Danish Design: Classic modern style in Neo-Classicism and Art Nouveau Audio Tour

Summary

Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stretching from Kongens Nytorv to the harbour front just south of the Royal Playhouse, it is lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants.

Tour info

Duration
1 hour 10 minutes
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Travel from Arne Jacobsen's SAS Royal Hotel, one of the first masterpieces of postwar Danish design, past the city's environmentally-conscious modern architecture to its Art Nouveau city hall on this self-guided GPS audio tour. Pass by the famous old townhouses at Nyhavn - a scene you may recognize from postcards of Copenhagen - and the auction houses where great vintage Danish design is for sale. End at the Danish Design Museum. For the shopper: Illums Bolighus for Danish design products; Royal Copenhagen porcelain and dishware; HAY modern home design; Magasin for Danish fashion brands; Bredgade for vintage pieces from the 1950s and 1960s. For the museum goer: Glyptoteket for classical sculpture and French impressionist art, the Danish National Museum for Viking artifacts, the Danish Design Museum for modern Danish design. The audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

What’s included?

  • Lifetime access to Danish Design: Classic modern style in Neo-Classicism and Art Nouveau tour

  • VoiceMap Application

  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

  • Smartphone and headphones

  • Transportation

  • Food/Drink

  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

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Before you book

  • Duration: 1h 10m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

About operator:

Explore Copenhagen at your own pace with the VoiceMap audio tour app. It works offline, without data, and it has automatic GPS playback, which lets you focus on your surrounding, not the screen.

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