Travel | Christiania – Copenhagen, Denmark

The scandi cool aesthetic of Copenhagen’s town centre is juxtaposed elegantly with the neighbouring Freetown Christiania, an autonomous anarchist district of around 1000 residents which embraces freedom, creativity, community and of course the infamous ‘Green Light District’. Coming from the rather uptight South East of England, the idea of exploring a free town like Christiania was just too tempting and so after an enjoyable breakfast in Nyhavn we made our way across the bridge and walked towards this hippie village.
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Spreading across over 80 acres, this is a sprawling community and I was grateful that our first encounter with Christiania was as we crept around the blissfully quiet areas around 

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If you’re spending time in Copenhagen then a trip to Christiania is a must. It is as much a dreamworld as it is a bizarre twisted reality but all of the genuine residents we encountered were so friendly and charming I half wanted to apply to live there myself. That is the catch of course, you must apply and be approved to live in Christiania and there seems to be a pretty long waiting list!Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, Travel, Christiania, Travelling, Tourism, Tourist, Sightseeing, ThatEMily, That Emily, Blog, Blogger, Travel Blog, Travel Blogger


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