Inspiration for your visit to Odense

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Odense is the charming capital of Fyn - rich in history, metropolitan vibes and green areas. Explore the old neighborhoods, the urban harbour, and visit the museums and attractions of the former industrial city.

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Odense Harbour & Marina
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Odense Harbour & Marina

Odense Harbour was built in the beginning of the 19th century and a lot has happened since then. For 150 years it served as a busy industrial harbour, but now it's transforming into a new and exciting...

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The Old Town Quarter in Odense
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The Old Town Quarter in Odense

The Old Town dates back to medieval times and is situated on the East side of the city centre. The main streets Overgade and Nedergade, were the right places to live and where the most powerful and in...

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Odense Harbour Bath - go for a free swim
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Odense Harbour Bath - go for a free swim

Odense Havnebad is located in the centre of Odense Harbour. It is shaped like a ship with a deck and cabin, making it easy to find.

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Byens Bro (City Bridge)
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Byens Bro (City Bridge)

Byens Bro (The City Bridge) is a bridge for people on foot and by bike that want to cross the railway tracks at Odense Railway Station and the purpose of the bridge is to better connect the harbour ar...

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Munke Mose Park
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Munke Mose Park

In 1881, Odense Municipality bought the area from Munke Mølle's factories because they wanted to keep it free of buildings. It was a low-lying bog and meadow area, which was partly used for grazing an...

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The Fairy Tale Garden in Odense
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The Fairy Tale Garden in Odense

You will find the fairytale garden by Odense Å, just behind Odense Cathedral and Odense City Hall. Via a nice wooden bridge, you can cross the river over to the rotunda, a small circular island in the...

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The Walking Street Quarter - Odense City
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The Walking Street Quarter - Odense City

The dedicated walking streets of Odense’s city centre are reserved for pedestrians and their leisure, as they are filled with opportunities for shopping and eating out. Odense has such an abundance of...

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Fishing in Odense River
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Fishing in Odense River

It's a special feeling to be so close to a big city - and still feel like you're out in the countryside. The main course of Odense River is largely unregulated, so nature is very close by. Here, upstr...

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The Washing Site at Odense River
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The Washing Site at Odense River

H.C. Andersen's mother worked as a washerwoman and washed clothes in Odense Å. Along the river, there were several washing places where the women could put their soapy water. When the clothes had to b...

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In the Footstep of Hans Christian Andersen
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In the Footstep of Hans Christian Andersen

We invite you to take a stroll through the heart of old Odense, Hans Christian Andersen’s birthplace, where you can encounter numerous things to remind you of Denmark’s world-famous writer of fairy ta...

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