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“statues” (3 reviews)
“stroll” (4 reviews)
“canal” (6 reviews)
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a walkway and public square in central Copenhagen. On one side it borders on the narrow canal while the other side is lined by a row of brightly coloured houses. It is a gathering place for people. Restaurants, outside seating and shops are...More

Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture and art are very interesting and abundant in Copenhagen. Just a walk on the cobblestone will take you to many different areas and views...just beware of the bike traffic.

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

This is a great part of town with its lovely streets, cafe's, antique stores, book stores, and coffee shops. I highly recommend this area for a visit even on a cold day.

Thank Checkmate75
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We walked along the Gammel Strand on at least two occasions during our stay in Copenhagen. One side of the streets fronts a large canal while the other side of the road is home to some impressive old buildings. Some of these buildings house up-market...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I love the historic old streets with their shops, restaurants, and statues and monuments. So, we see them on every trip as part of our walking tour so that you get a feeling of the city and immerse yourself into the history. We enjoyed Gammel...More

Thank Erin S
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

We are not shoppers, but many tourists are...., we prefer to consider ourselves "visitors"... Still it was interesting to stroll along this major "shopping street" and people watch and enjoy the atmosphere of a centuries-old neighborhood with modern shops. Most tourists would love this. We...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

would have given this a higher rating but you can see half of it propely due the the metro work, nice view of the charlotte slot and the boat trips from here, would be nicer if houses painted her like nyhaven

Thank michellefisher2002
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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The oldest part of Copenhagen. The street name means old beach.Here in medieval times the ships anchored up with their cargoes of fish opposite the old Copenhagen castle- where the Parliament building of Christiansborg stands today.Many fine buildings stand in this street including the old...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Nice area to visit, plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. You can get on a boat from Gammel and do a canal tour, which we did, takes about 1 hour to get around the canal and really enjoyable. It was very cold so getting back...More

1  Thank Colin C
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This central area is very popular and busy with roads leading off through the main shopping area down to Nyhavn and also is a short walk from the Christiansborg Palace. With the canal also running close by many canal tours starting point is here. A...More

Thank Ray P
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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
...More
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