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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere with bars and restaurants, sitting outside watching people messing about on boats. Ice cream shop and boat trip departures on hand.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

A cruise in the canals could be taken from lots of sites along the canal. you will see some of the most famous attractions of Copenhagen from those canals. " very nice experience ". You can-also- have a meal or a drink in any of the restaurants along the canal. the neighborhood is full of real danish life. if I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Very nice place. It's a must. Lots of restaurants and bars. You can see the heart of the city. Very near to other places to visit

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Philadelphia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Colorful, historic, nice 1-hour boat cruises. Many photo ops. Lots of overpriced restaurants, though the people-watching could be great.

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scotland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

One of the must do's in Copenhagen. Sitting there on a lovely day having lunch. Just excellent. A bit pricey but you are probably in the postcard area of copenhagen. Worth the spend!

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

When you think of Copenhagen, most people get the image of Nyhavn, with the colourful painted houses and the sailboats in the canal. This is a must see when in Copenhagen. The first time we visited in 2009, we arrived there via a canal taxi. This time, we walked from our hotel, which took about 20 min. It was a... More

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

very friendly place, even if very touristic! Try to come in the late afternoon, the sunset gives another dimension to the place. Great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Nyhavn is a bustling place whether by day or night, full of tourists eating and drinking in the many restaurants and bars, walking along looking at the many boats moored there, or embarking on one of the canal cruises which depart from there. The restaurants mostly offer fairly basic fare aimed at the tourist market so don't expect fine dining,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

So beautiful and picturesque! This is the view of Copenhagen you are most familiar with, the most touristy area as well. A must see tourist stop. Street performers and great restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Olde world charm at its best. The sight was terrific with all the old traditional houses and plenty of places to eat.

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