The 5 best bookshops in Copenhagen

1) Books & Company

Over the last decade, Books & Company has become a beloved institution in the largely international community of northern Copenhagen. This quaint ‘shop around the corner’ specialises in English language books, magazines, newspapers, kids books, and an excellent coffee bar.

Books & Company in Copenhagen

2) Ark Books

The mission of this unique, non-profit shop is to introduce Danes to lesser known literature from around the world and to introduce the city’s non-Danes to the best of Danish literature. This cosy shop is a great place to escape a rainy day. Step in, talk literature and have a free cup of coffee.

Ark Books store

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3) New Mags

“Books remind us of what we love and what’s important.” This stylish shop stocks a thoughtfully curated selection
of beautiful books and magazines from around the world – ranging from lifestyle, architecture, food, travel and everything in between. New Mags is a book lover’s paradise, a place to truly let yourself get lost in the magical world of stories.

Shopwindow of New Mags bookshops

4) Thiemers Magasin

With a mix of English and Danish language books and magazines, Thiemers is the essence of what an independent bookshop should be: friendly, centrally located, with just the right mix of the new, the familiar, and the unexpected.

Thiemers Magasin

5) Politikens Boghal

Located in the very centre of the city, Politikens Boghal is Copenhagen’s biggest Danish and English language bookseller. With its extensive stock and friendly staff, there is a very good chance you will find the book you’re looking for here.

Politikens Boghal

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