Sydhavnen | Daniel Rasmussen

Area guide: Authentic Sydhavnen

Photo: Daniel Rasmussen

Sydhavnen is a less trodden path in Copenhagen and a neighbourhood that mixes nature, an architectural boom and authentic harbour-side living on the edge of the city.

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Head south along the Copenhagen harbour and you’ll find yourself in Sydhavnen, one of the new, upcoming neighbourhoods on the Copenhagen map. This former fishing area is experiencing an architectural boom and should be your go-to-place for waterside experiences off the beaten track – and for visiting the city’s fluffy ambassadors.

Things to do in Sydhavnen

Besides enjoying the water, nature and soaking up the ambience  which is unique to the city, here are a couple of things you could do in Sydhavnen. 

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Take a bite with your feet (almost) in the water

Every visit to a new neighbourhood requires something good to drink and a warm coffee or cold beer depending on the weather.

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Where to stay in Sydhavnen

This part of town is not packed with hotels, but these are good and located close to Vesterbro, Amager and the city center too.

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