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Cultural Christianshavn

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COPENHAGEN. 1,5hrs. On our tour Cultural Christianshavn we skip across the newly built bridge from Nyhavn to the original area of Christianshavn. From swamp to thriving city district, let’s just say there are a few stories to tell.

"Excellent. The guide was very knowledgable and eager to communicate informations. It was a very small group, so we could have an interesting dialogue with her. The tour took us through areas we've never been before, out of the beaten tracks. Excellent value for money. We DO RECOMMEND.", marieodilecaron, TripAdvisor-user.

Gaze down one of King Christian IV’s most recognised masterpieces, Nyhavn, out into the lively waters of Copenhagen’s harbour. From afar, seeming to rise out of the sea, you spot a newly built residential complex. Hiding behind it are colourfully painted, crooked houses with slanting roofs. We skip across the “Kissing Bridge” that connects the two sides of the harbour to have a closer look (don’t forget to mind the bikes zooming by!). We’ve now arrived in a new district. Let our Cultural Christianshavn Walk begin!

Here in Christianshavn, fascinating history is met by visual arts, alternative lifestyle (well, only in one area… can you guess which?) and popular boardwalk hangouts. Interested in more? Okay, we’ll indulge you! A woman’s prison, Michelin star restaurants (past and present), a military base and maritime history; the mix of the old and the new, artistic and avant-garde, together makes for a vibrantly cultural district of Copenhagen.

Walking along the idyllic canals of Christianshavn, you hear the water rippling against the boats lining the narrow waterways. Don’t forget to look up (after crossing the canal) – you’re looking at the iconic spiral tower of the Church of Our Saviour. Turn the corner, walk a few blocks, and suddenly you’re met with a display of colour! You’ve reached the gates to the Freetown of Christiania. Before we let you go inside to explore on your own, we’ll end our Cultural Christianshavn Walk with the story of Christiania. Cultural, creative and crafty, this is Christianshavn!

Please note: this tour does not go inside Christiania. Instead, we’ll end the tour on Christiania’s doorstep as no external guides are allowed to guide inside the Freetown.

Tour includes: Guide

Interested in a private version of Cultural Christianshavn. Find it here

If you have a Copenhagen Card, you get 10% discount on this tour. 

  • 150 DKK /Adult
  • 130 DKK /Senior
  • 130 DKK /Student
  • 75 DKK /Child
  • 0 DKK /Infant

Tour information

Location: Nyhavn 1F, 1051, Copenhagen, Denmark

Type: Public

Participants: Minimum 1, Maximum 25.

Length: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Upcoming tours:

March 30, 14:00 - 15:30

April 06, 14:00 - 15:30

April 13, 14:00 - 15:30

April 27, 14:00 - 15:30

May 01, 14:00 - 15:30

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