Nyhavn

Especially during summer Nyhavn is the perfect place to end a long day. Have dinner at one of the cosy restaurants or do like the locals and buy a beer from a nearby store and rest your feet at the quayside.

Nyhavn was originally a busy commercial port where ships from all over the world would dock. The area was packed with sailors, ladies of pleasure, pubs and alehouses.

Today the beautiful old houses have been renovated and classy restaurants dominate the old port. Nyhavn is filled with people enjoying the relaxed atmosphere by the canal, jazz music and great food.

Hans Christian Andersen's Nyhavn

No. 9, Nyhavn, is the oldest house in the area dating back to 1681. The design of the house has not been altered since that time.
Many of the houses lining the quays of Nyhavn have been the homes of prominent artists.

Hans Christian Andersen used to live in no. 20. This is where he wrote the fairy-tales 'the Tinder-Box', 'Little Claus and Big Claus', and 'the Princess and the Pea'. He also lived twenty years in no. 67 and two years in no. 18.

Opening hours
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2020 Monday - Sunday -

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Адрес

Nyhavn 1-71
1051 København K

Phone

+45 3312 3233

Facilities

  • City / Area

    • København (indre by)

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  • Coordinates

    Longtitude : 12.587413787
    Latitude : 55.680857024
  • Bus

    1A, 15, 26
  • Metro

    Kongens Nytorv

Distance to

  • Copenhagen City Hall Square

    1,8 km.