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Rundetarn, Copenhagen

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For sweeping views over the city, climb to the top of Rundetarn. Built in the 17th century as one of many architectural projects commissioned by King Christian IV, this tower long served as an important astronomical observatory. The structure formed part of a scientific complex that once provided scholars with access to a chapel, church, and academic library. Today the tower ranks among the country's major tourist attractions, featuring a famous 7.5-turn spiral corridor leading to an observation platform. Through the tower you can also access a former library hall, now used as a cultural venue and exhibit space. To visit Rundetarn and other attractions in Copenhagen, use our Copenhagen trip builder tool.
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  • Worth going to experience this unique architecture but also to get a great 360 degree view of Copenhagen. You can even see Malmö. 
    Worth going to experience this unique architecture but also to get a great 360 degree view of Copenhagen. You can even see Malmö.  more »
  • On the way back to our shuttle bus , with time to spare we went to the Round Tower . admission for two was around £9. It was interesting walking up the spiral ramp - half way up there is the... 
    On the way back to our shuttle bus , with time to spare we went to the Round Tower . admission for two was around £9. It was interesting walking up the spiral ramp - half way up there is the...  more »

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