From ‘I love Copenhagen’ t-shirts and mugs to music boxes and viking teddy bears, Copenhagen Souvenir & Design has it all. There are seven shops located on some of the busiest streets such as Strøget. It’s the perfect shop for those who want to buy a typically-Danish souvenir. Among the Little Mermaid ashtrays and the snow globes, visitors will definitely find a quirky knickknack.
Copenhagen Souvenirs & Gifts Aps, Østergade 11, Copenhagen, +45 33 36 27 43
With two floors filled with approximately 50,000 photographs and posters of all kinds, Posterland is the perfect place for those who want to have a picture of Copenhagen decorating their wall back home. Film and music enthusiasts should spend their time on the first floor packed with posters; Those who prefer vintage, classic, or modern-art paintings should stick to the ground floor. The shop is a bit pricey, but prices depend on the kind and size of the poster.
Posterland, Gothersgade 45, Copenhagen, +45 33 11 28 21
Aside from cafés and restaurants Freetown Christiania has also many cute shops and stands selling a wide range of items that would be perfect for a gift. From t-shirts and key holders with Christiania’s symbol to jewelry, accessories, hats, scarves, and other knickknacks that will most likely put a smile on the recipient’s face. Moreover, Loppen’s first floor has a great collection of posters everyone should check out.
Licorice can be considered Denmark’s national favorite ingredient, and it can be found in many foods and drinks. Bring a taste of Denmark packed in a fancy jar back home from Lakrids Johan Bülow stores. The combinations are limitless: white chocolate mixed with sweet licorice and aromatic peach, licorice with coffee, and blackcurrant-infused licorice are only some of them. Lakrids stores can be found all over Copenhagen and in the airport for a last-minute gift idea.
Lakrids By Johan Bülow, Kongens Nytorv 13, Copenhagen, +45 42 13 59 22
Lakrids By Johan Bülow A/S Torvehallerne, Linnésgade 17, Copenhagen, +45 32 17 68 22
Lakrids By Johan Bülow A/S Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen, +45 33 91 68 22
Karrusella offers plenty of gift choices for little ones. Toys, clothes, shoes, and much more for infants and children up to eight years old fill the cozy-store’s shelves. Located in a passage close to Strøget, it may be tricky to find. However, its products make it worth the effort.
Karrusella, Jorcks Passage Vimmelskaftet 42B, Copenhagen, +45 29 88 73 11
Maduro offers a great selection of elegant-decoration items, stylish accessories, and many colorful toys for affordable prices. From vases, lamps, and posters to scented candles and lotions, the little shop just by Nørrebro feels like paradise to those who appreciate style. Visitors won’t find mugs with Danish flags or Little Mermaid statues, but they’ll discover some unique pieces that will add a taste of Scandinavian design to their home.
Maduro, Frederiksborggade 39, Copenhagen, +45 33 93 28 33
Flying Tiger can now be found in many countries, but the first store opened in Copenhagen approximately 20 years ago. The internationally-famous store is known for its low prices and its variety of items sold. Kitchen utensils, frames, painting material, quirky mugs, and funny toys for children are only some of the 300 products Flying Tiger’s customers will find in the diverse store.
Flying Tiger Copenhagen, Frederiksborggade 1, Copenhagen, +45 33 73 15 16