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Copenhagen History Tours

Hoejbro Plads, Copenhagen DK-1671, Denmark
+45 28 49 44 35
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Definitely worth the time!

I would highly recommend doing this walking tour with Christian. The pace is just right, balancing... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
William_Walker24
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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A highlight of our Scandinavia trip

The walk went well beyond pointing out tourist attractions. Christian told colorful stories of... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
S_Scott13
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Arlington, Virginia
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History Tours arranges guided walking tours and events in Copenhagen. Each tour focuses on a particular period. During the walks you will be taken into the life of the city in that period. Historian Christian Holm Donatzky will tell about the look of the city and the people of city. You will hear about the role of the places and buildings in the history of Copenhagen and Scandinavia. The guided walks depart from Højbro Plads every Saturday at 10 am from April to September. Private tours and events can be booked all year round.
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Hoejbro Plads, Copenhagen DK-1671, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend doing this walking tour with Christian. The pace is just right, balancing historical information with a fine walk around the city. Christian was a great guide and our only regret is that we didn't do the tour right when we arrived...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The walk went well beyond pointing out tourist attractions. Christian told colorful stories of Copenhagen's past - activities in the narrow, winding streets, upheaval with the Reformation, trade and worker guilds. Our walk centered on the early days, reaching into the 1600's. In other months,...More

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Christian_Donatzky, Ejer at Copenhagen History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much for the fine review. I am glad you had a good experience. Best regards Christian

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

My family joined Christian for the "King's Copenhagen" tour which was very worthwhile. We learned a lot about the history of the Country and the City from clearly a very knowledgeable source. While we had walked around the city the day before, it was so...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I took Christian's "King's Copenhagen" (1600-1800) tour in July 2017. It was a wonderful tour and a bargain at that. Christian was professional and organized, but also relatable, humorous and extremely knowledgeable. I particularly enjoyed the variety of topics covered during the tour--major events in...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

My husband and I took the walking tour in June 2017. We have spent over a month in Copenhagen for work, so know the basics about the city. This tour was a really enjoyable look at Danish history, with lots of detail and good stories....More

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Christian_Donatzky, Ejer at Copenhagen History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words! I am glad you enjoyed the tour. Best regards Christian

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I showed up for the 1100-1600 tour in English at 10a on Saturdays. Surprisingly, I was the only one to show up so I was pleased and impressed the tour went ahead. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and was able to answer all my...More

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Christian_Donatzky, Ejer at Copenhagen History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words! I am glad you enjoyed the tour. Best regards Christian

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

A wonderful walking history tour of downtown Copenhagen, exactly one hour in length. Great overview of the local history with an historian. We did the walk in English, one of four people there so it almost felt like a bespoke tour. Well worth the cost...More

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Christian_Donatzky, Ejer at Copenhagen History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed the tour so 1,5 hours felt like 1 :-). Best regards Christian

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We paid 90 kronur per person for walking historical tour in old center of Copenhagen - worth it ! Excellent historian guided us thru city streets and history of Copenhagen - recommend highly for people interested in history and architecture of Copenhagen - opened our...More

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Christian_Donatzky, Ejer at Copenhagen History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed the tour! Best regards Christian

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a dose of history that is truly interesting. Our family thoroughly enjoyed this tour with History Tours, and we highly recommend it to others. Christian Donatzky, the historian tour leader, offers tours both in English and Danish on different aspects of Copenhagen throughout...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

History Tours is a fantastic way to discover and learn about Copenhagen and Helsingor. I've been on several tours with Christian, and he never fails to amaze with his massive knowledge and his ability to make you look at a familiar place, with a completely...More

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The meeting place i Højbro Plads at the equestrian statue of Absalon. Busses are going to Christiansborg just next to Højbro Plads. The guided walks take place every Saturday at 10 am in English and at noon in Danish from... More
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