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    Hans Christian Andersen lived and wrote many of his world-famous poems and influential fairy tales in Odense.  His home has become one of the busiest tourist attractions and his presence and history are felt throughout the City. Multiple memorial statues of him can be found everywhere, so embark on a quest to find them all and experience what Odense has to offer along the way.

    The rich history and traditional way of life in Odense do not mean that it is a City living in the past! Fashionable and budget-friendly restaurants are popping up all over the area.  The sounds of people chatting and live music fill the streets during summer. Odense is also the host of a new and promising three-day music festival called Tinderboxwhich is held at the end of July.  The festival aims to showcase the best acts and bring popular mainstream bands to the City each year. Oh, and there are loads of opportunities for shopping as well!

    The fairytale-like nature of Odense is something special.  Take a tour of the city on a rented bike, or sail via kayaks or canoes.  You will enjoy your trip through this captivating City.

    The centrally located Danhostel Odense City and Danhostel Kragsbjerggaard provide the perfect starting point for your trips in Odense and the surrounding areas.  There are 39 rooms with private bathrooms.  The amenities include a licensed pub/bar, free WIFI, a cosy living room, TV room, a fully equipped guest kitchen, laundry facilities, and an elevator.  Ask reception about rental of lockers and use of the luggage room.  

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