Christianshavns Canal in winter
Neighbourhood guide
Restaurant Undici in Christianshavn

Maritime and historic Christianshavn

This guide helps you to get the best of Christianshavn. Expect hygge all year round and a down-to-earth atmosphere in this beautiful part of Copenhagen, which is technically a part of the city center, but definitely has its own distinct neighbourhood feel.

What do see and do in Christianshavn

The coloured houses and idyllic canals make Christianshavn unique and one of Copenhagen’s most picturesque districts.

Best food in Christianshavn

Christianshavn and Holmen is home to some of Copenhagen's best restaurants and when it comes to sublime Nordic cuisine , this is definitely the way to go.

9 ways to conquer Copenhagen's waters

It doesn't take much more than a few rays of sunshine before Copenhagen's waterfront is filled with renewed energy and joyful faces. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the city's beautiful lakes and canals.

Don't miss out on these wonders in the area

Get a culture fix, a calming ride of the waterways and of course some supreme food to end your day of maritime exploration.


It’s hard to think of a more charming way to cruise around and see Copenhagen than by boat from the lovely canals of Christianshavn. FriendShips o...


Going back in time to discover the future of Nordic gastronomy and beer.  Barr is an old Irish word for crops, and Old Norse for barley, which is ...

The Bridge Street Kitchen

By the Inner Harbour Bridge between Christianshavn and Nyhavn, you can visit The Bridge Street Kitchen which combines world-class street food with phe...

Holmen: The former naval area between Refshaleøen and Christianshavn

From naval area to a calm waterside oasis in the city, Holmen is home to the Opera, noma and a calming, secluded vibe.