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Best things to do in Odense

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Our local writer H. C. Andersen lived in this house, which is situated in the older area of Odense. Very charming to go for a walk there and see the charming cobble-stoned streets.”
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Zoo
“It takes about 20 minutes by bus to reach Odense Zoo. Admission costs about DKK 200 for an adult and DKK 100 for a child (DKK 170 for students)”
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Shopping Mall
“Huge shoppingcenter. You can get everything over there. From clothes to good food and electronic etc. There is also a big cinema inside the shopping center. ”
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Street Food Gathering
“A pretty new place in Odense to eat Street Food. The Pakhus has events too. Located close to the Central Station.”
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Park
“The place to be during the summer! Take a your on the river on a guided boat or rent your own boat! The guided boat is a hop on-hop off, so it can take you to Odense Zoo or near Skovsøen (recommended) in the middle of beautiful forrest setting. ”
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Art Gallery
“An experimenting museum with often interesting exhibitions. Usually good exhibitions for children too. Usually free thursday evenings.”
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Garden
“Lovely green area next to the centre, inspired by some of H. C. Andersens stories.”
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Indie Movie Theatre
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“Café Biografen is one of Odenses oldest cafés and it's also one of the cosiest cinemas. Definitely worth a visit!”
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History Museum
“H. C. Andersens childhood home is very famous to visit. It's a small museum-like place and it's cheap to enter. Worth a short visit when you're staying in Odense.”
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Museum
“"Den Fynske Landsby" is a place where you can experience how people lived on Funen during the time of H. C. Andersson. It's an open-air kind of museum where you can learn how people lived during more authentic times.”
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Art Gallery
“The building is a old clothes fabric turned into an art gallery. There are small shops and cafés close by too.”
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Pool
“Odenses swimmingpool, it is for free ant it has a sauna. I go here for winter bathing. I can strongly recommend this place. In winter there are not too many people and winter bathing is an exceptional experience. Here are the opening hours: Monday (28/01) 06:00 - 09:30 Tuesday (29/01) 16:00 - 20:30 Wednesday (30/01) 06:00 - 09:30 Thursday (31/01) 16:00 - 20:30 Friday (01/02) 06:00 - 09:30 Saturday (02/02) 08:00 - 10:30 Sunday (03/02) 08:00 - 10:30”
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Bar
“Dur både til fredagsbar og arbejds-komsammen, hyggelig stemning, lækre øl og uhøjtidelig stemning”
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Shopping Mall
“Centrally located center with everything from perfumes and make up, Danish design furniture and home articles, to clothes for women, men and children from famous brands.”
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Restaurant
“Here you can eat the best burger in town :) It's not cheap but the price/quality is quite fair.”
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Church
“ The main church of the city. Dates back to the middelages. Beautiful and worth a visit.”
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