SHOPS AND STORES: I Copenhagen is one of the great shopping centers of the world. Department stores in Copenhagen which sell distinctive Danish souvenirs are: Magasin du Nord, Ilium and Crome and Goldschmidt. The headquarters of Georg Jensen is here. Also good are A. Michelsen and Hans Hansen. The Permanent Exhibition of Danish Industrial Arts is a good place to pick up marvelous textiles, pewter, ceramics, china and toys. Silver and furs cost much less than at home. All shops close at 5:30 p.m. in the afternoon on weekdays and at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
SPECTATOR SPORTS: Soccer is the national sport in Denmark. Racing and trotting meets are also very popular. Bicycle racing and tennis matches are great seasonal favorites, too. See the local papers for more information on these events.
SPORTS : There are golf courses at Aalborg, Aarhus, Asserbo, Esbjerg, Vesterhavsbad on the island of Fan0, Elsinore, Kolding, Copenhagen, Odense, and Rungsted. Tennis courts are plentiful. The local club will gladly arrange for you to use their courts. Riding clubs throughout the country will give you information about hiring horses. Kajak and canoeing are favorite holiday sports. There are lovely rivers, like Gudenna and Susaa, and the fjords. Freshwater fishing in some of the rivers may interest you, but if you prefer sea fishing. Deermen will be glad to take you out. There is great sport each ear in tunny fishing in the 0resund off Elsinore. The season is from about August 15 to October 1. Sailing is ideal in Danish waters. You can hire a sailing boat at Svendborg or Skive.
THEATERS: Copenhagen is a great theater town. The presentations of the Royal Theater, including ballet and opera, will interest those unfamiliar with the Danish language. During the summer there are open-air performances all over Denmark, including the Hamlet performance for a few weeks at Kronborg Castle in Elsinore. Consult the National Travel Association for information on current programs. Tivoli and Dyrehavsbakken are great big amUsement parks. There are outdoor comedy theaters, side shows, animal circuses, band concerts and pantomime, to name but a few of the attractions at these mammoth fun fairs.
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