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This was my first stop in Helsingborg. I enjoyed walking to the tower and looking around the park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Karnan acts as an ideal viewpoint for the small city of Helsingborg. Getting to Karnan is a quick... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Karnan tower is a place to visit for the whole family. In the beautiful Slottshagsparken above Terasstrapporna in the centre of Helsingborg you’ll find the medieval Karnan castle tower. Karnan is about 35 metres high and it’s worth every single...more
Slottshagsparken, Helsingborg 252 23, Sweden
+46 42 10 59 91
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tower is essentially a museum detailing the tower's use over the centuries. However the best part of the journey through the floors is the roof top views over the city and Denmark.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first stop in Helsingborg. I enjoyed walking to the tower and looking around the park and the rose gardens. It was beautiful. Unfortunately, the tower has a lot of building works, which obscured the view from it, and to it. You have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karnan acts as an ideal viewpoint for the small city of Helsingborg. Getting to Karnan is a quick walk from the train station, but beware of the many steps. Once on top of Karnan be sure to spend some time taking in Helsingborg at all...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited Karnan tower almost daily during our trip to Helsingborg, Sweden. We were awed by the tower, and how beautiful the structure and steps leading up to it is. There is an amazing view of the town and the harbor overlooking Oresund sound toward...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The major landmark in the town, just walk from the station uphill, perhaps 10 minutes. Currently the area is being renovated but access is good and the view is excellent.

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I visited the tower before and always was impressed how spacious it is on the inside compared to how narrow it looks from the outside. And to think this was actually an inhabited place towards the end of 1300. Last time I went I took...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful old church I have visited. It was dated 14th century and it took a century to finish. Gems are concealed inside, including a trove of silver in the Vestry and Silver Chamber.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

What a fun, historic place. It's a shame so much construction was going on on the outside but the experience was perfect. You can easily imagine life as a maid or a cook during it's prime use. And stairs, ohhhhh those stairs. A dizzying, glorious...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Karnan is wonderful with medieval history, sprawling park , beautiful view of Helsingborg and Helingor(Denmark)

Thank Suparna D
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent view of the city from the the area surrounding the keep. There are panels explaining the history of the area. If you are in town it is worth stopping in. They are doing construction on the main stairs until 2018 so there is some...More

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Response from CaseyandSue | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee, just a charge to use the lift. But there are stairs for free.