Go off the beaten track and become a temporary local with the digital self-guided walking tour.
The “Know your ‘bro” walking tour offers an authentic twist to your Copenhagen stay. Whether you want to explore the young, multi-cultural and buzzing Nørrebro or the unpolished, diverse and hip Vesterbro, you’ll, learn about the history, culture and daily life in the two former working-class areas through text, audio, photographs and video-clips.
Nørrebro: Visit the final resting place of famous Danes such as Han Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard and Niels Bohr, hang out at Dronning Louises Bro (Danish for Queen Louise’s Bridge) and get the chance to enjoy mouth-watering delicious shawarmas. You will gain captivating insights into the struggles of Nørrebro-locals and pass by a wide range of activities and recreational facilities where Copenhageners of all ages play football, climb, skateboard or just hang out.
Vesterbro: Visit the Meat Packing District, where cattle used to be slaughtered and which now is home to creative businesses and a destination for people seeking the urban and vibrant. Or take a walk down Værnedamsvej with all its trendy cafées and fancy shops. Or get the story about Sorte Hest (the Black Horse) which used to be the last stop for travelers reaching Copenhagen after the City Gates were closed and which was neighbour to the Garrows.
When you check out www.knowyourbro.dk the two full routes will appear. Have fun and happy exploring.