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Christiania, Copenhagen
(1.8/5 based on 3,600+ reviews on the web)
Breathe in some fresh air at Christiania, a car-free neighborhood of free-spirited Copenhagen. Home to about 800 permanent residents, this district covers approximately 35 hectares (84 acres) and functions as a self-governing community. Famous for its relaxed atmosphere and brightly colored houses, the area attracts nonconformists from around the world with its collective workshops and communal living. Venture farther away from the neighborhood's famous main street to discover a world of green gardens, beer halls, music venues, and gift shops. Although you cannot drive into the neighborhood itself, you can leave your car just outside it and join a guided walking tour at the main entrance. Using our custom trip planner, Copenhagen attractions like Christiania can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We visited Christiania yesterday and today, which sounded "good morning" between the residents several times while the booths with fruits, food, clothing and Christmas stuff at 11 o'clock was made ready for the day's work. Pusher Street was laid down for blatant trade, and the Christmas market was ready for opening at 12-20. Several groups of tourists were shown around by guides around on the large area. It was a nice Christmas market where we bought Christmas decorations. There were many Pokeman's on Pusher Street.
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  • One arrives in this part of town, or in this independent city as Favorites, considering finding another world and indeed at first glance from this impression. Founded by a group of hippies and anarchists in an old abandoned military base and claimed as a province, in fact all over the walls are murals and lettering style Community Center, though (at least to me) has always given the impression of something quite fake, that is perhaps true 20 years ago but now ... anyway is very feature definitely worth visiting
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  • Christiania is best by the lakes where the small, DIY houses line the shoreside. The hash market is what it is - once a bastion for leftist ideals, today the sale of drugs is in the hands of a mob of ...  more »