As a commercial city, Kongens Lyngby is unique. Within a radius of 300 metres, a modern indoor shopping centre, an outdoor shopping centre, and a department store are found offering a wealth of specialist shops.
Visit the beautiful castles and country houses
The castles were the most noble of the buildings built as holiday resorts for the upper class. The less noble were called country houses, but there is no definite destinction between the two.
Explore the history
Kgs. Lyngby - from Village to modern Commercial Centre and University Town Kongens Lyngby is known as the King's Lyngby because the estate of the city was crown land and thus belonged to the King until the Reformation in 1536.
Enrich yourself with culture and art experiences
Visit Frilandsmuseet (the open air museum), look at art at Sophienholm, enjoy a concert or the cinema in Kulturhuset, get amused at Dyrehavsbakken and much more. All this only 13 km from downtown Copenhagen.
Find peace and tranquility in the churhes and the museums
The oldest building in Kongens Lyngby is situated on top of the Church Hill, Kirkebakken, looking majestically over the city of Lyngby.
A popular term for this area is "The green area"
More than half of the municipality is field, forest, lake and stream. The countryside can be enjoyed in the Deer Park (Dyrehaven), another option is canoeing on the main stream (Mølleåen) passing the many mills, the cradle of Danish industry.
Visit the "Farmers Village" and the old houses
Bondebyen, (the Farmers' Village,) is the oldest part of Kongens Lyngby, located on the slope to the northeast of Lyngby Church.
Where to go for leisure and sport
On a good day you can go bathing, swimming, fishing and sailing on Mølleåen or the lakes. You can play golf, horse ride, dance, cycle or enjoy the horse races.
Are you looking for fun and amusement?
"Bakken" has more rides (rollercoasters) than any other amusement parks in Scandinavia. And the wildest ones many say. ..