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Citizens of free town - it's about one thousand people - build houses by themselves and come to this task with big creativity. There are restaurants, theatres, yoga studios, clubs (once Bob Dylan performed in one of them), shops and Pusher Street - here soft drugs are free to buy (but hard drugs are strictly forbidden as well as cars and bikes).
Photo © Gregory Donovan
Photo © ambidextrous steve
Every year more than one million tourists visit this place - mainly in summer and at Christmas - replenishing the budget of Christiania. By the way, any kind of business here belongs to the commune, and decisions are made collectively.
Photo © Keith Shaw
How to do?
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2. On the main street with a rather calling name Pusher Street you'll find stands with hashish. It is forbidden to take pics here, but it's allowed to smoke "right then and there".
Photo © Alvin Collantes
In Christiania you can buy and it's not forbidden hand-made accessories and souvenirs, pictures, clothes, bikes. In winter you can visit Christmas markets.
3. You can easily go around the whole territory - it occupies just a third of square kilometer abundant with graffiti, odd art objects and painted buildings.
Photo: Graffiti, Christiania, © Tomáš Pastorek
Photo © Ellen Hoth
Photo © Mikael Colville-Andersen
Photo © Sabrina Ariana
Photo © Nina Lex
Where to do?
Non-official "city within the city" with the population of about one thousand of people. Cars and bulletproof vests are forbidden, but soft drugs are allowed.3