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H.C. Andersen Tour
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We started off with the historical tour of downtown. The tour started at 0930. This tour started at the tourist information center. This cost $20usd per person and he does except US dollars. We did learn some interesting information which I doubt we would have...More

Thank farmngal
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The guide dresses as HC Andersen but doesn’t mention him after the first minute. The attire is a gimmick. Don’t be fooled. The tour costs $20 USD per person but the free tours offered around the same area are much better. The tour host seemingly...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

What a great introduction to Copenhagen! Based on Rick Steve’s recommendation, we took Richard Karpen’s delightful walking tour of Copenhagen on our first morning there in June 2018. Richard was entertaining, informative and refreshingly opinionated and we thoroughly enjoyed our 1.5 hours with him. Our...More

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 12 August 2018

As recommended in Rick Steve's tour guide, we took Richard Karpen's 1.5 - 2 hr walking tour of Copenhagen. It was one of the best guided tours we've ever taken and we highly recommend it for everyone (in English). Dressed up as Hans Christian Anderson,...More

Thank Fran L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I recommend a small group tour of any city you visit for the first time just to learn the lay of the land. As a traveler rather that a tourist i stay off of double-decker buses adopt for the unique. Richard Karpen is a man...More

Thank Beeba1
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This was a wonderful way to be introduced to Copenhagen. Great to learn about the place and people ( and a restaurant suggestion). Booked it based on a Rick Steves recommendation.Both Quirky and down to earth. Exceeds expectations!

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Do not miss the chance to learn about Copenhagen with Richard (H.C.). He is friendly, knowledgeable, engaging and entertaining. He made our visit to the Rosenborg Castle a great expert. We did this, and a walking tour, as private tours and felt it was as...More

Thank M9736EYgaryf
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

Thank Susan N
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
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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Obianuju M
10 August 2017|
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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.