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Kastellet

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Would recommend a walk around the moat of the kastellet, before entering the central area. It is free, and a lovely tranquil place for a leisurely walk, before heading to the little mermaid :-) There is a windmill, canon, lovely military buildings etc.

Thank Celine O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The term "Fort" conjures up a castle like structure and although there is a drawbridge like entrance to this sprawling mini island surrounding by a moat-like waterway, it was slightly disappointing being mainly grassy banks sheltering a number of barrack like buildings, most of which...More

Thank Barcelonavisitor0915
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kastellet is a park where you can walk though (although there are loads of joggers and runners). It is close to the Little Mermaid, so i would advise people go combine these two, since they are both a little outside the city center of...More

Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wind and rain off the sea meant a blustery walk but its a popular and worthwhile walk. You can walk around the old fort and follow the paths that lead out to the harbour area and Little Mermaid statue.

Thank 62justineh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk around the walls of this beautiful fortress town! See the lovely windmill. You'll be able to see everything from above :) Also walk through the streets and see the military barracks.

Thank Andy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to walk round, it is very clean and bright. Still used by the army. With good photo opportunities.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our visit to the Little Mermaid we popped to the Kastellet afterwards and found ourselves on a beautiful walk around the star-shaped island. You can walk the whole way round - there is a well kept path around the top which takes you past...More

Thank bethmaryclayton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most large Nordic cities have a preserved fort of some kind, but this is one of the most intact, and one of the best-preserved. You can spend hours here, if you like, wandering around old windmills, cannons, ramparts, and barracks. Interesting plaques (most have English...More

Thank DENbackpacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very large place. You could easily spend hours here. I don't recall if there is food/drink available, but there are good bathrooms. Even though it takes some uphill walking I might recommend getting up onto the ramparts to see around. The inner...More

Thank eja117
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park area overlooking the harbour and the Anglican Church. A running office area for the army administration, open to visitors. Great place for a walk. The memorial for war victims are placed here and is beautiful. Come on 4th May and you will enjoy...More

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