Denmark’s ‘freetown’ Christiania celebrates 50 years of eccentricity
30 September 2021 | 4:12 pm
A refuge for anarchists, hippies and artists, Denmark's 'freetown' Christiania turns 50, and though it hasn't completely avoided the encroachment of modernity and capitalism, its free-wheeling soul remains intact. Nestled in the heart of Copenhagen, Christiania is seen by some as a progressive social experiment, while others simply see it as a den of drugs.
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