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Nyhavn, Copenhagen

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Discover the city's rich heritage by strolling along Nyhavn, a picturesque canal lined by brightly colored townhouses, cafes, restaurants, and bars. Built in the 17th century, this New Harbor (as its name roughly translates), long attracted mostly rambunctious sailors and Bohemian writers. Hans Christian Andersen, who spent most of his life in this district, resided in houses numbered 18, 20, and 67 at various times. Today, the canal area attracts mostly tourists who come here from around the world in search of traditionally prepared herring dishes and the city's famous foaming beers. Don a pair of comfortable shoes, and start your tour at house number 9, the area's oldest building, constructed in 1681. You can plan Copenhagen trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • In Corona time the Danish people have to take care of social distancing but they don't. Please take note if you go to Nyhavn. The rest of Copenhagen is very spacious and nice to see  more »
  • Colourful and lively describes Nyhavn. Restaurants, bars and plenty going on to see and do. Expensive - Yes! but so is most of Copenhagen  more »

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