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. Discover how to plan a Copenhagen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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This place was firstly an important harbor, but after building the new and bigger one, it is only a tourist attraction. You can see colorful buildings, many old boats parked, shops and restaurants. Du... more »
Et skønt område at tage en spadsertur, eller sidde ved kanalerne i solen med medbragt vin. Jeg vil ikke anbefale nogle af restauranterne ned til kanalerne, da her er mange turistfælder. more »A wonderful area to take a stroll, or sit by the canals of the sun with brought wine. I would not recommend some of the restaurants down to the canals, since here are many tourist traps.
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