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Ishoj is situated just to the south of Copenhagen, is a modern municipality with 21,000 residents, compared to 3,000 25 years ago. Nevertheless, 75% of the area is made up of green areas and wetland areas. The beach, which is part of a 7 km beach park, is one of the best in Denmark and offers many opportunities for both relaxation and activities. Arken, a gallery of modern art, is situated in the area next to the beach park together with a marina, campsite, and lakes. Take a trip inland on either your own bike or a hired one. There are 37 km of protected cycle paths in the green areas that give Ishøj the title: the Green Gateway to Copenhagen. Ishøj is an obvious holiday destination all year round and is also the perfect starting point for visits to the city of Copenhagen, which is just 15 km away with all its temptations. Six suburban trains run to the city every hour. Ishoj is a beautiful Danish town that offers the perfect balance of preserved nature and modern development, this perfect combination offers plenty to do as, well as a perfect break in solitude!
Go hunting for the six wooden giants lurking in the woods of Copenhagen’s suburbs. Scattered around lush forests, meadows, and by calm waters in suburbia Copenhagen, you'll meet the tall, quirky-looking wooden sculptures which are pretty far from your typical tourist attraction. The six municipalities of the greater Copenhagen region which are homes to the impressive art pieces are definitely off the beaten track. And that's exactly why artist, Thomas Dambo opted for these scenic settings locations for his sculptures built from recycled woods; to get locals out discovering and enjoying nature. You are of course invited to do the same.
Ishoj Beach is part of the 7km of coastline that makes- up the beautiful Strandparken, Ishoj Beach refers to the section between Pilehuset and Lynghuset, this is a beautiful area that is known to see some cruising action. Accessible by both rail and bus via Ishoj Station or the Arken Museum stop, it makes for a nice day trip.
Arken Museum of Modern Art is a private non-for-profit charity, state authorized, a contemporary art museum in Ishøj near Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The museum is amongst Denmark's major contemporary and modern art ventures, encompassing significant international cultural works and exhibitions. Arken is located in the suburb-city Ishoj, close to Koge, 20km south of Copenhagen, Denmark. Arken museum was designed by 25-year old architect student Søren Robert Lund in a distinct architectural form and was authorized by Copenhagen County.
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Ishoj offers a variety of cuisines depending on what you fancy. For a fine dining experience, we recommend visiting Felix cafe&steak house or Zio Linzo for some excellent Italian dining. Or if experiencing local cuisine is more your thing, head on over to Spisestedet Mosen for a taste of some traditional Nordic dishes.
Travelling to Ishoj - If you are travelling to Ishoj via car/train the journey takes around 20 minutes! Or if you rather take the bus, this will take you around 40 minutes. Ishoj is situated closely to Copenhagen, so its perfect for those who hate travelling long distances.
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