Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stretching from to the harbour front just south of the , it is lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants.

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Rosenborg Castle is a renaissance castle located in Copenhagen, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a museum of fine and applied art in , , built around the private collections of lawyer, businessman and art collector C. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is the home of the Danish royal family, and is located in , . Photo: Janeway666, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The , formerly Stellaburgis Hafniens, is a 17th-century tower located in central Copenhagen, Denmark, and one of the many architectural projects of Christian IV of Denmark, built as an astronomical observatory. Photo: Avda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a district in , . Photo: Manscher, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a historic row house district of former Naval barracks in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the central area and the historical heart of , bounded by the lakes circling the inner city and the harbour, it reflects the entire city’s extent during the reign of King Christian IV, when the town was fortified.


55.6833° or 55° 41' north
12.5833° or 12° 35' east
Open Location Code
10 metres (33 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: نيهافن
  • Basque: Nyhavn
  • Bulgarian: Нйхавн
  • Catalan: Nyhavn
  • Cebuano: Nyhavn
  • Chinese: 新港
  • Danish: Nyhavn
  • Dutch: Nyhavn
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نيهافن
  • Esperanto: Nyhavn
  • Faroese: Nyhavn
  • Finnish: Nyhavn
  • French: Nyhavn
  • Gallegan: Nyhavn
  • German: Nyhavn
  • Hebrew: ניהאון
  • Hungarian: Nyhavn
  • Icelandic: Nyhavn
  • Italian: Nyhavn
  • Japanese: ニューハウン
  • Kalaallisut: Nyhavn
  • Korean: 뉘하운
  • Latin: Nyhavn
  • Norwegian: Nyhavn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nyhavn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nyhavn
  • Polish: Nyhavn
  • Portuguese: Nyhavn
  • Russian: Нюхавн
  • Serbian: Nihavn
  • Serbian: Nova luka (Kopenhagen)
  • Serbian: Нихавн
  • Serbian: Нова лука (Копенхаген)
  • Spanish: Nyhavn
  • Swedish: Nyhavn
  • Ukrainian: Нугавн
  • Vietnamese: Nyhavn

Other Places Named Nyhavn

  • Vadsø, Norway
  • Neighborhood in Western Norway, Norway
  • Harbor in Denmark
  • Cove in Rogaland, Norway
  • Cove in Møre og Romsdal, Norway
  • Inlet in Western Norway, Norway

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