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Bakken Amusement Park

Bakken Amusement Park © Michael Welsing
Bakken Amusement Park © Michael Welsing

The oldest amusement park in the world and one of Denmark's favourites, Bakken Amusement Park has delighted countless visitors since it first opened in 1583 and now features 34 thrilling rides. Despite its age, the park and its amenities are modern and safe. There are also lots of games, activities, and gambling facilities. Bakken has about 40 restaurants and bars where exhausted families can relax and refuel. Just outside the amusement park gates is the beautiful woodland area of Dyrehaven which offsets the artificial glories of the park with natural charm. The woods are a lovely place to stroll and are home to thousands of free-ranging deer.

Address: Dyrehavevej 62

Website: www.bakken.dk

Opening times: Opening times vary depending on the day and month - check the calendar on the official website for details.

Admission: Entry is free. Wristbands allowing access to rides cost DKK 269 for adults, and DKK 189 for small children.