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H.C. Andersen Tour

Copenhagen, Denmark
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Really a fun way to see Copenhagen

Richard is delightful and makes the history of Copenhagen and Hans Christian Anderson come alive... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Susan N
,
Kenilworth, Illinois
via mobile
A great idea but more could be done

I enjoyed re-capping Hans Christian Andersen and some of his books. It was frustrating to stand... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
TakentoTravelling
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Melbourne
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Richard is delightful and makes the history of Copenhagen and Hans Christian Anderson come alive. We learned a lot while touring with him in this delightful city and now want to return because of our enjoyable day with him. He has studied the Danish history...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I enjoyed re-capping Hans Christian Andersen and some of his books. It was frustrating to stand and listen to some of the stories; more seating would be good. The exhibition was basic and so much more could be done. He did an amazing job writing...More

Thank TakentoTravelling
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Richard Karpen is a phenomenal tour guide, and a genuinely nice person. We took both of his tours, the tour of the castle and the walking tour of Copenhagen. His knowledge of the city and the Danish way of life and social contract, which is...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This tour was great. Richard is a very interesting person. Well traveled and well read. He has great knowledge of Copenhagen and the culture of Denmark and was able to compare and contrast things with the US as that was what the group I was...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We joined Richard's regularly scheduled 9:30 tour on the suggestion of Rick Steves Denmark travel guide. There were only four of us, so we had plenty of time to ask questions and learn even more from this enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. He clearly loves Copenhagen...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were a group of four who booked two private tours with Richard. The City highlights and Rosenberg Castle. Both were well worth time and money. Richard has wonderful info and a true flare for presentation. He kept our attention while we asked questions that...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

No reservations needed; just show up at tour time. Our host in his Hans Christian Andersen outfit was warm, welcoming, engaging and informative. Born in the Bronx, he exudes admiration for Copenhagen, Denmark and the Danish lifestyle. He lives here half the year. We had...More

Thank AlanWade55
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

With 3 teenagers we set out for a walking tour with H.C. Andersen, leaving from the TI station near the central station. All of us were entertained and learned so much! (Sometimes hard to entertain teenagers, but he was so funny and interesting!) all about...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this museum as we were waiting around to go to the airport. It was a lovely museum. Was 120 kroner for two adults (£12) and we were in there a good 2 hours. It spoke about HC Andersen as a boy and growing up...More

Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I, my wife and two kids (16-year-old and 14-year-old) visited Copenhagen in August 2016. I got to know this tour from Rick Steves' Europe guide book and decided to give it a try. I am very glad to have taken Richard's tour. He is very...More

1  Thank Sam T
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Obianuju M
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Response from ohioriver | Reviewed this property |
The charge was $20. We ended at the round tower. Not sure he ends all tours the same place. I would ask at the beginning. It seemed he customized it for the groups interests.
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