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HSB Turning Torso

Vastra Varvsgatan 34, Malmo 211 19 , Sweden
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Ranked #13 of 43 Attractions in Malmo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Chapala, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

The building itself is interesting, but we liked the surroundings better. Beautiful district, with a beach promenade and restaurants.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Turning Torso is the tallest skyscraper in Sweden and the Nordic countries, it is 190 metres high. Unfortunately it is not possible to go in to the building as it is a residential building, but it was nice to see it from the outside.

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A great unusual building, which is deemed to be the Scandinavian tallest, is perfect for visitors together with the harbor close by which makes it unique

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Seriously? This is a a residential building-so you definitely can't get inside. Nothing to really see but the facade. Interesting just because there's not much there really...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Certainly it is an interesting building with unusual architecture. The harbor area nearby was more enjoyable. The weather was thoroughly conducive to sitting or lying on a bench relaxing and taking in the view. While we spent 15 minutes admiring the building, we spend a couple hours at the promenade at the harbor. There are a number of busy restaurants... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Not much to say about this - it's a cool tower from an architectural standpoint. However you can't go in it or up to the top for a view. Worth a look if you're in the area but don't go specifically to see it.

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Driebergen, The NEtherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Although you can't visit the Turning Torso, or enjoy the view from the top, it is still a treat to see Santiago Calatrava's creation from close bye. Impressive as it is, you'll feel very small and a bit dizzy looking up from the foot. Modern architecture at its best!.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

...so if you're in harbour's area you should go a few steps closer. Nice architecture but still a pity that there's no viewing platform: it's a 100% private house. There are better solutions for vistors in other cities having such extraordinary buildings.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently had a day in Malmo travelling out from Copenhagen on the train via the Oresund Bridge. I would certainly recommend an excursion to see the Turning Torso building and to marvel at this amazing feat of design and engineering. You can also appreciate a decent view of the Oresund bridge from the small promenade on the sea front.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I cycled out to see the Turning Torso, which was a great journey but when it comes down to it, it's just a cool tower! You can actually get great views of it from Slottsparen and Pildammarna (the two parks in town) so unless you have a bike, don't bother walking all the way out there!

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