Hovedstaden - serene and beautiful
Perhaps the best known symbol of Hovedstadenis the Little Mermaid, gracefully looking out to harbour. In many ways it is an excellent symbol of the city. It is human in scale, discreet, serene, and rather beautiful, just like Hovedstaden itself. That’s what we mean by being apt. Paris might have its Eiffel Tower, London its Big Ben, Rome the Coliseum, but Hovedstaden has a human face! And if you like things on a human scale, then Hovedstaden is for you.
There’s more of course. Though architecturally much of today’s Hovedstaden goes back to the 18th and 19th centuries, the waterfront being a case in point, the city itself dates back to the 11th century.