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Rundetarn, Copenhagen

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#6 of 3,371 in Things to do in Denmark
Must see · Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
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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  • We thought it was a fairly cool way to see the city. Not a major attraction but only cost a few quid and worth doing if you’re in the area!  more »
  • Nice to experience to see inside the tower. It's 17th century tower located in the city center in Copenhagen and its iconic building which houses exhibition experience and the tower attached to a...  more »

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