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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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Toronto
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is certainly an interesting looking building from an architectural point of view. It is a head turner but don't expect to get in because it's part residential so you'll need a code to enter the building. Snap a few pictures from afar and walk on. Some constructions are going on there and within the next few years, that area... More

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

To get there from the central train station you will pass through the industrial part of the city as well as the the harbour. Some people may find it sketchy and not interresting, but i kind of loved it. We discovered plenty of cool playgrounds around the tower. Let me tell you, Malmö has awesome places for kids. Near the... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Walked from the centre of Malmo without a map - just kept heading towards the tall building. Had to go through some decidedly dodgy parts of town on the way. Felt quite unsafe at times. Would recommend a map and sticking to the main roads or getting a taxi. The building itself is interesting but not sure it was worth... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The Turning Torso is one of the most incredible buildings I've ever seen. I wish I could have gone inside it to see the apartments. Here's a link to the Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turning_Torso You can bike right up to the base of the building. The district around it, the western harbor (Västra Hamnen) is nicely built up with seafront bike... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

You will find something wow belong to this place such as big playground, roller park and super market beside the Torso

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Europe
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I like this unconventional architecture. Can look at it for a long time. Next to the tower there is a completely new town quarter. Very calm area.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is a residential apartment tower which looks as if it has been turned or rather twisted and is the tallest building in Sweden. Nothing more to do other than taking a photo.

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West Hills, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's a residential building, so one can only look from the outside. We walked out there from our hotel. kicked it at the skateboard park watch kids skate for a bit before continuing on to the Turning Torso. Took quite a few pictures from different distance. It's definitely unique. It was quite windy that day, so we didn't get to... More

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Chapala, Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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35 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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