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Jewish Copenhagen

TOUR PRICE: US$ 450 – Tour price includes 1-6 participants.
For more than 6 people the price is additional USD 40 per guest.
THE PRICE INCLUDES: A professional Jewish guide for 3 hours.
STARTING POINT: In front of the Copenhagen Synagogue
STARTING TIME: At your request
TOUR ENDS: After a visit to the Danish-Jewish Museum
ENTRANCE FEES: Not included in the tour price

On this Jewish-themed city tour of Copenhagen, you will hear about the amazing history of Danish Jewry, from when the first Jews were invited by the King Christian 4th in 1622, up to present time.

A specially trained Jewish guide will share his/her personal stories about the miraculous rescue of more than 7,000 Danish Jews during the Nazi occupation in October 1943 and about Jewish life today.

Visit inside the Copenhagen Synagogue  The Great Synagogue of Copenhagen is defined by its unique architecture around the Ark which house the Torah-scrolls. The synagogue has been tha main center for Jewish life in Denmark since it was erected in 1833. It is one of a few synagogues of its period to use Egyptian elements in the columns, ceiling and cornice over the ark.

While walking through the old city center of Copenhagen, we will of course also tell you about the many landmarks we pass on our way. This includes:

  • City Hall
  • The Copenhagen University
  • The Parliament
  • Christiansborg Palace
  • The Round Tower
  • The Old Stock Exchange
  • The Pedestrian Mall ”Ströget”

Visit to the Danish-Jewish Museum

The top architect Daniel Libeskind’s characteristic architecture will – in an almost labyrinthine manner – lead you into the enthralling universe of the Danish Jewish culture. The Museum is named ’Mitzvah’ (“good deed” in Hebrew) honouring the rescue of most of the Danish Jews during WW2.

To book one of our tours, please fill out the form below.

If you have questions or want good advice for planning a city walk, please call or send us an email.

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