Nyhavn with its picturesque old houses on either side of the
canal offers a variety of restaurants, pubs, cafés
with dancing and music - 24 hours a day.
Nyhavn is also called "The longest outdoor bar
in Scandinavia" - with its many restaurants
- cafés and cozy eating places overlooking the canal.
Christian Andersen and Nyhavn
The famous fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Andersen
lived in no. 20 - from 1834-38,
where he wrote is first stories. Later he also lived on the
opposite, sunny side of Nyhavn in no.
67 - from 1845-64. The last years
of his life he lived in no.18.