Tivoli Gardens a summer tradition for nearly 170 years

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:28 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Maybe it's because there are so few of them, but there is something special about a Scandinavian summer night. And there is no better place to spend one than at Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens amusement park.

Long before there was Disney, there was Tivoli, the second-oldest amusement park in the world. (The oldest, Dyrehavsbakken, or Deer Park Hill, is also in Denmark.) For nearly 170 years, people have been enjoying the magic of a summer night here.

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Friday, August 17, 2012 12:07 AM
bjames's avatar

Whereas everything in Texas is bigger, everything in Europe is older. Much much older.


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