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Kastellet

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It won’t take you long to wander around, but the setting is lovely. I walked the perimeter, which took probably 30 minutes.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank jholland19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Citadel served as Copenhagen's main fortress into the 18th century and was used during WWII as the German headquarters during their occupation. Today it has peaceful walking paths and welcomes joggers and strollers to this still-operative military structure.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very old fortress looking like a star with five corners. In every corner is a bastion. All is surrounded by water. The site still housing some military barracks but it’s opened to the visitors during the day. The area doesn’t have anything martial in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank zuv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I strolled through Kastellet from Osterport metro station to The Little Mermaid. This is a very enjoyable, pleasant, scenic walk.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Penfold-Shah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was pleasant walk, quiet and quaint. If you like to stroll in a big green park, this is for you. Relaxing and enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Luna0114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A star-shaped fortress that reminded me of Goryokaku in Hakodate. Therein still lies a church, windmill and a military base. It was late when I arrived and I managed to catch a glimpse of their flag lowering ceremony around 5.45pm. It’s close to St Alban’s...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kastellet was last on my list of places to visit in Copenhagen so we made it over our last day there and it was well worth it. Stunning views, fountains, windmill, and church.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 347austinc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is remarkable as it brings history, countryside and green areas to the middle of the town. A very good area for relaxation.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Torger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is still a military barracks, but you can walk around and explore the fort. It’s free to enter and as it’s so close to the Little Mermaid it’s worth taking a look.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank trvlandwndr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet park inside the city of Copenhagen, we enjoyed our time there on the way to the little mermaid!

Date of experience: January 2019
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nomadsfix
December 4, 2018|
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Response from Bill J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. it is an active military base so you can't enter any buildings. We spent about a half hour there and did a pretty thorough job. We are not infirm but far from young.
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