Odense offers several must sees, i.e. the Hans Christian Andersen House & Museum, the Cathedral, international art at Brandts and more

Odense's Attractions

Odense offers many exiting attractions for children as well as for adults. Don't miss the atmosphere of the old part of the city - this is also where you will find the Hans Christian Andersen Museum along with the City Museum

Hans Christian Andersen original manuscript

Hans Christian Andersen Attractions

Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense and a visit here is an opportunity to really explore our favorite fairy tale writer in detail.

The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep

Find the Fairy Tale Sculptures

Odense is where Hans Christian Andersen was born and grew up - and it shows. Many of our sculptures, for instance, depict fairy tale characters or the poet himself.

City History Museum

Historical Attractions

Odense's museums cover history right from the city was founded more than 1000 years ago to today. Explore our colourful local history and find out why monarchs should tread lightly here