Private tour of Copenhagen, Focus - Jewish herritage

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Tour Number

Activity Level

222400


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
This tour is only partly friendly for people with disabilities since we visit a neighborhood with coupled stones on the streets, but we can adapt if needed.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Danish (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Norwegian (basic), Swedish (advanced)

All in one including the colorfull history of the jewish society in Copenhagen


On this tour we visit all the major sights of Copenhagen, the little Mermaid, Nyhavn Canal, Queens Castle etc.

During the tour we will also discuss and visit sites related to the jewish society in Copenhagen and the more than 400 year of history connected with the jewish society first acknowledges in Copenhagen shortly after year 1600 where jewish merchant families from Portugal was invited to come to Copenhagen by the Danish king.

We will hear about the later immigration of jews from Russia and Poland, we go by the jewish museum designed by architect Daniel Liebeskind and we go to Dragor to hear the heroic stories of how danish underground movement and local fishermen saved almost the entire danish jewish society from Hollocaust during WWII.
If on occupied by religious service, we will try to arrange a visit to the main Jewish synagoge in Copenhagen, a NeoClassicist wonder and one of the most beautiful Synagoges in the world.

Itinerary

on this tour of Copenhagen we will pass all the major sights.

* the Little Mermaid.
* Queens Palace (for the change of the guard af 12 noon, if possible)
* Citadel and Gefion fountain
* Marble Church
* Rosenborg Castle - a drive by
* Our Ladies Church
* Nyhavn Canal
* Christiansborg Castle
* Christianshavn and our savior church - drive by
* Medieval town and squares Nytorv and Gamme Torv
* Dragor - quaint fishermans town
* Orestad - a visit to modern Copenhagen.

During tour we go by the ancient Jewish quarters and I narrate over the Jewish history since first invited here by King Chr IV in 1624 where the first Jewish community was based on Immigrants from Portugal.

During the tour we pass by or visit (as time, your wish and Opening hours permit)
* Jewish Synagoge - A Neoclassicist wonder
* Jewish Museum on Christiansborg Castle Island - Daniel Liebeskind wonderful transformation.
* Dragor and the history of the Underground movement saving the jews during WWII.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can meet up at any location downtown Copenhagen, at the Cruise pier or Copenhagen airport.

End location: I need to know where you want to end the tour, any address downtown Copenhagen, Cruise pier or Airport is included.

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Transportation will be done in 8 person Mercedes luxury minivan, aircon off course, as well as room for up to 14 pieces of lugage and(/or a foldable wheel chair.

What’s Included

Driving, narrating, guiding and personal service where needed is included.
Free WIFI is also included (not for parts of tour outside Denmark)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 UsDollars - Usually local cash is not needed since all major stores, restaurants and museums accept all major credit cards.

Entrance fee to museums is approx. $ 15 per person per museum.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to musuems, Tivoli Gardens etc. is not included.

If you wish lunch, driver will assist in finding the best suitable place, kosher meals or kosher acceptable meals can be arranged.
Payment for lunch is not included and will typically be approx. 20-25 UsD per person.

Restrictions

Tours will be done in 7 person Mercedes V-Class with aircon.
Car can carry up to 14 pieces of luggage and 1-2 foldable wheelchairs.
I may choose to use another vehicle but at same luxury level and without influence on tour content or comfort.

A Recent Review of this tour

Five Stars, Excellent Excellent five times. Ivan was great, the tour was great. Ivan was personable, knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend him and his tour. The six of us enjoyed him and the tour and are extremely pleased we chose this activity while in Copenhagen.
Bernard Worst

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