H. C. Andersen lived in several houses in Nyhavn. On September 1, 1834, he moved to his chosen 2-room Logi in Nyhavn 20, 2nd floor, at the captain's widow Karen Sophie Larsen. Here he wrote the first fairy tale booklets, which contained the fairy tales "The lighter", "The little Klaus and the big Klaus" and "The princess on the pea". Here he lived from 1834 to 1838.
Owned by Nyhavn No. 67, 2nd floor, H.C. Andersen lived in 3 rooms with short breaks in the years 1848 - 1865 in a boarding house run by the Anholm family. Here he liked to live, as it was on the sunny side. The view to Sweden was fantastic. H.C. Andersen could see all Christianshavn, Holmen and the stock market.
On October 23, 1871 he moved to Nyhavn 18 in Thora Hallagers new boarding school. On the first floor he rents three rooms. Two of them walk out onto the street while the bedroom faces the courtyard. H.C. Andersen lived in this boarding house from 1871 to 1875. This was his last accommodation in Nyhavn.
July 29, 2018
Especially in summer, Nyhavn harbor is the perfect place to end a long day. Enjoy dinner in the friendly restaurants or do it like the locals and drink your own beer along the quay wall.
Nyhavn was originally a busy trading port where ships from all over the world docked. Here there were sailors, pleasure girls, pubs and bars.
Today, the beautiful old houses are all renovated and fine restaurants dominate the old port. At Nyhavn, people relax by the canal and enjoy jazz music and great food.
October 25, 2017
The Nyhavn is an absolute highlight in Copenhagen and the perfect place to end a long day. Nyhavn was originally a busy trading port where ships from all over the world docked. Today, the beautiful old houses are all renovated and fine restaurants dominate in the old port. At Nyhavn you can relax by the canal and enjoy jazz music and great food.
December 14, 2018
A visit to Copenhagen is not complete without a visit to Nyhavn, which is one of the city's main attractions. It is the central harbor, which was revived in the 1980s and is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Nyhavn is the 500-meter-long canal from Kongens Nytorv to the port, which was originally built in the 17th century. Incidentally, the famous poet Hans Christian Andersen lived in this area.
Visitors to Nyhavn should definitely take a harbor cruise on the popular excursion boats, which are only available in Copenhagen and start in Nyhavn. Seeing Copenhagen from the water is a very special experience, especially when it comes to old harbor houses.
On Nyhavn, the playhouse, located at the mouth of the inner harbor, and the magnificent new opera, located on the other side of the harbor, are worth a visit. Right next to Nyhavn are Amaliehaven Park and Amalienborg Palace, the royal residence. Right behind it are the Frederikskirche and the Marble Church.
Nyhavn is lined up with restaurants, including first-class restaurants serving freshly caught fish. In the summer you can watch the hustle and bustle in the cafes along the canal and listen to the jazz music of street musicians. But Nyhavn not only offers a lot during the day; The many bars along the canal often open until the early hours of the morning.
March 18, 2019
Many famous artists lived at Nyhavn. The most famous of these was the fairy tale poet Hans Christian Andersen. In house No. 20 he wrote the fairy tales "The girl with the matches", "The little Klaus and the big Klaus" and "The princess on the pea". His former homes Nos. 18 and 67, where he lived for 2 and 20 years respectively, are open for viewing. At the western end of the harbor, one of the most famous squares in Copenhagen is the Royal New Market, which houses a poet's monument. In addition, there is the "Totto Palais" theater, built in 1685, and the Charlottenburg Palace, which was built at the same time.
August 21, 2019
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