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Christianshavn

Copenhagen, Denmark (Christianshavn)
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Ranked #37 of 207 Attractions in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Did not hold my interest - commune within Copenhagen. Also felt a little out of place with my young son, given the stoner crowd who seemed mostly interested in buying drugs.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Just had to go and see what all the fuss was about. here are decent places to eat and drink here despite rumours to the contrary. Yes it's full of tourists but I was a tourist. Enjoyed sitting in the summer sunshine having a beer even if it was a bit expensive . Still enjoyed it though !

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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

If you've done the main sights in Copenhagen and want to venture a little further, Christianshavn has plenty to offer from the hippie vibe in Christiania, to the stunning Church of our Saviour, and even the world's best restaurant (twice) Noma. Lots of nice architecture and interesting things to see make for a pleasant afternoon stroll.

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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Have been on several short holidays in en rental apartment in the old U-boat hangar. The area has it all. From Christania with pusherstreet and the old hippies,to Noma; the worlds best restaurant. between all that is the harbor environment with nice old buildings and ships. If you don not live here be sure to visit

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Colorado Springs, CO
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We did this on the way to all the castles and it was beautiful ! We didn't stop for lunch or drinks, but I recommend it !

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Christianshavn quarter is beautifully quaint with flower decorated houseboats and apartments overlooking the canal. During our canal ride there were sections in the area where no commentary was allowed because of complaints by the residents, but this did not impact our enjoyment of the trip at all. It was interesting to view the elaborate spire of the Church of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

At any given moment, you can be see the youthful revolt of the university students or the traditional architecture of an older Denmark. Lovely and serene, Christianshavn is definitely becoming more popular.

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Stockton on Tees
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is certainly one of the historic sites you might want to visit in Copenhagen but if you are short of time it's one to miss. Likewise Christiana

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Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Christianshavn is a charming, colorful neighbourhood with easy access from the town centre. It was very enjoyable to walk around the enchanting canals and check out the house boats and cafe'

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

christians havn is not a big area and it's easy access from town center. give it a try maybe on your way to christiania. enjoy the cosy and charming feeling walking along the canals. check out the house boats and take a beer at some of the cafe's

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