Denmark tours Copenhagen Nyhavn. Port bars and recreation area. Nyhavn Copenhagen tourism Denmark

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One of the most picturesque, recognizable and photographed corners of Copenhagen is the bright and colorful Nyhavn district

Translated from the Danish language Nyhavn means "new harbor". And Copenhagen is the "merchant harbor". Many tourists start to get acquainted with Copenhagen from this street. From here boat cruises depart throughout the city. On New Year's Eve, when local shops and cafes decorate their shop windows, and residents hang out glowing light bulbs on the windows, the old Newhavn turns into one big decoration for fairy tales.

Nyhavn is a canal on the bank of which is located the famous embankment. This channel was dug in 1673 by order of the Danish king Christian V in order to get access to the sea from the city center. Over time, the main trading port of Copenhagen was formed here. Two embankments stretch along the canal, but most tourists walk along the side where there are colored houses with odd numbers. On the same side there are numerous cafes and restaurants. To take a photo of these houses, it is better to go to the opposite side. At the very beginning of the channel, a monument to the Danish sailors who died during the Second World War was installed.

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Denmark tours Copenhagen Nyhavn. Port bars and recreation area. Nyhavn Copenhagen tourism Denmark.

This is the main tourist promenade of the Danish capital, along with the pedestrian street Stroget

Take a boat on the pier of the Nyhavn canal and tour the canals of Copenhagen, watching the life of the city from the water, and then watch the sunset on the embankment of Nyhavn. In the 19th century, the main European storyteller Hans Christian Andersen lived in one of the colorful houses along the embankment of the Newhavn Canal. This street itself has become a kind of open-air museum.

These cute, colorful, like a toy, houses have been here for more than one century. Pay attention to the beautiful house of some lilac color. This is the oldest house in Nyhavn, number 9. On its facade date of construction is visible - 1681 year. Copenhagen is one of the most beautiful European cities. It is located on islands in the Baltic Sea, closer to Sweden than to mainland Denmark, whose capital is, and connected to Swedish Malmo by a unique bridge disappearing into a tunnel under water a few kilometers from the coast.

Architecturally, Copenhagen unites Scandinavia with Northern Europe. There is a lot of water, golden spiers and wide spaces, there are bridges with gilded railings, royal castles, the town hall square and the embankment with densely standing medieval houses, as in other rich port cities on the Baltic and the English Channel. The center of Copenhagen is known for its famous amusement park called Tivoli, where you can not only ride the attractions you know, but also visit the most famous attraction in Denmark called the Golden Tower.

Denmark is a small Scandinavian state, located on the Jutland peninsula and islands. Copenhagen - the capital of the country, which is located on the largest island of Zealand. The Danish kingdom has existed for over a thousand years; at different times, Sweden, Norway, and Finland were part of the country.

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