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: Maybe the Bethel or Opera in [[Copenhagen/Indre_By#Sleep]] [[User:Elgaard|elgaard]] 19:06, 4 November 2008 (EST)
 
: Maybe the Bethel or Opera in [[Copenhagen/Indre_By#Sleep]] [[User:Elgaard|elgaard]] 19:06, 4 November 2008 (EST)
 
 
* House of Colors: I have stayed at House of Colors twice. The first time in 2002 when Gitte Kongstad was the proprietor and the second time this past summer (2009) under new ownership. Although the new owner is not as friendly and passionate as Gitte was, House of Colors is still a fantastic place to stay. It is 2 or 3 1 bedroom apartments w/ a full kitchen, dining table and a small living room. There is also a nice garden with tables and free use of old but serviceable bicycles. Within easy walking distance is the main beach, The Amager Center shopping mall with 2 grocery stores and other shops and the main street Amagerbrogade which has many small shops and restaurants including a great takeaway pizza joint run by Italians called Massimo [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=copenhagen,+denmark%22&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=Copenhagen,+Denmark&gl=us&ei=iKpkS7qzLoTaNo-Wye0G&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CA4Q8gEwAA] The place is approximately 3 km from the town center. Walkable but a bit far to say it's an easy walk. There is a metro stop 100 meters away and frequent bus service. Christianhavn is a bit closer (1 to 1.5 km away) about halfway into the town center. But in Copenhagen, riding a bicycle is the way to go. Bike paths are everywhere and take you anywhere you want to go safely and quickly. Plus, when riding, you feel like a local and are inspired to ride all over the city and see things you never would walking or taking mass transit. I believe their website has been shut down and they are using facebook as their point of contact [http://www.facebook.com/houseofcolors] Make sure you book early as they fill up quickly.
 
  
 
== not in general to copenhageen ==
 
== not in general to copenhageen ==
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::I'd like to say some thing similar.  Sertmann, you have done a splendid job and Copenhagen will be the best article-well articles, in the Eastern Hemisphere!  Keep smiling, [[User:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="green">ee</font>]] <sup><small>[[User talk:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="gray">talk</font>]]</small></sup> 10:31, 13 November 2008 (EST).
 
::I'd like to say some thing similar.  Sertmann, you have done a splendid job and Copenhagen will be the best article-well articles, in the Eastern Hemisphere!  Keep smiling, [[User:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="green">ee</font>]] <sup><small>[[User talk:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="gray">talk</font>]]</small></sup> 10:31, 13 November 2008 (EST).
  
:::I've noticed that a number of attractions listed (see Art for example) have been separated out of their bullet points, and that all relevant information, location, opening times, contact phone numbers etc. has been removed. The sections are much more difficult to read in this format, plus you need to buy a guide book, which seems to defeat the whole point of Wikitravel! January 18th 2009 [[User:Spircle|Spircle]]
 
 
:::: Hmmmm I really don't know how to make it any clearer than writing "''Complete listings can be found in the appropriate districts''" and linking to the districts throughout the main article. Should that paragraph be copied into every subsection? a big disclaimer be written in the start of the article? or how do I make it more obvious? --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 13:13, 18 January 2009 (EST)
 
 
:::::Apologies, I was used to finding all of the relevant information on the main page, and hadn't realised that it had since been sub-divided by district.  There's an awful lot of text in the article, so it's easy to miss the link to the districts if you're only browsing one sub-section. I agree that it's probably best to leave it the way it is, rather than duplicating information, but if I get any better ideas, I'll let you know. [[User:Spircle|Spircle]] 19 January 2009
 
 
==Infoboxes==
 
''Swept in from the [[pub]]'':
 
 
OK, this might be a bit specific for the pub, but I'd like some comments on the use of info boxes as I seem to be breaking the standard on some of my district articles
 
 
* [[Copenhagen/Indre_By#Slotsholmen|Copenhagen/Indre By]]
 
* [[Copenhagen/Christianshavn#See|Copenhagen/Christianshavn]]
 
* [[Copenhagen/Northern_suburbs#Mølleå River|Copenhagen/Northern suburbs]]
 
 
I don't think I've turned the article into something akin to wikipedia, which seems to be the main concern - the function is mainly to separate out content, that don't really warrant it's own article, but don't really mix well with the main content either. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freetown_Christiania Christiania] in particular is a special case, since it's essentially a city within the city, but doesn't offer sleeping options - and doesn't have enough content (as of now anyway) to work as a separate district (same case as the Vatican I suppose).
 
 
I'll sweep this into the Copenhagen talk page once I've gotten some comments, and please don't worry about the images on the Christianshavn district, They're there merely as a place holder, until I finish up the article.
 
 
--[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 13:10, 27 November 2008 (EST)
 
 
:My take is as follows. The '''Tivoli''' infobox is appropriate, though I do think it should be trimmed down a little more. The '''Christiania''' infobox would work better as a ''district'' article of Copenhagen-- the "must-have-a-place-to-sleep" rule doesn't have to be rigid when it comes to districts with plenty to see, do and eat. The '''Mølleå river''' infobox could go either way-- if there is enough interesting information to be added it could potentially make an itinerary article. Otherwise it ought to be pruned and reworded a bit so as not to take up quite so much space. Hope that helps! [[User:Texugo|Texugo]] 07:43, 28 November 2008 (EST)
 
  
 
==Credit Card==
 
==Credit Card==
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:: What I meant was to mention this credit card situation in the Article page, so bring cash, tourists! [[User:AlbionKyle|Kyle]] 17:15, 8 January 2009 (PST)
 
:: What I meant was to mention this credit card situation in the Article page, so bring cash, tourists! [[User:AlbionKyle|Kyle]] 17:15, 8 January 2009 (PST)
  
::: Yeah, I realized, only thing is I'm not sure it should be included - so I left the explanation here, for others to use. Is Visa/Mastercards with[out] a pin a common occurrence anywhere? I've certainly never heard about it before.  --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 11:38, 9 January 2009 (EST)
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::: Yeah, I realized, only thing is I'm not sure it should be included - so I left the explanation here, for others to use. Is Visa/Mastercards with a pin a common occurrence anywhere? I've certainly never heard about it before.  --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 11:38, 9 January 2009 (EST)
  
 
:::: Bump, anyone?
 
:::: Bump, anyone?
  
 
:::::It's spreading like cancer in Europe, but pretty much unknown elsewhere.  Looking at my recent travels, it was ubiquitous in Finland, very common in Ireland, and unknown in eg. Germany, Luxembourg or anywhere in the Middle East/Asia.  Some Singaporean banks are introducing it now though.  See also [[Money#Credit cards]]. [[User:Jpatokal|Jpatokal]] 13:06, 14 January 2009 (EST)
 
:::::It's spreading like cancer in Europe, but pretty much unknown elsewhere.  Looking at my recent travels, it was ubiquitous in Finland, very common in Ireland, and unknown in eg. Germany, Luxembourg or anywhere in the Middle East/Asia.  Some Singaporean banks are introducing it now though.  See also [[Money#Credit cards]]. [[User:Jpatokal|Jpatokal]] 13:06, 14 January 2009 (EST)
 
:::::: Just to clarify i meant withOUT a pin.... --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 13:38, 14 January 2009 (EST)
 
 
:::::: America still does not issue chip and pin and in fact many American cards are issues without a PIN at all, particularly business cards (presumably to stop people withdrawing cash with them). Unfortunately more and more places in CPH are switching to using the new black and red boxes that can only be used with a PIN. The clerk will have only two options - to let you enter the pin or to cancel the transaction. You used to be able to buy tickets from DSB (the train company) using a PINless card, but now they have also changed (late 2009).
 
 
== Status ==
 
 
Work that needs be done before we can elevate Copenhagen to guide status
 
 
{| border=1
 
|-
 
! District
 
! Status
 
! Missing
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen|Front Page]]
 
| style="background:#a5ed57;" | Star
 
| Maybe write a theatre overview in DO section, though most performances are in Danish.
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Amager|Amager]]
 
| style="background:#a5ed57;" | Star
 
| copy editing
 
|-
 
| [[Christiania|Christiania]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" |Guide
 
| a comprehensive understand section, map, plus research on Cafe Oasen, Marzbar, Sommerbutikken and Yak Celica.
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Christianshavn|Christianshavn]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" |Guide
 
| Section introductions
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Frederiksberg|Frederiksberg]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| Expand and complete get in/get around + Værnedamsvej sections
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Indre By|Indre by]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| Could use some section introductions
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Northern suburbs|Northern suburbs]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| Shopping section is the only remaining issue
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Nørrebro|Nørrebro]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| Section introductions
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Vestegnen|Vestegnen]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| Could use some introductions, map is missing.
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Vesterbro|Vesterbro]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[Copenhagen/Østerbro|Østerbro]]
 
| style="background:#ccff66;" | Guide
 
| fix map
 
|}
 
 
== Currency ==
 
 
This article, and district-articles, is not according to MoS, regarding [[Wikitravel:Currency|currency]]. [[User:ViMy|ViMy]] 11:56, 15 May 2009 (EDT)
 
 
: Damn you! I was really hoping no one would notice :) There is no established national standard for the Danish currency; Kroner/Kr/Kr./kr/,-/DKR/DKK are all used to varying degrees in local shops, but online DKK is almost exclusively used, so personally I think it's the one that makes most sense to use here. --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 18:06, 15 May 2009 (EDT)
 
 
:: I just checked through a lot of other Scandinavian cities, and NOK,SEK,ISK and EEK seemed to be used in all of them, maybe it comes natural, as a way to distinguish what sort of kroner/kronor we are talking about. I'll put this up in the currency talk page. --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|Talk]]</sup></small> 18:13, 15 May 2009 (EDT)
 
 
::: Sorry, to create a probem :) But it was a minor issue that had to be solved, since Copenhagen is soon up to Star-status. [[User:ViMy|ViMy]] 11:35, 16 May 2009 (EDT)
 
::: There is an ISO standard. It is DKK [http://www.iso.org/iso/support/currency_codes_list-1.htm] [[User:Elgaard|elgaard]] 05:07, 18 May 2009 (EDT)
 
 
== Literature ==
 
 
I was wondering what the literature section will be for.  [[User:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="#339989">'''edmontonenthusiast [ee]'''</font>]] <sup><small>[[User talk:Edmontonenthusiast|<font color="#8848d7">'''.T.A.L.K.'''</font>]]</small></sup> 15:32, 23 May 2009 (EDT).
 
 
== Womex ==
 
 
Want to incorporate something about Womex [http://www.womex.com]? &ndash; [[User:Cacahuate|<font color="green">cacahuate</font>]]  <sup><small>[[User talk:Cacahuate|<font color="blue">talk</font>]]</small></sup> 16:44, 25 May 2009 (EDT)
 
 
== Money ==
 
 
Shouldn't the "money" section of Cope be moved to Buy? [[User:Globe-trotter|Globe-trotter]] 06:24, 8 August 2009 (EDT)
 
 
== Recent edits ==
 
Someone seems hell bent on introducing inaccuracies around the Copenhagen article; introducing false exchange rates and inflating prices unrealisticly, also it seems like the weird .com -> .co.uk changer guy is back. I may not be very keen on Wikitravel anymore, but I'm not to happy about all my work being demoted either, So I'll try to check through the Copenhagen articles once a week or so, if unsure please leave edits unpatrolled and let me or Claus run through the changes. --[[User:Sertmann|Stefan (sertmann)]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Sertmann|talk]]</sup></small> 09:56, 22 March 2010 (EDT)
 
 
:Glad to see you're still checking in! I too would hate to see the great work you put into these articles fall into decline.  --[[User:Peterfitzgerald|Peter]] <small><sup>[[User_talk:Peterfitzgerald|Talk]]</sup></small> 15:43, 22 March 2010 (EDT)
 
 
EDIT: Swebus tickets can no longer be purchased on the bus. Source: http://www.swebus.se/SwebusExpress_com/Customer_Service/FAQ/Buy-a-ticket/
 
 
== The name of the place ==
 
Say, should we not create a redirect for Kopenhaven or something?
 
--[[User:Faust 1976|Faust]] 15:06, 12 October 2010 (EDT)
 

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