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The Round Tower

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Søren
Søren
February 3, 2020
The Round Tower is in the middle of the pedestrian street, Strøget, on one of the side roads to Nørreport. It is fun to climb as has a great view from the top. King Christian IV had The Round Tower built (1637-42) as thanks to the famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, who died in 1601. The King…
Anna
Anna
July 24, 2019
The nice round tower, build by king Christian the forth
Lasse
Lasse
September 5, 2018
highpoint, a tower build by the king a few hundred years ago. has a nice view, and pretty cheap. it's situated close to the biggest shoppingstreet in CPH
Anja
Anja
March 1, 2020
Enjoy a 360-degree view all the way to Sweden. For centuries, the view of the city’s roofs and sights from the top of the Round Tower has been one of Copenhagen’s major attractions
Anne Sophie
Anne Sophie
January 10, 2020
amazing top view of Copenhagen. super cheap to get enter. you have to walk all the way to the top. no elevator!
Lara
Lara
April 23, 2019
Charming and quite old round tower along the pedestrian street 'Købmagergade'. It is iconic for Copenhagen, and for a small price, you can enter and walk to the top. It also serves as an astrological observatory.
Gregers
Gregers
February 24, 2020
Amazing 350+ year old structure! A great way to get a penthouse view over the rooftops in the old inner city quarters. Built in a manner that allowed our brilliant but old, fat and lazy King Christian 4th to ride to the observatory on the top in a carrage pulled by a horse. Architectural style is…
Ane
Ane
December 10, 2019
Beautiful and spectacular building from the 1600’s.
Cecilie
Cecilie
August 26, 2019
You can see a big part of Copenhagen from up here
Jalen
Jalen
July 11, 2019
A cool story with a great view - right in the heart of Copenhagen. Inexpensive entrance, highly recommend!
Mikkel & Nanna
Mikkel & Nanna
June 8, 2019
The round Tower is one of Denmark's most famous buildings and was built by King Christian IV between 1637 and 1642. You have to walk 35 metres up the spiral ramp to get to the top, where the oldest working astronomical observatory of Europe is located.
Ümit
Ümit
February 23, 2020
Observatory built for astronomical research purposes in the 1600s.

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Location
52A Købmagergade
København K, 1150
Phone+45 33 73 03 73
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 6:00 PM