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26 Sep 2017
“my favorite area of Copenhagen”
27 Jun 2016
“A former naval base”
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Christianshavn
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

I wandered around Holmen by chance, since my husband had a meeting nearby. It wound up being my favorite area of the city! It was formerly a naval base and it's full of nice old industrial buildings. It's also incredibly peaceful & quiet! I love...More

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Reviewed June 27, 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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Reviewed December 24, 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 March 21, 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....More

Thank SkyDK
Reviewed July 17, 2012

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

Thank JesperRoskilde
Reviewed May 12, 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...More

Thank Rune1503
Reviewed March 4, 2012

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

Thank LeeDenmark
Reviewed June 4, 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...More

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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
...More
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