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“Beautiful part of Copenhagen”
Review of Nyhavn

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Small-Group Copenhagen City Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 353 things to do in Copenhagen
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Beautiful part of Copenhagen”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

There are great cafes and wonderful nightlife on the scenic canals. It's cool to see the elaborate sailboats that are docked there. The canal water is extremely clear, you can see straight to the bottom, it's quite fascinating. On a warm day, grab a pint and sit outside, so relaxing and beautiful.

Visited February 2013
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“too crowded”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

this is a good place to visit if you go to the other side of the canal. it is very crowded and expensive but does have a lot of historical value.

Visited August 2012
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“Nyhavn = New Harbour = Cozy ....”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Visiting Copenhagen? You visit is not complete if you haven't been to Nyhavn. Been there several times and would go again! And the experience has been cozy every time.

'Nyhavn' in Danish means 'the new harbour'. How ever, this is the old harbour which once upon a time was busy with sailors and merchants. Streets on either side of the water are lined with cozy restaurants and buildings with interesting architecture. On a summer day, this is the place where you wanna sit down and have some beer or a good gourmet lunch/dinner. During winter, the restaurants and ambience is still great, though you will very likely seek the warmth indoor.

Visited March 2012
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“Nyhavn or Newharbour is worth a visit”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Just a short walk from the central station youve got a market, lot of good cafes, the amber museum, an option to go by ferry all over the copenhagen harbour for a quid and lots of nearby attractions.
I took some pictures last autumn or winter on xmas market and different things to see here. Check out http://www.citygbg.se/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2942

Visited December 2012
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“Very pretty”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Very pretty harbour and will worth a visit, lovely colourful buildings and beautiful boats, get the water bus back to the Wake up hotel from here! Lots of places to eat and in close proximity to the fort which is nice to visit and also "the little mermaid"

Visited January 2013
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