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Skt. Pauls Gade 24, Copenhagen 1313, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the Royal Danish Navy rapidly grew under King Christian IV there was a need for increased housing for the navy personnel and their families. The initial construction of these rows of single storey houses, with cobble stoned streets in between, commenced in 1631 and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank westy54
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The row of distinctively painted houses remain from when they were first built as Naval barracks by King Christian IV. While there is not much to do apart from admire the row of houses, it's nevertheless still special to see how well maintained the houses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce_7t
Reviewed September 14, 2018

...if only these buildings and streets could talk, I ponder the tale they would tell. Quite possibly the best kept secret in town, from a historic visual perspective, with the ochre/orange buildings....and you will want to know more.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

I came upon this lovely historic set of orange houses as i was touring around Copenhagen. They were houses used for the Royal Danish Navy and their families. As i walked up and down each street i tried to imagined what life must have been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Once you have seen the rows and rows of same color cookie cutter rowhouses you will reckognize the color alle over the city. Pretty! They are working on renovating part of this area.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

These orange barrack style houses you should come across when walking towards the little mermaid from the city center.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We were on a coach tour around Copenhagen and we spent some time driving past these really interesting streets. Our guide advised that the houses were originally built from the mid 18th Century to house the families of men who served in the Royal Danish...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed October 1, 2016

On our way to see the Little Mermaid, we found ourselves wandering through the former naval barracks of the city entirely by chance but we were very glad to have done so. Pretty red cottages laid out on either side of a wide street were...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

A hidden gem with an enthusiastic knowledgeable volunteer guide who spoke excellent English and gave us a private conducted tour. Worth going to see the little cottage, plus specialforces exhibit. Sadly printed info in Danish but a small problem. Hopefully they will get UNESCO world...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

Came across this area whilst returning to the docks, it is very quaint and very old, there are several plaques which explain its history and it makes it a worthwhile stop whilst wondering around.

Date of experience: July 2016
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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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