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Address: Prinsesseg. and Badsmandsstr., Copenhagen, Denmark
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This hippy enclave is an alternative community unto itself, with local...

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.

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Christinia

Interesting little place that's different from the rest of the city. Visited in the day time and there were a lot of other people around so we did not feel unsafe. Theres not a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very unusual and interesting place to walk around- derelict factory buildings have been taken over by independent shops which are great and there is lots of vibrant street art. Very different and very worthwhile!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

a strange place unlike any other. full of color and locals. no photos, plenty of hash and weed accessories

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting little place that's different from the rest of the city. Visited in the day time and there were a lot of other people around so we did not feel unsafe. Theres not a lot to do here except for walk around and view the graffiti etc. A few little stalls and shops etc. Its definitely worth a visit. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took a trip to Christiania in the summer and winter. It's located along the water which makes for a nice backdrop of nature. Make a stop in Freetown if you can :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a great place to visit, but if you are not comfortable around dope dont bother. its everywhere. I was on my own and felt safe. ( daytime visit). You will meet every type of person. It has a friendly vibe overall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here on a free guided walking tour and the history of the place was extremely interesting. This is a town within a town with its own culture and way of living. No photography is allowed and although we did not feel in danger, we felt that we were intruding. The shops were alternative and the whole place was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You have not been in Copenhagen if you didn´t visit Christiania. Only 10 min walk from the city centre, you will experience a completely different world, within a modern, busy city. Christiania is first and foremost an alternative city, where you can see and explore alternative art, music, food, hand crafts, and not to forget, people. This is one of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is unusual even for advanced travelers. You will not see smth beautiful there, but it worth to see one time. Pretty sure it will be more unpleasant for girls than for boys, and don't forget to take your camera away. Although you can secretly make some pics with you phone ) I can reccomend to visit this place... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A bizarre post apocalyptic town. We went at night and people were huddled around barrels of fire warming themselves. We did not feel welcome! Fine for a quick stop to gawp at what society could be if a nuclear holocaust took place. Other than that there are beautiful sights in Copenhagen to see where you can warm yourself in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most amazing places that Copenhagen hides. The best time to come is when the sun goes down, you'll see a wonderful sunset!

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Christianshavn
Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By, you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century, and canals which are home to many boats and ships, some of which has been turned into restaurants or even serve as fully furnished homes. The best known attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free town” of residents who squat on a former military area. However just a stone’s throw away from Christiania, you’ll find some of the most fashionable waterfront apartment buildings in Copenhagen as well as the splendid Royal Opera House.
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