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Address: Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark
Phone Number: 56482431
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Spectacular ruin

Nice place to visit. Great ruin and magnificent view over the sea. If it’s a cold day, bring some warm cloth. Its extra windy at the top.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Nice place to visit. Great ruin and magnificent view over the sea. If it’s a cold day, bring some warm cloth. Its extra windy at the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Mixture of modern and ancient history with the remains of an old fortress overlooking the peninsula on the northern tip of Bornholm. Typically Danish in the sense that perhaps your expected to do your on research on the place rather than have it spoon-fed via some magnificent display or headphone system. On a sunny or bleak day it's worth a... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Standing on the top of the castle with Sweden in the background you begin to appreciate the strategic importance of Denmark to the access to the Baltic stretching back to 13th century. There is a fair walk from the car park but the signing is good and there are helpful brochures in the kiosk. Walk or drive to Hammerhavn and... More 

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Sopot, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

In May, when I visited Hammershus, the ruins were surrounded by beautiful carpets of white blooming flowers. It was towards the evening, the sun was about to sink in the waters of the Baltic Sea. The fishermen boats could still be seen down, below the ruins. Watching the sunset, admiring views, chilling out...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nature is very beautiful and different at and around Hammershus Ruins. Before entering the site there is a stone monument on a small hill. To the left of it you will see signs for a path. It will take you down to the sea where the view is stunning. Follow the sign from there to Løvehovederne (Lion's heads) and you... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped there while biking around Bornholm. Great view, interesting history with plaques all over the place and good facilities for visitors. And free.

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Haywards Heath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Remote castle ruins on the north west coast of Bornholm, currently undergoing a major renovation. Views over the surrounding coast are vast. Plenty of chance to wander round at your own pace. Free entry, though the little museum did cost, and was a little underwhelming.

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Slupsk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

On the biking way from Ronne to Allinge, very nice delicious restaurant on the castle, clean toiletts. Very well prepared for tourists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very big fortress ruin, placed at a high and impressive site at Bornholm. We went there on a beautiful sunny day, which is very good time to go there. It is fun to explore because it is so big with many buildings and view points to look down on the island and at the sea. Many information texts in 3... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This would have been an awful place to have been billeted in ancient times with water and food severely rationed. The fortress is dramatic and bleak and well positioned. Our guide was very informative and there are great views if you climb up to the castle walls.

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