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Christiania, Copenhagen

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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1.8/5 based on 3,400+ 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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  • A friend recommended we visit Christiania "Free Town" while we were in Copenhagen. We decided to stop by at mid-day (if you are daring enough to make the visit, I would recommend you go while there is...  read more »
  • Beautiful place but gets a bit dodgy at night. My partner felt a little bit unsafe but general it was great. Well worth a visit if in Copenhagen 
  • It seems that here time has stopped. It's a hippie community that the Government has tried several times to do close but resists. It's a utopian community. Everyone lives with enormous humanity and civilization in order to preserve the place tidy. It is located in the Christiasven on a lake. The place is surrounded by nature and beautiful. We witnessed an argument between two men, locals shouting but civil and calm manner. In Italy in the same situation would have certainly beaten. It is a place where you can safely smoke and buy from smoking. I read some reviews saying there were ugly faces and that people did not feel safe. We had a feeling place is run by their rules and despite being forbidden to take pictures, I have made several, discreetly of course, I have seen many times the locals and glared but nobody ever said anything. Unique place in the world must see!!!
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