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"Ancient Danish Observatory"

The heart of Copenhagen is home to this striking spherical tower that was built by Christian IV to advance astronomical research in the country. Built in the 17th century, the Round Tower was originally an observatory connected to Trinitatis Church, and formed part of the Trinitatis Complex. Highlights of this ancient observatory include the gently sloping equestrian staircase, the helical corridor, and the viewing platform at the top of the tower. King Christian IV's monogram is displayed on the building, as is a beautiful lattice designed by Kasper Fincke. Inside the Rundetaarn, the spiral walk leads to the library hall that once functioned as an age-old repository of university books, and was frequented by Danish literary Hans Christian Andersen. With its clever architecture, well-planned interiors and imposing presence, it is no wonder that the Rundetaarn is one of Copenhagen's most iconic landmarks.
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"Ancient Danish Observatory"
The heart of Copenhagen is home to this striking spherical tower that was built by Christian IV to advance astronomical research in the country. Built in the 17th century, the Round Tower was originally an observatory connected to Trinitatis Church, and formed part of the Trinitatis Complex. Highlights of this ancient observatory include the gently sloping equestrian staircase, the helical corridor, and the viewing platform at the top of the tower. King Christian IV's monogram is displayed on the building, as is a beautiful lattice designed by Kasper Fincke. Inside the Rundetaarn, the spiral walk leads to the library hall that once functioned as an age-old repository of university books, and was frequented by Danish literary Hans Christian Andersen. With its clever architecture, well-planned interiors and imposing presence, it is no wonder that the Rundetaarn is one of Copenhagen's most iconic landmarks.
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