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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.24mi , Attraction : Waterfront District
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Nyhavn 47, 1051 København, Denmark
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Nyhavn, the iconic waterfront district of Copenhagen, Denmark, is a vibrant and picturesque neighborhood that offers an array of delights to captivate every visitor. Its most striking feature is its row of colorful, beautifully preserved 17th-century buildings, presenting a cheerful and charming sight, perfect for photographers and Instagram enthusiasts alike. 

Nyhavn serves as the starting point for scenic canal cruises, offering a unique perspective of Copenhagen's landmarks, picturesque bridges, and historic ships moored along the waterfront. The quayside is dotted with a variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars offering a wide range of culinary experiences, where visitors can indulge in delicious Danish cuisine and international dishes while enjoying views of the bustling waterfront. 

As you stroll along Nyhavn, you'll be entertained by talented street performers offering live music, magic tricks, and more, adding to the festive and lively atmosphere of the area. The neighborhood is home to several historic wooden ships, open to the public, allowing visitors to step aboard and learn about Denmark's maritime heritage.

 Nyhavn comes alive at night with a bustling nightlife scene, featuring numerous bars and pubs offering drinks and live music, making it an ideal spot to unwind and enjoy Copenhagen's vibrant nightlife. Furthermore, Nyhavn hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, providing a lively cultural atmosphere. 

The neighborhood embodies the Danish concept of "hygge," exuding coziness and contentment with its warm colors and friendly ambiance. And if you simply wish to relax, Nyhavn provides plenty of benches and waterfront seating, perfect for people-watching as you soak in the delightful atmosphere of this cherished destination. 

Nyhavn boasts a captivating history and holds immense cultural significance as well. The renowned Danish writer, Hans Christian Andersen, once resided in three houses along the canal, with number 20 now transformed into a museum dedicated to preserving his life and literary contributions. Over the years, Nyhavn has been a favored gathering spot for artists and musicians, drawing inspiration from its enchanting atmosphere.

Take your time and enjoy your walk. Our next stop is the King’s New Square.


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Place #2
Distance: 0.21mi , Attraction : Public Square
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Kongens Nytorv 4, 1050 København, Denmark
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Kings New Square
And here we are, at King's New Square. It stands as a grand and historic public square that epitomizes the city's elegance and regal heritage. Situated at the intersection of major streets and neighboring iconic landmarks, this bustling square holds both cultural and architectural significance.

Originally laid out in the 17th century during the reign of King Christian V, the square was designed as part of an urban planning project to modernize Copenhagen's cityscape. Over the centuries, King's New Square has undergone several transformations, witnessing historical events and cultural shifts.

At its center stands the impressive equestrian statue of King Christian V, a majestic bronze monument unveiled in 1688. The square's layout is adorned with charming cobblestone streets, elegant facades, and iconic buildings, adding to its allure and timelessness.

King's New Square is flanked by some of Copenhagen's most prominent institutions. The Royal Danish Theatre, Denmark's national theater, commands one side of the square, showcasing outstanding performances of opera, ballet, and drama.

On the opposite side, the luxurious Hotel D'Angleterre, a historic and iconic landmark, exudes sophistication and luxury. The hotel has been a favorite of royalty, celebrities, and dignitaries, further enhancing the square's reputation as a symbol of grandeur.

King's New Square is also a bustling hub for luxury shopping, housing high-end boutiques and renowned brands, making it a popular destination for fashion enthusiasts and style connoisseurs.

Throughout the year, the square hosts various cultural events, festivals, and markets, injecting vibrant energy and liveliness into its already captivating atmosphere. During the holiday season, the square transforms into a winter wonderland with the city's largest Christmas market, inviting visitors to indulge in the festive spirit.

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Tour itinerary stops | Additional places you'll see on this self-guided tour

Map Pin Place 1 Nyhavn
Map Pin Place 2 Kings New Square
Map Pin Place 3 Viking History
Map Pin Place 4 Holmen Church
Map Pin Place 5 Christiansborg Palace
Map Pin Place 6 Directions
Map Pin Place 7 Stroget
Map Pin Place 8 Directions
Map Pin Place 9 The Round Tower
Map Pin Place 10 Kings Garden
Map Pin Place 11 Equestrian Statue
Map Pin Place 12 Rosenburg Castle
Map Pin Place 13 Directions
Map Pin Place 14 National Museum of Denmark
Map Pin Place 15 Bicycles in Denmark
Map Pin Place 16 Frederiks Church
Map Pin Place 17 Amalienborg Palace
Map Pin Place 18 Copenhagen Opera House
Map Pin Place 19 Directions
Map Pin Place 20 Kastellet
Map Pin Place 21 Directions
Map Pin Place 22 Sofarts Monument
Map Pin Place 23 Directions
Map Pin Place 24 Little Mermaid Statue

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