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Skt Hans Torv, Copenhagen

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Sankt Hans Torv (lit. "St. John's Marketplace") is a public square in the heart of the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is dominated by a large granite sculpture by Jørgen Haugen Sørensen and is known for its thriving café scene. St. John's Church, the largest and oldest church in Nørrebro, is situated just east of the square.

Located close to the major shopping street Nørrebrogade and The Lakes, the square is a major junction in the area where the streets Blegdamsvej, Nørre Allé, Guldbergsgade, Elmegade, Fælledvej and Sankt Hans Gade meet.
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  • Nice square, cheap bars like Funke (students and 20-somethings, has pool table, 25kr bottles of beer, 20kr shots of fisk, 70kr for two hard drinks) and Mexibar (fruity cocktails) make for a good...  more »
  • Nice area with lots of cafes and bars - although it has become a bit too posh. Note that this is the place where Danish police shot at demonstrators in 1993 - the most violent conflict in Danish...  more »

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