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thewanderlusthome
Germany102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Couples
I wandered around Holmen by chance, since my husband had a meeting nearby. It wound up being my favorite area of the city! It was formerly a naval base and it's full of nice old industrial buildings. It's also incredibly peaceful & quiet! I love exploring a city by its architecture, and this is a don't-miss spot on that front!
Written 26 September 2017
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Torger B
Copenhagen, Denmark1,299 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
This is an area under heavy development and has changed a lot since its functions for the Danish naval fleet. Lots of historical monuments still. The area is good for walking or running, or for visiting some of the historical sights.
Written 24 August 2020
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Borzov
Rijeka, Croatia5,293 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2016 • Friends
A group of small islands that was once the site of the Royal Naval Base, after it was relocated from Bremerholm at the end of the 17th century. Now it is open to the public and offers some really great views on the city.
Written 28 June 2016
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UKnative
Buckinghamshire42 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Being a keen admirer of new architecture (and Copenhagen has some fine examples) I wanted to see the brand new opera house. This is superbly located on Holmen, overlooking the waterfront and on an alignment with the Amelienborg Palace Square and Marble Church. This is a great new building by the firm Henning Larsen and to attend a performance here must be something special. You see the building in splendid isolation from the other side of the harbour (the park by Amelienborg). The area, Christianshavn, is becoming quite fashionable with old warehouses converted into apartments. Lots of pretty streets alongside the canal. Bus 66 from Central Station takes you right to the Opera or one can take the canal ferry from Nyhavn.
Written 5 June 2005
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Linda K
Port Saint Lucie, FL2,273 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
When looking on a map, this area of Copenhagen housing the Royal Academy's schools of theater, film, music and architecture in old barracks seems almost inaccessible. However, it is easily accessible using the harbor bus ferries which depart from the Royal Library, Nyhavn and Knippelsbro, or by taking Bus 2A to its terminus.
Written 8 November 2019
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Brad K
Orangeville, PA96 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Saw this area from a far on the canal tour but it seemed like a cool area with a lot of interesting historical significance to the city.
Written 24 December 2014
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SkyDK
Stow-on-the-Wold, UK360 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2012
Just in the middle of cph you will find what was untill a few years a go the main naval station. It is still a navy area but open to the public. Go and see the 400 yers old mast crane or the old ships. Or just sniff in the atmosphere. Great views to the city
Written 21 March 2013
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JesperRoskilde
Roskilde, Denmark20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2011
Jump aboard Denmark's last submarine or frigate which was famous for firing a missile at a Danish holiday area (but no injuries)
Written 17 July 2012
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Rune1503
Copenhagen, Denmark6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2012
If you need a break away from the touristy crowds, Holmen could be the place. Only one stop with the water bus from Nyhavn, Holmen is more than the location of the Opera. Former home of the Danish navy (few things remain) and in the vicinity of Christiania Holmen is the right place to go if you need to chill out on a sunny day and you want some space and fresh air.
Written 13 May 2012
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LeeDenmark
Copenhagen, Denmark336 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
It's nice to walk around the waterfront. All that's missing is more restaurants and cafees.
Written 4 March 2012
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