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Christiania

Address: Prinsesseg. and Badsmandsstr., Copenhagen, Denmark (Christianshavn)
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Copenhagen City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Ranked #71 of 300 things to do in Copenhagen
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Biking
Fee: No
Owner description: This hippy enclave is an alternative community unto itself, with...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Biking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This hippy enclave is an alternative community unto itself, with local handicrafts and a disproportionate number of vegetarians, artists and young people. Go for a walk around the lake or check out one of the watering holes. Best to visit during the day.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We came here having read about the place in advance. It sounds crazy enough, but when you get there it is even crazier! In a good way, that is. Right in the middle of a major capital city, to have a place like Christiania is a big surprise if you're familiar with other capitals. Cannabis is freely available, there are... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Oh what a pleasure to see people and there free spirit. For me it was great to see how people live without "real" structure, with nature. It is deffinitely worth to walk around Christiania and explore the cute little houses. This one was my favourite. Next to the lake, build out of recycled windows. What an inspiring house.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very different place. Lot of alternative people, clothing and vibe. And this, that close to the city of Copenhagen. If you have the time, make sure to make a visit (during daytime), or even better end of the day. Emotions of 'spooky', relaxed, a different world and go with the flow. all in one place

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited Christiania on the advice of a tour guide, we were there in January 2014 during the day (belatedly writing the review) so it was cold and there was relatively little going on. The area was described as an idyllic and free thinking hippy commune but what we found was largely just a run down, slum-like community with casual... More 

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Ruislip, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Be warned this is NOT a tourist attraction at all. There were drug addicts on every corner. Once we got in we then couldn't find a quick way out.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I didn't know what to expect and felt a little uncomfortable when we got there. It is obviously a 'free city' which is totally unlike any other area we saw, the buildings are run down and the gardens are untidy. My feeling of being uncomfortable disappeared quickly especially when we went to Nemoland and the bar man made us feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A really really interesting place to visit for so many reasons already mentioned below. Really made me question my view on the whole idea and I wished I'd stayed longer to sample food etc. Don't be put off by how it looks I reckon it's safer than it appears and is a unique place to visit,

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For Young ones- for old ones !! all ages will enjoy this Little part of Copenhagen. Fantasy and creativity is alive. give it good time there is a lot to see, maybe go on a guided tour, and learn the histori about this fantastic place. Take a nice day, not a rainy one

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Copenhagen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A must place to visit in Copenhagen, Denmark! Until you see what it is you wont believe this kind of strange "free world" is existing inside one of a very developed, organized and beautiful Western Countries like Dennark! It is most unorganized, quite not cleaned, broken houses, some are like in fairy-tales and are very colourful, also certain things are... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I read a lot in guide, It seemed like small state in the state. We had to see it. I was little afraid of crazy people live there, afraid of being robbed etc. That was crazy. Even Christiania lives their own life with some rules, it is still place in the city, just ruled maybe by not written rules :-)... More 

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