The Round Tower

Walked to Rundetaarn (The Round Tower) from Rosenborg Slot. It reminded me of the domes in Italy – you are rewarded with a good view of the city after a good climb.

Finally reached the tower after a 20-minutes walk, just in time for sunset…the tower is located in a shopping area – spotted H&M around the corner…IMG_1820

Copenhagen Card 2012-2013: Rundetaarn (The Round Tower) is Europe’s oldest functioning observatory, and stars have been gazed at here since it was built by Christian IV in 1642.
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So the climb started. Copenhagen Card 2012-2013: A viewing platform runs around the observatory, overlooking Copenhagen’s old Latin Quarter. A unique, whitewashed helical corridor leads to the top of the tower…IMG_1830

Reflections along the way…IMG_1836

How nice it would be to sit by the window with a cuppa and see the world go round the tower!
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Finally at the top! It’s an ok climb 😛
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Nice view. Really glad it was not foggy that day.IMG_1845IMG_1854

More reflections at the top…IMG_1846

Pretty sunset… Like how the sunset  made everything looked warmer and more romantic…Cold though…IMG_1851IMG_1860IMG_1868

Down the tower, into the sunset…IMG_1873

And goodbye to another great day in Copenhagen. It was an awesome day of museum (Statens Museum for Kunst), castle (Rosenberg Slot) and of course, tower!

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About cyndichan

Likes to travel. Wants to travel solo one day (I did it in 2012!).
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