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"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
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Copenhagen Card
"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
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Copenhagen Card
"Choose between a 24- 48- 72- or 120-hour Copenhagen Card when you book and then collect your card and free Copenhagen map at Copenhagen Airport or a central redemption point in the city.Valid for the set number of hours from the time you first use it your card helps you get the best from your time in Denmark’s lovely capital with included public transport and free admission to 74 top Copenhagen attractions. Additional valuable discounts on exciting activities
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The View Remains

KarnanA short walk from the terminal we make our way here. Not many tourists around , so lots of good photo opps. Most of what was the castle burned down , but just the one section remains . They best...
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easterntrekker
Jan 09, 2014

A big tower with a fascinating history

Kärnan is the only tower left from the old Helsingborg Castle, one of the strongest fortifications during early medival time. Due to the fact that the Danish army concoured the castle twice in the...
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Joacim
Jun 05, 2007

Beautiful view from Kärnen

See a great view from Kärnen of the "Øresund" sound especially the sunsets are very beautiful.According to Arild Huitfeldt in "Danmarckis Rigis Krønicke" the Danish legend King Frode Fredegod build...
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OH_DK
Apr 23, 2007

nice view from the fortress.

even if there is little left of the karnan fortress in helsingborg it's still worth the long uphill walk especially because of the nice view you get from there.there is not much left of the original...
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cachaseiro
Apr 08, 2007

Kärnan

The tower is the remains of the medieval castle which was situated in Helsingborg from the early Middle Ages until 1676 when most of the castle, with the exception of tower, was pulled down. Today the...
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arison
Jul 27, 2006

Karnan tower

The Karnan Tower is the most famous and known landmark of Helsingborg. It was built more than 600 years ago. To the top of the tower of 34 mts high there is an spiral stair. It is visited by thousands...
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elcolibri
Sep 29, 2005

Karnan - The Tower in Helsingborg

Probably the best known symbol of Helsingborg is this tower (Karnan). The tower is a part of the what remains of the 600 year old fortress that once protected the town. The tower is 35 meters high and...
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littlesam1
May 10, 2005

Tower Kärnan

600-year old fortress tower Kärnan situated on the heights above the main square (Stortorget) is the remains of the castle which was situated in Helsingborg from the early Middle Ages until 1676 when...
ginte
Apr 21, 2005

Remaidnance of the work of defence

Kärnan is the thing that most people visit when in Helsingborg. It's a tower used to defend the city.You can go in for a small fee. The view from the top is verry good, but in my opinion the history...
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jonkb
Mar 23, 2004

Kärnan Fortress

The "kernel" is a well known symbol for Helsingborg and you can see it on my intro photo (not the City Hall tower). More than 600 years old, it had its heyday in medieval times but then almost fell...
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Sjalen
Aug 04, 2003

Kärnan

Helsingborg's most famous landmark, has been watching over the town for more than 600 years. Originally, Kärnan was surrounded by thick brick wealls, but after the Danish-Swedish war in the end of the...
eva_oberg
Aug 24, 2002

The tower of former Helsinborg fortress

This is the old tower of former Helsinborg fortress which is opposite to Helsing¸r fortress in Denmark (other coast of the stright).
ginte
Aug 19, 2005
 
 
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Top 5 Helsingborg Writers

ginte

"...Helsingborg..."
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Sjalen

"Pearl of Öresund Strait"
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Calcio

"Helsingborgs IF - saved by the politicians"
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"Helsingborg"
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"Shorthest distance to Denmark"
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Things to Do Near Helsingborg

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Mariakyrkan

Mariakyrkan is a Hanseatic looking little pretty church smack bang in the middle of Helsingborg. Built in the 14th century on the remains of an earlier church as more and more people discovered the...
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Helsingor

We arrived in Helsingor by ferry from Helsingborg in Sweden. It was very early in the morning but we wanted to see the famous Elsinore Castle - used as the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet. The...
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

In lovely gardens, so try to go when weather is good. I'm not very cultured (actually, I am but don't feel the need to flaunt it), but thoroughly enjoyed it. I was taken by bus as part of a...
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Bakken

The green bike lane (den grønne sti) is, well, a bike lane that will take you through various residential areas in Copenhagen. It is one lane wide, but there's bike traffic in both directions. It is...
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Open Air Museum - Frilandsmuseet

A good daytrip from Copenhagen is to visit the open air museum to the north of the city. The museum has a large number of traditional houses and farms transferred piece by piece from every region of...
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Aquarium

Den Blå Planet is a large aquarium complex on the island of Amager near the Copenhagen Airport. In Den Blå Planet there's a large aquarium with many types of sharks like hammerhead sharks. There are...
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