Christianshavn

Christian IV had this islet fortified in 1618: Christianshavn was born. Having acted as a preliminary protection for the city and an active port with a canal cutting right through it, the district has preserved its traditional characteristics and brightly coloured houses. The 17C Nordic baroque-style Church of Our Saviour,has a superb view over the city and sea from the top of its steeple. You get up there using a spiral staircase that run outside of the tower.

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DAC - Danish Architecture Centre
DAC - Danish Architecture Centre
It exhibits models of the latest
Christiania
Christiania
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Copenhagen Stock Exchange
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Copenhagen's Royal Library
Copenhagen's Royal Library
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Christiansborg Palace
Christiansborg Palace
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Nordatlantens Brygge - North Atlantic House
Nordatlantens Brygge - North Atlantic House
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Christiania
Christiania
The neighbourhood of Christiania, a self
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Copenhagen Stock Exchange
Copenhagen Stock Exchange
Built in 1619 upon the orders of
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Copenhagen's Royal Library
Copenhagen's Royal Library
Founded in 1653 by King Frederik III and
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