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Nyhavn (lit. "New Harbor") is a popular area in Copenhagen, Denmark with both locals and tourists. The street is lined with many small bars and restaurants facing out to a picturesque harbor. In warmer weather people fill every available table in the outdoors seating area in front of every restaurant. And even in cooler weather the heartier types sit outdoors with a beer and a blanket, provided by the restaurant on each seat, over their legs.

Less formal seating is on the edge of the harbour with bring-your-own beer. It is not uncommon to see groups of young people sitting along the waterfront with beer, enjoying the sunshine, the crowds and the street entertainment.

It is the starting point for various canal tour excursions, and is located near Kongens Nytorv, at one end of Strøget, and near the start of Langelinie, which leads to Amalienborg Palace.

Nyhavn was built by King Christian V, and it once had a bad reputation on account of the concentration of sailors living in the neighborhood.

Danish author Hans Christian Andersen lived in Nyhavn for some years.
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