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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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  • My haven is beautiful in its colour, architecture and history. A spectacular sight to see! It’s an iconic piece of Copenhagen which is definitely photograph worthy and worth a look. As with any...  more »
  • I went there almost every evening during my trip there, also sometimes in the morning. I just wouldn't stop thinking about how beautiful the place was especially in the evening, the colourful...  more »

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