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Free Walking Tour Copenhagen City NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on October 21, 2022

We are NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS, a local Scandinavian brand established in 2015, offering walking tours in various Scandinavian cities. Our tours are recognized for their high level of organization and punctuality. Our mission is to make quality tourism accessible to all travelers in Nordic cities. Our authentic walking tours are led by knowledgeable local guides and are available as both tip-based tours and paid private tours. Please be advised that we do not accommodate organized groups on our tip-based walking tours. For organized groups exceeding 6 participants, it is required to book a private paid walking tour in advance. This policy applies universally to all organized entities, including schools, educational courses, student groups, and any for-profit or non-profit companies and organizations. Such groups are not permitted to join our tip-based walking tours.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Starting from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station, our walking tour embarks on a journey through the heart of Copenhagen, showcasing its vibrant history and culture.

Our first destination is Nyhavn, the iconic 17th-century waterfront, bustling with colorful facades and historical wooden ships, a perfect spot for photographs and to soak in the maritime atmosphere.

We then proceed to Amalienborg Palace, the winter residence of the Danish royal family, where we may witness the changing of the guard ceremony, a tradition that dates back centuries.

Our path leads us next to the Marble Church, known for its impressive dome, one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city.

As we continue, we'll stroll through the historic streets, arriving at the Rosenborg Castle, a renaissance marvel housing the crown jewels.

Concluding our tour, we'll explore the King's Garden, a serene oasis in the city. Throughout our journey, I will share stories and insights, bringing to life the rich tapestry of Copenhagen's history and contemporary culture.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Kongens Nytorv Station, København, De...
    Kongens Nytorv Station, København, Denmark
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    Keep an eye out for our guide, easily identifiable with the sign: "FREE WALKING TOUR COPENHAGEN - NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS"

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    Free admission
    Kongens Nytorv St. (Metro)

    Our guide, holding a ‘NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS’ sign, will meet you at the square outside the Kongens Nytorv metro station exit.

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    Outside visit
    Nytorv

    Nytorv is a public square in Copenhagen, established in 1606 as a marketplace. Renowned for its historical significance, it hosts the Court House, built between 1805 and 1815 on the site of the city's former City Hall. Nytorv is a focal point of Copenhagen's pedestrian zone, making it a popular gathering place that blends the city's rich history with vibrant contemporary life.

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    Outside visit
    Kongens Nytorv

    Kongens Nytorv, established in 1670, is a central square in Copenhagen, notable for its historical significance and architectural landmarks. It was designed by King Christian V, symbolizing regal power and urban development. The square is surrounded by prominent buildings such as the Royal Danish Theater and Charlottenborg Palace, and it serves as a hub for cultural events, showcasing the city's blend of tradition and modernity.

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    Outside visit
    Copenhagen City Hall

    Copenhagen City Hall, located in the heart of Copenhagen, was constructed from 1892 to 1905. Designed by architect Martin Nyrop in the National Romantic style, it draws inspiration from the city hall in Siena, Italy. This iconic building is renowned for its ornate clock tower, one of the tallest buildings in Copenhagen, and for housing the world's largest astronomical clock, completed in 1955.

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    Outside visit
    Strøget

    Strøget, located in Copenhagen, is one of Europe's longest pedestrian streets, established in the 1960s to enhance urban life. Spanning approximately 1.1 kilometers, it connects City Hall Square with Kongens Nytorv. Renowned for its blend of high-end boutiques, historic architecture, and vibrant street performers, Strøget is a pivotal cultural and shopping hub, attracting tourists and locals alike.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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