Flaming history in Copenhagen

Place: From Rådhuspladsen, City Hall Square, meeting point: The stairs to the city hall, 55.6756, 12.5696. Ends at Nikolaj Plads (near Kongens Nytorv metro)

Duration: Appr. 60 minutes – 300 years history

Length: Appr. 1 km (.62 miles, or some 39,000 inches). There are benches at some of the stops

Price: 125 DKK or 20€ or $25 pr. person.

The city burned in 1728, 1795 and 1807. No other phenomenon has set its mark on Copenhagen as fire. See what’s left (not much), see what’s done to prevent more fires and how it marked the city.

It’s a short walk and really sums up the story of Copenhagen, so if you are busy and/or easily bored by history buffs, this is the tour for you.