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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Prinsesseg. and Badsmandsstr., Copenhagen, Denmark
Christianshavn
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can only assume that the negative reviews of this place are from people who didn't research what the place is like beforehand. Having done our research, we went, and the place was far better than we had expected. It's a total contrast to the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Didn’t plan to come here but since it was close to Church of Our Saviour, might as well give it a try. Nerve racking place to visit. Best to go in a pair or in a group. An entirely different image of Danmark, graffiti arts,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little anxious about visiting Christiania in Copenhagen. I'd heard warnings about "no photography" rules" but I needn't have feared. We strolled through on a sunny afternoon and of course there were many stalls set up where men sold cannabis (I assume that's...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank drjem2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire Christiania thing started as an experiment, where people could live without restricting rules. I was meant to be a hippy culture centre. At times criminals had too much control, dealing with illegal substances, but this is now somehow regulated. Many people have lived...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank allan-eimert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are you a weed lover? You will love christiania. Its sold everywhere and the air is totally filled with it. At a certain point pictures are no longer allowed. Also be careful because of creepy people around

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank OmonieDiva
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the place out of curiosity, because it is world-famous. It was a complete waste of time. If you come here expecting a hippy-commune vibe, flower children and make-love-not-war, you'll be sorely dissapointed. The place is nothing but a slum, dirty, smelly and derelict....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Morgoth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very deceptive. It’s not the care-free, relaxed attitude environment we were led to believe. It’s run down, dirty, and frequented by vagrants, drug addicts, and social deviants. Drugs are openly sold on the street and you can expect to be harassed by...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JamesC458
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great garden supplies and products. Met amazing friendly students in the cold that played some fun games and shared their stories

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank FilipWass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This former anarchists' commune tries w-a-y too hard to be cool, anarchist and nonconformist. The only reason to visit might be the interesting and colorful street art, but even then it is more a Disneyesque version of 1960s counterculture striving to get a share of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Except some interesting graffiti on the walls there’s nothing really interesting to see. The place looks like a post apocalyptic neighborhood, dirty, with poorly maintained buildings. Some people sell light drugs (maybe even heavier ...) on the street, there are all kinds of hovels arranged...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Christianshavn
Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By,
you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old
brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century,
and canals which are home to many boats and ships,
some of which has been turned into restaurants or even
serve as fully furnished homes. The best known
attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free
town” of residents who squat on a former military
...More
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NewsC1
November 30, 2018|
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Response from rolutta | Reviewed this property |
It’s a 24hours economy place
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November 6, 2018|
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Yes..we have kids too!
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October 28, 2018|
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Thank you! I have heard we need to get there early. Would you suggest an hour in advance is enough?
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