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Nyhavn

Nyhavn 1-71 | Kobenhavn K, Copenhagen 1051 , Denmark
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As featured in 3 days in Copenhagen
Ranked #4 of 207 Attractions in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Bodies of Water, Historic Sites, Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: Drinking, Dining
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Copenhagen's Nyhaven, or "New Harbor," is actually steeped in a long heritage. Colorful buildings line the canal and hint at a history of small-vessel... more » Owner description: Copenhagen's Nyhaven, or "New Harbor," is actually steeped in a long heritage. Colorful buildings line the canal and hint at a history of small-vessel traffic. Like many ports, this strip has a salty history, rich with sailors, drinking and literary exploits. Danish author Hans Christian Andersen made his home in Nyhavn as well. It's cleaned up now and is a lovely place for a stroll. « less
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place somewhat ruined by catering to the many tourists who go there (including me). It's a must to see, but I doubt it is a good reflection of daily life in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

One of Copenhagens main attractions is the Nyhavn, which is a cozy area with a canal in central Copenhagen. There is plenty of restaurants and late-night bars. If one is on a budget, taking a stroll through Nyhavn can do. Also, this is one of the places where the Canal Tours depart. A must-see in Copenhagen.

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Edmonton, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Picturesque shops, good restaurants. Sailors liked the "rowdy" right bank, quiet seekers the left bank. Comes alive at night

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Ireland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A little pricey around this area but great buss and is where you take the excellent canal trips. The buildings give a real feeling of unique

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Great waterfront to come and relax at. Nice view of the harbor/canal and loads of cafes/restaurants/bars to choose from for a meal or a drink.

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Passaic, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A few blocks from our hotel, the Admiral, we wandered there for breakfast one morning and then again in the evening. Cute cafes, one after another, which offer good food and great beer. If you're cold they give you a blanket. Also a fun ride on a barge-type boat is right there.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We walked through here after watching changing of the aguardiente. Whilst interesting it was very busy and touristy. Lots of cafe style restaurants offering traditional Smorebrod, not sure how authentic so choose with care. Probably best to visit on a sunny day.

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Good place from which to start touring of historic Copenhagen. Old ships are interesting and plenty of restaurants and cafes around. Left for canal boat trip from here.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

there are a lot of things to watch at nyhavn. you see some old ships (fireship etc.)but also the house where h.c. andersen lifed when he moved to cph and lots of restaurants...following the mass of people visiting nyhavn. the tourist ships for cruise through the city leave at nyhavn. while we were there, the place at the end of... More

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place to visit along the canal this busy bustling street which is lined with tables and chairs for all the different restaurants, amazing choices, a fun place to visit in the heart of Copenhagen.

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