We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on our website at cookies policy[Open in a new window].

Close

An ancient astronomical observatory suitable for those who don't suffer from vertigo.

Add to my guide

Round Tower (Rundetårn)

A good place to view the city from the sky.

The Rundetårn, or Round Tower, was built in the 17th century with the three-fold goal of training Danish scholars and academics in astronomy, the sciences and theology, by order of King Christian IV. Inside, there is an ancient Astronomical Observatory, the oldest still in operation in Europe, a chapel for the students and a library, which in former times hosted the largest university collection, and today serves as a cultural centre with temporary exhibitions and concerts. The Round Tower, at almost 35 metres above the ground, has a viewing platform from which you can enjoy the best views of Copenhagen's Latin quarter. To do this, you will have to conquer the seven and a half turns of the helical ramp/corridor that ascends through the inside of the tower to the top.



Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

Book your flight to Copenhagen
Consult prices and dates

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download