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Alternative Tour Copenhagen

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  • See areas of Copenhagen you might not discover on your own
  • Guide provides detailed information on Copenhagen's underground culture
  • Walking tour gives an up-close, personal look at area landmarks
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Alternative Tour Copenhagen
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2.5-hour walking tour with a local English speaking guide.
US$18.82
Tour in Spanish
2.5-hour walking tour with a local Spanish speaking guide.
US$18.82
Overview
Take a walk through areas of Copenhagen that you might not find on your own during this guided walking tour of the city's off-the-beaten-path highlights. With a guide's commentary to help shape the group's understanding of the Danish capital's history and modern culture, visit the hip neighborhood of Vesterbro, a local homeless shelter, the Kødbyen neighborhood, the red-light district, and the Free State of Christiana.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a designated coffee shop in the super-hip district of Vesterbro. Follow your guide on a walking tour through the off-the-beaten-path areas of Copenhagen that help define its modern culture. At each stop, learn about its history and the role it plays in underground culture.

Visit a local homeless shelter to see the revolutionary way the city handles homelessness. Stop by the New Theatre to learn about the arts and culture scene and walk along the museum street of Absalonsgade. Swing by the historic Eliaskirken, which serves as a talking point for the evolution of the Christian religion in Denmark. Learn about the the city’s red- and green-light districts, and finish up in the self-declared Free State of Christiana. You'll walk away from the tour with a firm grasp on Copenhagen's vibrant counterculture and some ideas about where to explore further.
Reviews (197)
1 - 5 of 176 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Eye opening, educational and fun

After taking the excellent free tour, I decided to try another alternative tour. This covers the red and green light districts, which have vast contrasts. The tour was very educational and 'edgy'. I discovered the meat packing district on this tour, a nice place to...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago
The dark side of Copenhagen

I did my tour with Martin. Due to a late night the night prior, I did not make it to the free classic tours of the city. So I am writing this review today still not having attended any other tour of Copenhagen, besides this...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Highly recommend!

I just stumbled across this tour and found it brilliant! Really interesting and thoughtfully guided. Bryony was fantastic - she got the tone just right. She was really knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. Would recommend for anyone interested in sociological aspects of city...More

1  Thank Becky N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Insightful!

Outstanding tour with Martin. He really knows his stuff & his passion comes through loud & clear. It gave us a whole different perspective on Copenhagen. When traveling, most times we tend to see only the glamorous portrayal of a city. This was enlightening. So...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unique view of Copenhagen

Martin, our guide was great! He’s a local so he knows what he is talking about and he kept it very interesting, real and humorous. He also has a lot of respect for his community and fellow Danes.

2  Thank 609elaine
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Vera C
1 July 2018|
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Response from Enfys E | Reviewed this property |
You can just show up. We registered but so many people just showed up there. . They separate you into language groups so it's not overcrowded
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Twiripa
2 June 2018|
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Response from Caroline S | Reviewed this property |
It’s at least a couple of hours tour and then you spend as much time as you want to in Cristiana.
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Amy K
28 April 2018|
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AT 3 PM every day at Espresso House, corner of HC Andersen Boulevard and Vesterbrogade
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