Kick off your Carnival cruise from a city rich in history and beautiful architecture: Copenhagen. Originally a Viking village and rebuilt during the Danish Golden Age, Copenhagen is filled with beautiful architecture, scenic canals, royal castles and ancient history to behold. Glide through the city’s canals before your cruise and admire the colorful gabled houses, cobbled streets and quaint cafes of the Christianshavn neighborhood. Become captivated at the Amalienborg Palace, the official residence of the Danish royal family, the world’s oldest monarchy. If you’re a foodie, savor a host of different cuisines in the city’s popular Tivoli Gardens, known for its lush pleasure garden, historical museums and the world’s most visited seasonal theme park.