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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Nyhavn 1-71 | Kobenhavn K, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 15 15 66
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On my first day in Copenhagen, this is one of the first places I visited to chill out and have lunch at one of the bar-restaurants or enjoy the atmosphere and ambiance from one of the cafes. This is a magnificent canal area, with lots...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Colorful and peaceful experience! We landed here on a mixed sunny and cloudy day, which maked us a little bit emotional :)

Thank 1nS4n3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed at 71 Nyhavn and found it the perfect location. Rented bikes two days and easily explored the entire town. Able to get to little mermaid as well as Christiana and many museums as well as Tivoli Gardens in a few minutes by bike.

Thank Susan611
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an iconic place to visit in Copenhagen. It is a must visit place. But, it is very touristy so be prepared. I recommend going early, getting some good pictures and then leaving. There are much cooler places around the city with far fewer...More

Thank MattS5414
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked along the waters edge past the many restaurants crowded with tourists eating, chatting, and people watching. It's the same scene in every town with water-side restaurants lined up side by side. Copenhagen has much more to offer and many more harbour areas to...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy walking distance from Copenhagen city center. Loads of places to sit and have a drink or some great food and people watch. All the restaurants and bars are on the same side of the canal and we enjoyed sitting in the sunshine. Very relaxed...More

Thank Discover687863
Reviewed 4 days ago

Colourful houses, must-see when in Copenhagen. You can just take a nice stroll to enjoy the sight or have a seat on the boat to appreciate it from another perspective.

Thank XZ30
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the relaxing walk alongside the key side to the warm welcome at the local restaurant. Highly recommended as a must for all.

Thank sissel123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed very much walking around, from back riverside goes along nyhavn. Lastly across opera theater to park for 4 hours walk. A must visit, must walk to enjoy the scene

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a short wander and took photos while doing hop on and off tour. Very colourful and some had dates from 1700s

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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11 September 2018|
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Response from NIRunaway | Reviewed this property |
To include canal trip and hop on, hop off bus and have a meal probably deserves a full day
11 August 2018|
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11 August 2018|
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Response from sudheer_acs | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes its free there is boating tour which is of course paid