period of redevelopment. Retrieved "Nationalmuseet: National Museum of Denmark". 1500 Early history edit Although the earliest historical records of Copenhagen are from the end of the 12th century, recent archaeological finds in connection with work on the city's metropolitan rail system revealed the remains of a large merchant's mansion near today's Kongens Nytorv from. 156 Closed to traffic since 1964, Strøget, the world's oldest and longest pedestrian street, runs the.2 km (2.0 mi) from Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv. In Raabyemagle,.; Smidt,. 224 Inner city areas such as Istedgade and Enghave Plads in Vesterbro, Sankt Hans Torv in Nørrebro and certain places in Frederiksberg are especially noted for their nightlife. Retrieved "Copenhagen and Beijing Become Sister Cities". To relieve traffic congestion, which is partly the result of increased traffic because of the Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link road and rail construction is planned because the narrow 9-9.5 mile isthmus between Roskilde Fjord and Køge Bugt (Køge Bay) forms a traffic bottleneck.