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Copenhagen Old Town Walk

1. Copenhagen Old Town Walk

Looking for the charm of Copenhagen that hides behind cozy street corners where a plethora of quaint, creaky buildings give tribute to a bygone era? Search no further! These old remnants of the city are like finding a needle in a haystack, you have to know where to look. On this small-group tour of Copenhagen's old town, travel back in time and be enchanted as you follow in the footsteps of Copenhagen’s historical roots, revealing the hidden treasures of the city. Walking back through history, you start off by taking a look at Rådhusplatsen, home to Copenhagen City Hall. A step further back in time will bring you to the squares Nytorv and Gammeltorv. You'll journey past the Church of Our Lady (also known as Copenhagen Cathedral), where an Australian commoner became a Crown Princess; look up to the stars like astronomers have done from atop The Round Tower, and take in the colorful facades of the houses surrounding the historical hangout Gråbrødretorv. If you have a sweet tooth like many Danes, you'll enjoy the visit to the Bolsje factory. Before your walking tour ends enjoy a short walk along the main shopping streets, weaving our way in and out of secret alleys that will bring you to a view of Slotsholme. With the impressive Christiansborg Palace, Slotsholmen is a hot spot for both royalty and politicians. There it is, your Copenhagen Old Town Walk – short, sweet and complete.

Copenhagen: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

2. Copenhagen: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

Explore the historic sights and neighborhoods of Copenhagen on a comprehensive city walk, and marvel at monuments such as Christiansborg Palace, and Amalienborg Palace, Home to the queen of Denmark. Ideal for those with limited time in the Danish capital, or for those that want to get their bearings before a more detailed trip. Marvel at the vast public space where concerts and celebrations are frequently held. Continue along the main shopping street of Ströget, and look in the windows of luxury boutiques and high street stores. Next, go to the islet of Slotsholmen to see the impressive Christiansborg Palace, seat of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget), Danish Prime Minister's Office, and Supreme Court of Denmark. Along the way, experience everyday life in the city and learn about local customs. Take a quick look at the colorful canal-side townhouses of Nyhavn (New Harbour), and look for some of the historic wooden ships anchored in the harbor.

Copenhagen: City Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Tour

3. Copenhagen: City Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt through Copenhagen. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and explore Copenhagen on this self-guided tour. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring sites at your own pace. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answer trivia questions, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn exciting facts and create memories that you won’t forget. Discover another side of Copenhagen on this fun tour. Walk around and explore this iconic city. Be sure to take photos of the Church of Our Lady and Amalienborg Palace, home to the Danish royal family. Learn interesting information about the city and its attractions. Start the activity any time, the schedule is indicative. Visit City Hall, Church of Our Lady, Round Tower, Christianborg, Borsen, Royal Theater, Nyhavn, Amalienborg, Frederik’s Church, and more. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events. Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by the person.

Copenhagen: Guided Walking Tour

4. Copenhagen: Guided Walking Tour

After gathering with your guide at Copenhagen Central Station, exit in the direction of Tivoli Gardens. Whilst there, visit the most beautiful highlights of Copenhagen. These highlights may vary according to your preferences and the guide's itinerary. Some of the highlights you encounter are Tivoli (outside), the City Hall, Ny Torv and Gammel Torv, Copenhagen's Cathedral, Strøget, Christiansborg Castle, the Old Stock Exchange, the Round Tower, Rosenborg Castle, Nyhavn, and Amalienborg Castle.

Copenhagen: Self-Guided Audio Tour

5. Copenhagen: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Avoid the restricted schedules of organized walking tours and explore Copenhagen at your own pace. Famous for its churches, castles and colorful houses, the walkable city is waiting for you to discover. Download a lively MP3 audio tour and fully detailed map to use on your personal device at leisure. Be led through the city center and learn its rich history and fascinating lifestyle. Meet legendary characters, such as Hans Christian Andersen, writer of The Little Mermaid. See decadent palaces and grand halls, the impressive Frederik's Church – popularly known as the Marble Church – and the residence of the Danish Royal Family at Amalienborg Palace. Linger at City Hall and the 17th-century Rundetaarn (Round Tower). Go to Rosenborg Castle and the Royal Danish Theater. Look at the equestrian statue of Absalon on Højbro Plads and marvel at Christiansborg Palace. Pass the Danish Jewish Museum and go inside Tivoli Gardens. 

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Entrance to Copenhagen City Hall is free, and you do not need a ticket or pre-booking to visit.

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What people are saying about Copenhagen City Hall

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 255 reviews

The tour was fantastic and a great way to learn the layout of the city. Edgar was our guide and he did a wonderful job! He was very friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and helped us understand the history of Copenhagen.

Stuart was really knowledgeable and friendly. We learnt more about the city, it’s history and the Danish culture. We covered lots of the city.

Despite the long tour, it was entertaining and entertaining. There was everything you should have seen in downtown Copenhagen.

Stuart, our guide, did a wonderful tour with a lot of interesting information. Would recommend.

We had a lot of fun. Our guide was really knowledgeable and great to talk to!