• Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 19.19 View price calendar

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Get off the beaten path in Copenhagen and see a part of town that few visitors rarely see on this guided tour of the Danish capital. Visit the achingly hip area of Vesterbro, the Mndenes hjem homeless shelter and the red -- not to mention the green --- light district, among other areas including the self-declared "Free State of Christiana". Discover and explore everything from untrammeled working-class districts to neighborhoods crammed with bearded hipsters.

Highlights

  • Guided tour of the off-the-beaten path and alternative parts of Copenhagen
  • Stroll through Christiania, the most rogue part of the city, and an 'independent' nation
  • Visit a homeless shelter and see how Denmark deals with the homeless
  • Get a real insider's glance at Copenhagen that most visitors don't get

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

Mariya P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The tour was more than we've expected and our guide was very informative, funny and despite the bad weather have managed to made us feel really interested in the stories of all the neighbourhoods and interesting parts of Copenhagen we've visited. A really good one, totally recommend it!

Mary S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

If you want to see the parts of Copenhagen not in the normal tours and sights to see, this is the tour for you. You will get a little history of how Copenhagen has tried to deal with homelessness, prostitution, and drugs. You'll also find out about the development of the city. But be prepared for a LOT of walking! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and sensitive to participants ability to keep up, waiting for folks to catch up before talking, not a common practice.

Evan H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

We are so glad that we booked this walking tour of Copenhagen. It was a great way to see things that mostly aren't on any tourist lists. Our tour guide, Esben, a native Dane, was very friendly and informative. The tour lasts about two and a half hours and starts at 3 p.m. from the Espresso House near Copenhagen Central Station. From there, we walked through the so-called red light district and Esben explained Denmark's welfare state and the regulation of the red light district. Afterwards, we walked to Copenhagen's meat packing district, an upcoming neighborhood perhaps inspired by Manhattan's own meat packing district. We took the metro from there included to Christianshavn and then Christiania. We got to see a hug expanse of Copenhagen in a short time and learn a lot from a native Dane that we might not find in the tourist guides. After the tour, Esben gave us directions to Copenhagen Street Food a short walk from Christiania, which we would also highly recommend. Sort of amazing that we got all of this information and sightseeing for less than 20 USD!

Nicole V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Very mind-opening view of Copenhagen. It showed parts of Copenhagen, most people would probably not find out in a conventional tour.

Ankur Banerjee United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

The tour guide was incredibly knowledgable about the city and knew what she was talking about. Enjoyed it massively!

Agnieszka S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

I really enjoyed this tour, Our guide - Canadian guy sorry don't remember his name now was super nice, very informative and looked after the whole of group very well. Highly recommend!

Julie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Loved this tour. Knowledgable guide who gave us some great insight into the back streets of Copenhagen.

Suzie Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Great tour guide. Lots of info on Copenhagen and alt culture.

andrea c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Really enjoyed the walking tour the guide was very friendly and well informed-Excellent I would recommend to anyone who wants to see a different side of Copenhagen.Copenhagen is one of the best cities I 've visited.Enjoyed every minute of our visit .

fragmar.94 Sweden

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour! We have been in Copenhagen many times before but our tour guide Martin gave us a new perspective on the city. He is funny and informative, and we learnt how the city of Copenhagen handles drug addicts, homeless people, prostitution and Freetown Christiania. During a walk through the city, Martin told us about the shooting range wall, the meat packing district and more.
The pick-up location was at the Baresso coffee bar near the central station and the transfer to Christiania is included in the tour price. The endpoint of the tour is Christiania.

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