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Copenhagen Card
"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
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Copenhagen Canal Tour
"Hop aboard your sightseeing cruise boat in Nyhavn or Gammel Strand in central Copenhagen. Take a seat in the boat’s lower saloon or stroll around the deck admiring the city sights as you cruise. Canals zigzag through Copenhagen and the city’s top waterfront sights appear around every twist and turn. Watch out for attractions like the Little Mermaid an iconic Edvard Eriksen statue carved to look like a character from a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale. Learn the history of Copenhagen as your onboard guide points out key sights. Hear about Amalienborg Castle – seat of the Danish royal family since the 18th century – while and gaze at Copenhagen Opera House a futuristic-looking building that juts out onto the waterfront.Glide through Christianshavn canal quarter and hear trivia about King Christian IV
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Small-Group Copenhagen City Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in City Hall Square in central Copenhagen and set off on your walking tour of Denmark’s charming capital. As you walk you’ll stop at all the must-sees and gain informative insights into the sights and places that most inspire your guide.Admire City Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen) as your guide reveals interesting facts about Copenhagen’s history see the statue of H. C. Andersen and pass the Tivoli Gardens the city’s 19th-century amusement park that’s home to one of the world’s oldest wooden rollercoasters.Walk through Amagertorv the city’s medieval square and see the Christiansborg Palace and Borsen the Old Stock Exchange
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Christiania Tips (3)

No FoTo means NO PHOTOS!!

Christiana is well worth a visit, though perhaps not so much if you are a voyeur type of tourist. The community is pretty off-beat and generally laid-back and sitting having a beer and passing the time of day (or whatever) with the locals made for a pleasant afternoon.

One thing they are not laid-back about however is photographs. I had no sooner taken this one when a guy on a push bike screeched up to me and demanded, in no uncertain terms, that I delete it. He relented a bit when I explained that the reason that I took it was for the purpose of writing a short piece on the internet about not taking photographs here, and then having been shown that the photo was quite literally just the "No Foto" sign he let it go at that - so you have been warned!!

BTW beer is pretty cheap here ;)

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johngayton
Aug 07, 2007

No pictures in pusher street

In Christiana there is a street called 'pusher street'. It a place where people use and sell soft drugs. The pushers are not so happy if you take a picture here. "I'll smash your camera", was the start of the first conversation I had in Danmark. Later I discovered on one of my photo's a sign that taking photo's was not allowed.

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Roggeveen
Jul 29, 2006

BE CAREFUL IN CHRISTIANIA

Despite being a great cooperative community, government repression of Christiania has led to a "thug" element of drug dealers here- I was threatened by one here (just minding my own business). I was told marijuana used to be sold here openly like in Amsterdam, but now that is not permitted, and it's the lowlifes that are left selling the stuff. Dosen't seem to be a threat of muggings here, however, and aside from avoiding the dealers, there is no reason not to see this aspect of Danish culture.

Mootown
Jan 07, 2006
 
 
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