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“Area along the Stroget!”
13 Oct 2017
“An extremely busy large city square!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Active neighborhood and commercial shops, restaurants and landmarks throughout the area. Area of the city along the Stroget. Lot of eateries and and shopping around the square. It is a great place to just stroll and enjoying the surroundings. Worth a visit!

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

While undertaking several shopping expeditions along Copenhagen's premier shopping street, we had cause to pass through this large city square on a number of occasions. Each time we were there, the square was almost overflowing with tourists and locals. This was no doubt due to...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you do not start your city walking tour here, plan to make it one of your stops. A fountain providing water to locals since the 1600’s featuring a little boy urinating under the watch of a pregnant lady squirting water from her breasts. A...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 27 June 2016

One of the nicest squares along Stroget. Nice, romantic cafes and outdoor places/restaurants. The Caritas Well, the oldest fountain in Copenhagen, is its distinctive "landmark".

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Along Strøget is Gammeltorv which is Copenhagen's oldest square and across the street is neighbouring Nytorv. Both squares are hugely charismatic and are surrounded by Neoclassical style buildings. When we visited a Christmas Market had been set up which made the area feel very festive....More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 13 September 2015

One of many "squares" in Copenhagen! Surrounded by a few bars and restaurants! I'm sure you'll like atleast one of them!

Thank Stefan O
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It is actually two squares. There is the Caritas Well, a renaissance fountain from 1610. Around there are a lot of restaurants cafés, it is a very pleasant place.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 4 June 2015

After strolling Stroget we came out into this large open space with a lovely fountain. Not too much going on, but as we needed lunch we checked out the restaurants and chose City Kroen. It is very old and serves true Danish food - not...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

A huge square (actually, it's 2 squares adjointed), but somehow empty. No banches or light at night, one food stand and not crowded.

Thank Dundun0101
Reviewed 16 June 2014

The Gammeltorv is a very large square that is very nice and it has the beautiful Caritas Well, a Renaissance fountain erected by King Christian IV in 1610. When we were there recently, we saw a market selling Italian food that seemed to be very...More

Thank BennyMalaga
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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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