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Nyhavn by Night (Part 2)

By RossGStrachan  
Den Nye Havn, 'the New Haven', Copenhagen, was originally a busy 17th century commercial port where ships from all over the world would dock. The area teemed with sailors, ladies of pleasure, pubs and alehouses. 'Den Nye Havn' eventually changed its name to 'Nyhavn' ('Newhaven'), and gradually the beautiful old slanted houses were renovated and classy restaurants started popping up.

Stretching from Kongens Nytorv to the harbour front just south of the Royal Playhouse, it is lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants. Serving as a "heritage harbour", the canal has many historical wooden ships.

Tags: Canal Merchant Harbour Boats Sailors Houses Copenhagen Denmark Landscape and travel Nyhavn

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Comments


mooreish 4 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 10:38PM
Excellent image, Perfect exposure and composition, Really like it

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7 May 2013 11:19PM
Excellent night capture.
Effrossini
gconant 5 1 United States
8 May 2013 12:47AM
What a magnificent image.
It makes me wish I could fly to Copenhagen for dinner!!

Glenn
doolittle 7 1 2 South Africa
8 May 2013 7:50AM
Beautiful. Well controlled light.

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