The Round Tower (Rundetårn)


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The Round Tower (Rundetårn)

Haul yourself to the top of the 34.8m-high red-brick 'Round Tower' and you will be following in the footsteps of such luminaries as King Christian IV, who built it in 1642 as an astronomical observatory as well as a tower for the new university church, Trinitatis. You'll also be following in the hoofsteps of Tsar Peter the Great's horse and, according to legend, the track marks of a car that made its way up the tower's spiral ramp in 1902.

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  • Address: Købmagergade 52A, Copenhagen
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  • Phone: +45 33 73 03 73
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  • Address: Daily 10am–8pm May–Sep, reduced hours rest of year, observatory times vary
  • Address: Bus: 14, Metro: Nørreport, Train: Nørreport
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