Kärnan – the keep of Helsingborg

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Kärnan - the keep of Helsingborg

Kärnan - the keep of Helsingborg
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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 step up the stairs to reach the top and enjoy the magnificent views over the harbour, Oresund and Helsingor. There is a long and adventurous, rather narrow spiral staircase leading to the top, but the stunning view makes it worth the effort. The Karnan tower was built in the early 1300s. The tower was part of a major castle site that had the status of “riksborg” (national castle) in the medieval and early Danish empire. Nowadays, it is the symbol and brand of the city of Helsingborg.
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Kent
Stockholm, Sweden2 contributions
Great views!
Mar 2021
Amazing historicsl place! Beautiful views!
The view from here is good and one can look across the channel into Helsingor Danmark, or you can sit and watch the ships float past.
Written March 7, 2021
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johanekenstierna
Lund, Sweden2,449 contributions
top of the hill
Nov 2020 • Solo
the very nice medieval 🏰 castle overlook the city if helsingborg.a must visit in the city and have a nice picnic if weather allows
Written November 28, 2020
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invisiblelady
Jönköping, Sweden718 contributions
Nice to visit this place!!!!
Sep 2020 • Couples
We have a Great luck with Sunny weather in Helsingborg 👍💯☀️☀️☀️Karnan is famous place in the center to visit👍 reccomend it👍💯 Leif and Rosita xx
Written September 30, 2020
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nilsthulin
Karlskrona, Sweden2,376 contributions
Stairway
Aug 2020 • Solo
Nice place to activate yourself, the view from the top is marvellous entrance is 60kr which I think is to much but worth a visit anyway
Written August 30, 2020
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johanekenstierna
Lund, Sweden2,449 contributions
nice view and castle like architecture
Jul 2020
nice view and castle like architecture.

Kärnan is a must visit when in helsingborg and it is a nice uphill walk
Written July 24, 2020
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Gabriela D
Krakow, Poland305 contributions
Nice view.
Nov 2019 • Couples
After climbing some stairs, you can enjoy the amazing view from the top. Sometimes it could be windy, but it's a nice place to see the city. Recommended.
Written February 27, 2020
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It is the best view in Helsingborg :) Glad you enoyed it!
Written May 5, 2020
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Max Bust
Eindhoven, The Netherlands21 contributions
Christmas view
Dec 2019 • Family
Went there during the christmas break. Beautifull view, well worth a trip. The town is also worthy to check out with beautiful scenery and nice coffee places.
Written December 30, 2019
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We are glad that you enjoyed it. Welcome back!
Written May 5, 2020
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Erich K
Centreville, VA76 contributions
Us grown ups loved it
Sep 2019 • Family
It's a place of significant historical interest and well maintained, but my 6 and 8 year old did not find it stimulating. It's for grown ups and history buffs.
Written September 3, 2019
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Michael S
Toronto, Canada287 contributions
Helsingborg is a small city.... with a big tower.
Jun 2019
Helsingborg is a small city ... which is a fact that you will have a hard time believing when you are there. With a population barely over 100,000 (!) you might expect to find a quaint urban centre with an older downtown and few amenities. Instead you will find a bustling modern city with huge civic buildings, far more and far bigger than the population warrants. The most historic object in the city is this tower, a remnant of a fortress that was integral to Denmark's defence during hostilities from the 14th century onwards. Well worth a visit.
Written August 18, 2019
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MichaelSchindl
1,261 contributions
Great and far reaching view!
Jun 2019 • Couples
We spent half a day in Helsingborg, which is a nice city to spend some time,
therefor we went from Helsingor (DEN) to Helsingborg by a quick ferry ride (20
mins). Afterwards we directly went to the Kärnan, which offered us a great view
and we got some orientation. Also the area around the Kärnan is worth the time
spent. Beach and shopping streets are quite near.
Written July 7, 2019
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