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Somods Bolcher (Candy Factory)

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Address: Norregade 36, Copenhagen, Denmark

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This place is absolutely lovely! They have every flavor of candy you can imagine (including my favorite, elder flower) and they are more than happy to give you a sample.

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Amy M
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Las Vegas, NV
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Las Vegas, NV
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is absolutely lovely! They have every flavor of candy you can imagine (including my favorite, elder flower) and they are more than happy to give you a sample.

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Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

It's really great that one can come in and see the candy being made here, nice activity during a visit to Copenhagen. The process could be somewhat more interactive though, with explanations given to the viewers. The candy that is made here is also rather simple, not too much candy with elaborate images inside.

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Thank 892explorer
Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great candy store. I went there with my friends to check out how the candy is made. Make sure to check the hours before you go there. The place is so cute in the little backyard. The have a big variety of different flavor also licorice and candy with alcohol. Try to check them all. Perfect place... More 

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Thank Claudia B
Youngstown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This little shop is nestled in the back of a courtyard. The employees were very patient and helpful- even translating every single hard candy for us into English! I have heard from a local that this is the candy shop that delivers to the Royal family.

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Thank sdonges
Sydney, Australia
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383 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This candy factory is a pretty cool visit if you are in Copenhagen, i think it was established in the 1800s. You wont know what flavor to buy as there is a huge range to choose from. I suggest you buy the small samples, taste one of each and then make an informed decision! You get one flavour choice per... More 

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Thank Farnaz A
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

There is a shop with the small factory that hand makes the candy down the street. Make sure to visit both, as they give lots of samples. Truly some of the best hard candy I've ever had in a multitude of flavors. It's fun to see how they form and shape the molten candy. Read the pamphlets they have to... More 

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Thank Abby K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is an adorable old school candy making shop not too far from the markets. We were able to come on a food walking tour and sample a few types of candies as well as see the candy makers in action. The candy was really well made - beautifully crafted and flavored. They have hundreds of kinds and you can... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Drawn in by wonderful reviews of lovely Danish sweet makers making sweets in front of us like it was sushi, this turned out to just be a sweet shop selling expensive sweets.. On the plus side they are delicious unlike anything I find normally at home. A bag from here would set you back about 80kr and would make a... More 

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Thank Hugh S
Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Our food tour guide took us here. I enjoyed it but thought it a little odd for a food tour. I now realize how wrong I was. I bought a bag of mixed candies, and once I started eating it (savoring is more like it), I realized how good they are. I didn't think I was a fan of hard... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Closed saturday afternoon, which seems a bit of an oversight in a tourist city. Shame. Maybe next time!!!! Quite hard to find as it is in a small side square off the main streets.

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This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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