Is this the top of the tower, Mom? The boy stepped out into the sunlight as the first of a small English family. He looked eagerly over the red-tiled roofs of Copenhagen, with the beautiful verdigris copper spires and towers.
I can take a photo he said and soon the little group established themselves in front of a lovely boy with a camera.
They chose the right day to enjoy the view from Rundetårn. There is an obvious reason to consider the other towers in Copenhagen, when standing at the top of Rundetårn.
The view is spectacular and so is the sight of the Saviour’s Church. I told the family about the famous spiral ramp on the outside of the tower and how it inspired Jules Verne in his book, A trip to the bowels of the earth.
But I forgot to tell them about the English Bombardment of Copenhagen in 1807 and how the soldiers chose to aim after the spires in Copenhagen. Luckily the Saviour’s Church survived but Our Lady Church, Vor Frue Kirke, burned down and so did many old buildings in the centre of the city.
Collegium Domus Regiæ fra 1623, og Rundetårn
Udsigt fra vindue i Rundetårn, København
Udsigt til Collegium Domus Regiæ fra 1623
Udsigt til krydstogtsskibe, og Kongens Have
Øresundsbroen og Frelserkirken i baggrunden
Udsigt fra vindue i Rundetårn
Udsigt fra Rundetårn
Collegium Domus Regiæ fra 1623
Copenhagen has an extremely entertaining water front. I have been to a Lucia procession at Holmens Kanal one winter where Kayak Republic was the organizer.
Saturday I was in Copenhagen and the sun got the Danes to invade everything that could sail. To freshen up my story I borrowed some pictures from another year when people went bananas. The air is still a little to cold to drop the shirt.
I love Copenhagen and the water surrounding it. It cools the city down and make people happy.
The pictures are from the center of Copenhagen
Oh! I nearly forgot to tell you something very important. Red Bull Cliffdiving is coming to town 20. June and that is very entertaining too. You can see my post here from the last exiting time: Cliff Divers