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“A Taste of H.C. Andersen's Youth”

Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home
Ranked #7 of 147 things to do in Odense
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A Taste of H.C. Andersen's Youth”
Reviewed June 7, 2012

A Great place to visit if you are a fan of his work like his paper cuttings and renowned stories such as "The Ugly Duckling". This story was supposed to be what Andersen thought of himself as ugly. Inside, explore his room, the courtyard, the attic bed, and much more. Such a talented young writer and storyteller was from this house, close to the City Centre.

Visited July 2011
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Odense, Denmark
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“The (second) most interesting site for H.C. Andersen in Odense”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

The Childhood Home of H.C. Andersen is quite interesting an the place you want to go if you want a look into the life of H.C. Andersen. It isn't the house on the picture though (thats a restaurant close to H.C. Andersens Hus).

Visited July 2011
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Odense, Denmark
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18 reviews
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“Not much to talk about”
Reviewed March 30, 2012

You could only see the house, that looked like any other old house from outside, and it's in pretty bad shape, only recommended if you are into Hans Christian Andersen

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Not excited at all”
Reviewed January 14, 2012

I was expecting much more. For me the only interesting thing was the library with the collection of H.C. Andersen books translated in any language that you can imagine. Apart of this...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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“Not much of an experience”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Unless you're into HC Andersen you won't see nothing else than a typical old town house from Odense.

The statue at the river is really beautiful, though.

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