We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Exactly what I expected”
Review of Christiania

Christiania
Book In Advance
More Info
$34.56*
and up
Shore Excursion: Copenhagen Red Buses 1 day...
Ranked #78 of 349 things to do in Copenhagen
More attraction details
Attraction details
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 day.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

There is only a small portion of the site that is maybe more offensive or intimidating to some, i.e. the ''Green Light district'' where the residents sell pot, etc, otherwise Chrisiania is home to some quirky houses and very green walking paths and a river. As long as visitors respect the simple rules of the place, no pictures and running, there should be no trouble. We visited during the day and found the walk interesting, but nothing more.

Thank ellasbabe
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (5,903)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"pusher street"
in 228 reviews
"hash"
in 148 reviews
"free town"
in 70 reviews
"street art"
in 56 reviews
"the green light district"
in 47 reviews
"interesting place"
in 79 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 121 reviews
"unique experience"
in 30 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 29 reviews
"walk around"
in 35 reviews
"marijuana"
in 143 reviews
"freetown"
in 102 reviews
"pushers"
in 51 reviews
"legal"
in 133 reviews
"freedom"
in 75 reviews
"enclave"
in 35 reviews
"squatters"
in 34 reviews
Filter

2,457 - 2,461 of 5,903 reviews

Reviewed July 17, 2013

This place is in a 60's time warp. While squatters live here, visitors will find mostly stands selling souvenirs and the smell of marijuana wafting through the air. It's also interesting that while the outside boundary is delineated by a large brick structure, inside the walls there is mostly foliage and dirt paths of various kinds. We went during the morning, but it might be advisable to visit this unusual anachronism later in the day when its denizens might be more awake. In case you have any fear of this place, be advised that the surrounding neighborhoods are nice and seemingly peaceful with a nursery school and many children directly across one of the streets and peaceful docks with sailboats within easy walking distance.

3  Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 17, 2013

For an outsider this place can be scary if you havn't been around drugs. Think its a must-see just to be able to say you've been there.

Plus:
Atmosphere
Cool giftshop
Not as scary as you think

Minus:
Can't think of anything. What you see is what you get.

Thank thefoodstudent
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Friendly people, lovely cafe. Relaxing atmosphere. Bought some nice fresh organic fruits there too. Its within walking distance to Church of our Saviour.

1  Thank angedmd
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Colorful streets and cozy bars. Everybody seems so happy and peaceful. Do not leave the city without visiting this independent small town.

Thank ulkuzun
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Christiania also viewed

 
Copenhagen, Zealand
 

Been to Christiania? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing