Guide to Vesterbro

Photo: Büro Jantzen, CMC

10 lovely places in Vesterbro that you must visit

Take a trip through one of Copenhagen’s old working-class neighbourhoods, where the old industrial style has changed and has been replaced by an exuberant city life. This guide takes you to 10 inspiring places from historic Humleby, Carlsberg Byen and the hipster paradise in Kødbyen (The meat district) to cosmopolitan Kihoskh and the heart of Vesterbro on Enghave Plads.

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Kødbyen: A Post-industrial Cultural Melting Pot

Kødbyen: A Post-industrial Cultural Melting Pot

Kødbyen, København, Danmark

Sønder Boulevard: From Working-class Neighborhood to Hipster Paradise

Sønder Boulevard: From Working-class Neighborhood to Hipster Paradise

Sønder Blvd., København, Danmark

The corner at Kihoskh: Where Cosmopolitans put down Roots

The corner at Kihoskh: Where Cosmopolitans put down Roots

Sønder Blvd. 53, 1720 København, Danmark

Skydebanehaven: A Communal Backyard for Vesterbro

Skydebanehaven: A Communal Backyard for Vesterbro

Absalonsgade 12, 1658 København, Danmark

Tullinsgade: The World’s Smallest Hotel

Tullinsgade: The World’s Smallest Hotel

Tullinsgade 1, 1610 København, Danmark

Værnedamsvej: Copenhagen’s “Little Paris”

Værnedamsvej: Copenhagen’s “Little Paris”

Værnedamsvej, Danmark

Enghave Plads: The Heart of Vesterbro Revived

Enghave Plads: The Heart of Vesterbro Revived

Enghave Pl., 1670 København, Danmark

Enghaveparken: Dryshod in the footsteps of Arne Jacobsen

Enghaveparken: Dryshod in the footsteps of Arne Jacobsen

Enghave Parken, Enghaveparken, 1761 København, Danmark

Humleby: Idyllic Working-class History

Humleby: Idyllic Working-class History

Jerichausgade 30, 1777 København V, Danmark

Carlsberg: Probably the World’s Most Beautiful Industrial Buildings

Carlsberg: Probably the World’s Most Beautiful Industrial Buildings

Olivia Hansens Gade, København, Danmark