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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

Take a dip at Odense Harbour

You will find Odense Havnebad in the heart of Odense Harbour. It opened in the summer of 2016. The structure resembles a ship with a deck and cabin, making it easy to fin...

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

The path bridge across the railway tracks was designed by the architects Gottlieb Paludan Architects, who won a design competition in 2012. The bridge is very beautiful and impressive, especially at n...

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The Latin Quarter
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The Latin Quarter

Discover the special Latin Quarter in the heart of Odense

Odense’s Latin Quarter is located on the west side of the city centre and spreads over the Brandts area (once a textile factory), down to the l...

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Munkemose Park
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Munkemose 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
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The Fairy Tale Garden

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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Odense River
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Odense River

It is a special feeling to be so close to a big city and yet in the country side.

The Odense River is virtually unchanged and presents recreative possibilities for everybody. 

Fishing season between 8....

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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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