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Christiania

Prinsesseg. and Badsmandsstr., Copenhagen, Denmark (Christianshavn)
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Ranked #60 of 210 Attractions in Copenhagen
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Biking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Christania or by danish slang 'Øen' or 'Staden ' Christiania has about 500 000 visitors yearly and is the third greatest tourist attraction in... more »
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Bern, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Ok, this place is not for everyone. If you can't handle weird and excentric people, you will not enjoy it here. However, if you like to experience something new and a bit out of the ordinary, Christiania is certainly worth a visit. The place feels a bit run down, it has seen better times. We enjoyed our evening in the... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I don't know if you really have to go to Christiania.I have been there on an afternoon, it is like a hippie community, some parts are very interesting, others are nice and others are not that nice... so it's really for those who are into this. You are not allowed to take any pictures and people live there free from... More

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bristol
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This place just feels like hanging out at a festival, minus the music, which i think may have been coming later. There is nothing wrong with that, its just not a place of particular interest for me, but if u wanna kick back a la outside the cider bus at Glastonbury, it could be ideal!

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Jerusalem
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Copenhagen is rightfully a Mecca for foodies and design, and a showcase to how we are all going to live (hopefully) in 2030. But it has an island of nostalgia that you won't find anywhere else in the world. Christiania takes you back to the late 1960s and 70s, it's a trip in the time-tunnel. The people who occupy the... More

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I dream of Christiania, its lovely people n feeling of being free. No cameras allowed. Its worth a visit. I felt at home. I better not write what i wanted to. so go n see urself this free town

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Port Orange, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

With everything that we had read about Christiania and the idea behind it we were very interested in checking it out for ourselves. While I'm glad I saw it and would still recommend to others that they go as it's a completely one of a kind place I was definitely disappointed. The area is not well cared for by the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While it was not the highlight of our trip to Copenhagen, I'm still glad we went for the day. Very interesting atmosphere - the smell of marijuana highly present. Dirty and slightly sketchy but everyone was truly nice and lot's of tourists around. I wouldn't go at night though.

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Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

An idealistic notion, relatively interesting place, but nothing too spectacular. Cute to look around, friendly people, interesting to see. Don't plan to spend longer than a day here, it's very predictable even though it's lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Best place in Copenhagen, full of young and free spirited people...no tension, no worries, simply amazing :)

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Levice, Slovakia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
68 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

No entry with car, no photo allowed. Is something like a separate city in the city. But is good to visit it during exporing København .

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