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Nyhavn

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Address: Nyhavn 1-71 | Kobenhavn K, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
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+45 33 15 15 66
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Copenhagen's Nyhaven, or "New Harbor," is actually steeped in a...

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.

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The infamous colourful buildings

Nyhavn is a beaut place to stroll or sail along the canal, eat and drink at the many restaurants along it and just enjoy the ambience. It was lovely in Feb so I can only imagine... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nyhavn is a beaut place to stroll or sail along the canal, eat and drink at the many restaurants along it and just enjoy the ambience. It was lovely in Feb so I can only imagine how it'll be when the days are warmer and longer!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

recommend a walk in Nyhavn, it was lovely vibrant, and the view is perfect. Loads of lovely shops and restaurant and cafes

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is very picturesque area with lots of bars and restaurants but they are more expensive in this area, and in summer this area is very lively.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A harbor full of colors and good vibes. A very pretty area, with a lot of cute cafes. Cafes within this area, are a bit expensive but totally worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Nyhavn many times in my life. Indeed, from April 13 to April 19 in this 2017, I will be lucky enough to be living in an astounding apartment in the heart of Nyhavn with a lush garden on its roof with clear sights of the entire area. Is it accurate to call the area just " a... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just come back from our trip to Copenhagen. We actually visite Nyhavn twice, because we decided to take the canal tour, which costs very little. We did not know how good the value was until we finished. The cruise was about an hour; the guide read in both English and Danish, and we traveled beyond Nyhavn. We saw... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place for a stroll and lunch or dinner although it only a short street and appears to have little to offer except for restaurants and awesome photo opportunities. Tie in a visit with a wider itinerary and take time to drink in the atmosphere from one of the local cafes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You should visit here in summer. Now its winter so the sun sets by 4 pm. Most of the hotels are isolated by 6 pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Catch a boat tour here highly recommended. or just sit and look at the coloured terraced buildings whilst having some smorrebrod or a beer (or both!). Also the nicest and cleanest public toilets on earth! better than most bars/restaurants!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It s a pretty bit of old Copenhagen with a nod to its sea going past. In February it's not too busy, but can imagine it's heaving in the warmer months judging by the number of cafes lining the docks.

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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