Sandkaj Nordhavn

What to see and do in Nordhavn

Photo: Lukas Bukoven

Nordhavn is almost a city within the city, and the sea-side vibes around here are hard to beat, especially on a summers day. Here are a few thing to be doing in Nordhavn.


Take a guided tour of the UN City

The UN City Campus 1 on Marmormolen opened in July 2013. Today, the building houses 11 UN organisations and 1,500 staff members from 100 nations. The UN City Campus 1 is designed by the Danish archit...


Take a dip in the harbour bath

Sandkaj Harbour bath is an official bathing zone in the new Nordhavn quarter, where the boardwalk, the cafés and bathing guests create a lovely beach vibe. Sandkaj bathing zone is open year-round an...


Gaze at architectural marvel, Portland Towers

One of the many architectural attractions at Nordhavn Portland Towers was the first building to be finished in the new neighbourhood Århusgadekvarteret in Nordhavn. With their 52 meters’ height, the...


Enjoy good food, good views and architecture at The Silo

From grain silo to dramatic steel tower In the old industrial harbour area Nordhavn, or North Harbour, an upcoming neighbourhood is taking form. Modern architecture is growing out of former industry ...


Get fit (or just play and watch the sunset) on a rooftop gym

Workout with a view Konditaget Lüders is a recreational space on top of a multi-storey car park in Copenhagen’s Nordhavn district. In this densely built-up area, the 2,400 m2 rooftop makes for an alt...


Shop for design at Menu Space

Menu Space is founded by Norm Architects as a creative initiative focused on bringing creative thinkers closer to the brand and encouraging them to share their idea and stories. The halls are filled ...


Design in world renowned architectural settings at Paustian

Simple and functional seem to be the red thread inside the Paustian furniture and design house - located on Kalkbrænderiløbskaj in Nordhavn and designed by the Danish world famous architect Jørn Utzon...

Photo: Giuseppe Liverino

Sleep at THE KRANE

THEKRANE is a former coal crane turned intimate one-room hotel. Located in the neighbourhood Nordhavn, THEKRANE offers a unique way of staying in Copenhagen. You will get stunning views, minimalistic...


Eat your way through Nordhavn

Let us guide you through the many options of delicious food and drinks in Nordhavn. Get a taste of Mexico at Hija de Sanchez Cantina, try an liquid nitrogen based ice cream at Istid or enjoy a true authentic Japanese night at Sushi Anaba.