Denmark
The World's Most Fascinating Displays of Preserved Brains
The mind is a terrible thing to waste.
Including Cushing Brain Collection, Mammalian Brain Collection, and Brain Museum