Christianshavn is a district east of the inner city of . Once a working-class neighbourhood, today Christianshavn is a trendy part of the city with its own unique identity. people from all walks of life, live side-by-side among cool cafes, old school bodegas, fancy restaurants and charming 19th-century houses along picturesque canals.
Photo: The Library of Congress, No restrictions.

Notable Places in the Area

is a palace and government building on the islet of Slotsholmen in central , . Photo: eimoberg, CC BY 2.0.

The is both the national Danish performing arts institution and a name used to refer to its old purpose-built venue from 1874 located on in . Photo: Axel Kuhlmann, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as Børsbygningen, is a 17th-century stock exchange in the center of Copenhagen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a baroque in , , most famous for the external spiral winding staircase that can be climbed to the top, offering extensive views over central Copenhagen. Photo: Avda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a self-governing "free town" established in 1971, a city within the city, on the site of a military barracks as an alternative to mainstream culture. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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.

is just outside ’s city center - the Inner City or - making it a very attractive place to live. Photo: Dannebrog Spy, CC BY-SA 3.0.


55.6724° or 55° 40' 20.5" north
12.5886° or 12° 35' 18.9" east
Open Location Code
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 21697413
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Christianshavn
  • Bulgarian: Чристианшавн
  • Cebuano: Christianshavn
  • Chinese: 克里斯蒂安港
  • Czech: Christianshavn
  • Danish: Christianshavn
  • Danish: Kristianshavn
  • Dutch: Christianshavn
  • Finnish: Christianshavn
  • French: Christianshavn
  • German: Christianshavn
  • Hebrew: קופנהגן/קריסטיאנסהאבן
  • Hebrew: קריסטיאנסהאבן
  • Hungarian: Christianshavn
  • Italian: Christianshavn
  • Japanese: クリスチャンシャオン
  • Norwegian: Christianshavn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Christianshavn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Christianshavn
  • Polish: Christianshavn
  • Russian: Кристиансхавн
  • Slovak: Christianshavn
  • Swedish: Christianshavn
  • Swedish: Kristianshavn

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