Walking Tour and Jewish Culture
The Jewish people have had a presence in Denmark since the 17th century with the majority of the community residing in Copenhagen. During this 3.5 hour personal tour you will learn about Jewish history and culture as you visit the Synagogue and the Jewish Museum. Along the way you will also see some of Copenhagen's popular landmarks.
Your expedition begins as you meet your guide at the port and hop on the bus for a picturesque ride into Old Town, the heart of Copenhagen. At the center is Royal Square with four identical palaces surrounding a statue in the middle. Walk along the iconic New Harbor Canal with its colorful medieval buildings and take a photo or two of the historic wooden boats. Stroll down Strøget, one of the longest pedestrian areas in the world, and see the Round Tower which is famous for its equestrian staircase. Once inside the Great Synagogue you will be greeted by huge, Egyptian-flavored columns, carved pews and a covered ark.
From there you will head over to Castle Island to view the Parliament buildings as well as the Old Stock Exchange. While here, visit the Jewish Museum of Denmark for a quick history lesson on local Jewish life and history as you view the exhibitions and massive collection of arts and antiquities. Conclude your tour back at Strøget where your guide can advise you on the best places to visit or the restaurants that are popular with the locals.
Take this opportunity to explore Copenhagen further on your own before your return ride back to port. If you love history then then you've come to the right place! Book this unique tour now.