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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 yesterday

One of the best ways to see Copenhagen is to walk and to ride the canals. Highly recommended, for families or for a romantic ride with few bottles of wine in the late evening. Rent a boat and ride around!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PasadK
Reviewed yesterday

Luckily not busy so able to take lots of tourist-free shots of the canal side buildings in all their glory.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jocularjayne
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very picturesque part of Copenhagen, make sure your camera is handy. Drinks and food are pricey here but the view makes it worthwhile

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The rows of coloured buildings are spectacular a must see while sightseeing in Copenhagen. Lots Restaurants and bars.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank louisegough5936
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The main attraction of this place is the famous colored buildings but don’t imagine it will be many or like town with full colored buildings , its only a few a long the rivers and mostly restaurant or cafe. It’s a selfie or wefie spot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love a walk in Nyhavn, have a lunch although is so expensive. The houses are all from around 1750 and the channel was made by swedish soldiers. I like this place even though it has become a tourist trap

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danish0014
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a dander around this beautiful area with friends and we just meandered around the many market stalls which sold a multitude of goods. We tried two or three of the restaurants along the canal and also had a hot mulled wine. The best feature...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mutphy
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is very nice place, full of color and beautiful surroundings. Great in the summer time, we had lovely walk

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful part of the city, close to loads of restaurants, cafes and shops. Lots of other tourists all wanting a picture by the canal. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joncly1990
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For seeing Nyhavn and wandering around the canal was a must do! The area is picturesque and is definitely worth a look. Their are plenty of places to sit and eat / people watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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26 December 2018|
Response from eirinikak | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are quite a few first class hotels inthe area around!
26 December 2018|
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Response from emelian | Reviewed this property |
Believe the is a good hotel in mount macedon
10 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