What to see and do in Christianshavn
The coloured houses and idyllic canals make Christianshavn unique and one of Copenhagen’s most picturesque districts.
Made up of a group of small islands, the neighbourhood is a real charmer, and ideal to explore by bike, on foot along the quays or even from the waterside. The group of small islands that make up this area, is perhaps mostly known for Freetown Christiania, but is worth visiting for many other reasons too.
If you're feeling hungry after a day of epxploring, you should check out this guide on where to eat in Christianshavn.
Cruise the canals - by yourself or on a tour
Copenhagen is an old harbour and maritime city, and one of the most beautiful and enjoyable ways to see it, is from a boat sailing down its charming canals.
Church of Our Saviour
Our Saviour's is one of Denmark's most famous churches, and since the serpentine spire was inaugurated in 1752, climbing all 400 steps to the top has been very popular.
Overgaden - Institute for Contemporary Art
Established in 1986 by a group of local artists, Overgaden has for more than two decades been among the leading non-profit exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Copenhagen.
Situated by a canal in ...
Explore on a guided walking tour
Like the rest of Copenhagen, Christiania is small enough to explore by foot. Dive into the fascinating history of this special area on a guided walking tour.
North Atlantic House is an art centre where you can encounter North Atlantic culture, research and business. Here, people from the North Atlantic, Denmark, and the rest of the world meet and inspire o...
The yellow harbour buses take you up and down the harbour on a regular bus ticket. And they’re running on electricity.
Krøyers Plads is a new square located at a great location in the Copenhagen neighbourhood Christianshavn.
The square was designed together with the surrounding buildings, which continue the historic ...