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Nyhavn

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Address: Nyhavn 1-71 | Kobenhavn K, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
Phone Number: +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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Pretty harbour with a Christmas market. Very busy area. Lots of different boat trip options. There are many bars and restaurants!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pretty harbour with a Christmas market. Very busy area. Lots of different boat trip options. There are many bars and restaurants!

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had only a few minutes at 5 am, nothing was open, but it was still so neat to see, was able to take nice photos still

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It's a beautiful 17th century waterfront lined by brightly coloured townhouses. I'm not sure there is any way to take a bad picture of this place. It is lined with restaurants and bars that can be very expensive but we just strolled along and looked at the boats.

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lovely area of Copenhagen, especially in the run up to Christmas with it's brightly coloured buildings and street market. Wrap up warm for a visit in December!

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I visited Nyhavn last weekend on a visit to Copenhagen. At this time of year it is so festive and very pretty. The different coloured houses are lovely and there were lots of Christmas stalls selling gifts and mulled wine.

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Nyhavn has only two nice restaurants: Havfruen and Restaurant Hummer. Dont stop at any other restaurant serving french fries and beer

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Must visit. Worth a stroll along the canal and stopping for a snack in one of the local cafes and bars/restaurants.

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This area is just as you see it in the brochures and postcards. The roads are cobbled with little bars and restaurants spilling out on to the pavement. Patio heaters and blankets a plenty! Even pleasant to enjoy the sit and enjoy the world go by. You pay a little more but you have a lot more to see. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pronounced "New Haven", such a stunning place, the style and colour of each building will get you snap happy. We visited the first weekend of December, there were Christmas markets going up one side and quite a few placed at the top, plenty of restaurants to choose from where you can keep warm under blankets provided on the chairs outside.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The iconic Copenhagen you see in photos. Nice little bars and restaurants along the quai to sit and watch people. This is also the take-off point for boat and canal tours.

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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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