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Hans Christian Andersen Place

Indre By (Inner City)
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Address: Raadhuspladsen 57, Copenhagen 1550, Denmark
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+45 33 15 10 01
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Very nostalgic because the Place talks about how Hans became well known with his books and loads more which are surprises :)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hengoed, United Kingdom
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Hengoed, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nostalgic because the Place talks about how Hans became well known with his books and loads more which are surprises :)

Thank JessyStaffy
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked for an hour trying to find this place (more due to our bad map reading skills than it's location). When we eventually found it, we wished we hadn't! Thankfully, it was free with our Copenhagen Card as I'd have been hugely disappointed if I'd forked out money for it. We were literally in and out in 15 minutes.... More 

Thank Jones9Wales
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

An okay way to spend a quick half hour but if we had paid separately to go in, I think we may have been a bit disappointed. Mainly his stories with a few animated figures. Younger children may enjoy the stories. We had heard them so it wasn't new. Attached to Ripley s.

Thank PMM22
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Pay a visit to the grave of the Author Hans Christian Andersen and the store ... take a look also at where he lived

Thank treacy r
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Cute if your have a spare 20 minutes and a Copenhagen card, not worth paying an entry fee though. Walk through some dioramas of his works and hear stories narrated, as well as a brief history of himself. Would be great for children who have to patience to listen to the whole thing. Narrated in English,Danish or German.

Thank ben w
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Couldn't go to Copenhagen without visiting the patisserie here. Wow where to start, could easily have walked out with a handful of goodies but we restricted ourselves to one each

Thank helensV4047KI
Dudeldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad I followed my intuition and visited this place instead of following what others say on this site....I loved HC Andersen's fairytales since I was a kid so when I found out about this place i new I had to check it out . It brought back so many memories . Thank you!!! After a visit I went... More 

Thank patrycjahill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I didn't want to visit but it came free with the Copenhagen card, and it's not too far from the hotel. So we dropped by . I wasn't disappointed . It's a small place but it reminds me of all the various HC Anderson's stories again. The displays are pretty well done and you get to have the story told.... More 

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San Francisco
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

In this lovely shop there is a very expensive beautifully illustrated book of HCA tales. It is available in many languages. The ENGLISH version has been very poorly edited. There are so many mistakes (typographical, grammatical, and syntactical), I could not read it aloud as written. I have written to the shop twice and received no response. There was no... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

there is nothing remotely fairy tale about this place, it is in the same building as ripleys believe it or not. We were in and out of the place in literally 5 minutes. 180 DKK down the drain in my opinion. It was boring, dated, and a waste of time and money.

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