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A former naval base

A group of small islands that was once the site of the Royal Naval Base, after it was relocated from Bremerholm at the end of the 17th century. Now it is open to the public and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Rijeka, Croatia
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

A group of small islands that was once the site of the Royal Naval Base, after it was relocated from Bremerholm at the end of the 17th century. Now it is open to the public and offers some really great views on the city.

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Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Saw this area from a far on the canal tour but it seemed like a cool area with a lot of interesting historical significance to the city.

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Reviewed 21 March 2013

Just in the middle of cph you will find what was untill a few years a go the main naval station. It is still a navy area but open to the public. Go and see the 400 yers old mast crane or the old ships. Or just sniff in the atmosphere. Great views to the city

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Jump aboard Denmark's last submarine or frigate which was famous for firing a missile at a Danish holiday area (but no injuries)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 13 May 2012

If you need a break away from the touristy crowds, Holmen could be the place. Only one stop with the water bus from Nyhavn, Holmen is more than the location of the Opera. Former home of the Danish navy (few things remain) and in the vicinity of Christiania Holmen is the right place to go if you need to chill... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

It's nice to walk around the waterfront. All that's missing is more restaurants and cafees.

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Reviewed 5 June 2005

Being a keen admirer of new architecture (and Copenhagen has some fine examples) I wanted to see the brand new opera house. This is superbly located on Holmen, overlooking the waterfront and on an alignment with the Amelienborg Palace Square and Marble Church. This is a great new building by the firm Henning Larsen and to attend a performance here... More 

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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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