A local Venice known for its café-lined canals, a bohemian atmosphere with trendy shops and world-famous restaurant noma as well as Freetown Christiania.

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King Christian IV had a vision of a trading centre when in 1619 he began building Christianshavn with the aid of Dutch architects. Later it became a working-class neighbourhood and today the area has developed into one of the most fashionable and lively areas in Copenhagen.
A local Venice known for its café-lined canals, a bohemian atmosphere with trendy shops and world-famous restaurant noma as well as Freetown Christiania, a self-proclaimed autonomous neightbourhood of about 850 residents in an area of abandoned military barracks.
Take the 400 steps up to the best view from the top of the 90-metre high, golden tower of Vor Frelser Church.
Rent a small boat or do a canal tour or simply enjoy a walk along the streets lined with charming old buildings. Strandgade no. 32 built in 1624 is assessed as being the oldest in the district.