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Karnan - the keep of Helsingborg

1 Slottshagsgatan, Helsingborg 252 23, Sweden
+46 42 10 59 91
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Beautiful old watch tower in a park on a hill in the middle of city. Great views of the city from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Lovely Keep

I really enjoyed my visit to the Keep. It has a narrow stairway to the top where you can get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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In the beautiful Slottshagsparken above Terasstrapporna in the centre of Helsingborg you’ll find the medieval Kärnan castle tower. Kärnan 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, Öresund and Helsingör.Kärnan will close for restauration on the 5th of november.
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  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Slottshagsgatan, Helsingborg 252 23, Sweden
+46 42 10 59 91
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful old watch tower in a park on a hill in the middle of city. Great views of the city from the top and we were able to see everything because we were there on a clear sunny day.

Thank zimmyzimmy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to the Keep. It has a narrow stairway to the top where you can get fantastic views of the city, the sea and Denmark away in the distance. It's a great way to orientate yourself in Helsingborg and get your...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and not so expensive. Beautiful views and the tower is worth to visit. Really nice garden and play ground for children.

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been living here before a few years back but hadn't visited this place before. Went here with my wife on a small trip and decided to give it a try. Got to learn some interesting facts about the past and got to try some...More

Thank Tomas G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you get a wonderful view of Helsingborg , the sea and some of Helsingor(Denmark ) from here . this is a 35 m high structure constructed in the 16 th century . there is a huge park behind the watch tower where lot of concerts...More

Thank Lakshmi B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Either you come here in the winter or in spring this place is just wooowww... Great viewa from the top... Excelent place for a good walk... In city center, but so far away from noise..

Thank Marko N
Reviewed 3 May 2017

As a Danish person, i can't help thinking how this, together with Kronborg in Denmark, was supposed to protect the access to The Baltic, Copenhagen and the Swedish coastal cities, as well as levy a tax on passing ships. In the protection, every time it...More

Thank fatimazahra
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Karnan is a nice place to get a view of Helsingborg and the sea. Once you come down there are lot of places to eat an sit for a coffee

Thank Swati D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have been in this place several times and I never get tired.👍😊 If you are here in Scandinavia, come and visit this place.

Thank lynnbarbosa
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Wether you walk up the steps from the bottom or walk through the park at the top as I did, you will still find the views of the city very nice. I was there just before sunset, although a little chilly in March, it offered...More

Thank Soundgesture
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What is the entrance fee? Can't find any info on the website.
24 May 2017|
Response from CaseyandSue | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee, just a charge to use the lift. But there are stairs for free.