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Almost the highest point in Denmark

We were expecting a big hill to climb but the car park is actually almost at the top so it's just a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Poole, United Kingdom
Fab views!

A lovely place to visit for amazing views! You've got to feel for the people who built the tower... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Allison W
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Himmelbjergvej 20, Ry, Skanderborg 8680, Denmark
+45 86 89 84 51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting a big hill to climb but the car park is actually almost at the top so it's just a short climb to the look out point and tower with the views. There's a good adventurous playground and football goals. A few but...More

Thank Hendoc
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A lovely place to visit for amazing views! You've got to feel for the people who built the tower back around the mid 19th century, believing this place was Denmark's highest point, only to discover 2 years later that it wasn't. Still it makes a...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We enjoyed the view of the lakes from Himmelbjerg but most of all we loved the woodland walk along the shore of Julsø to Bøgebjerg and back to hotel Himmelbjerget.

Thank rutherfords2009
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Came with Hungarian colleagues a late night just before sunset. We enjoyed the spectacular views over lakes, forrest and a hilly landscape. I visited many times and I always enjoy at all seasons during the year. During daytime you can visit a restaurant or buy...More

Thank SteenDam48
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful area and view. Bri g your picnic and consider arriving by boat. Families with small children should think whether they are able to walk up from the boats with their equipment or if it is better to drive up. Plenty of play grounds and...More

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Unfortunately the tower was closed when I visited but you still have an incredible view over the area from the foot of the tower. The area is surrounded by beautiful little paths which are worth checking out.

Thank Martina1888
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view over lakes and hills. Nice walk from the tower and down to the lake, where you find a good restaurant /ice cream shop.

Thank Johannamaria-dk
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our tour brought us here in the late morning. The park was filled with young people - we figured it was an end of year school picnic? Fun to see so many laughing children of all ages. It is a nice park, with a gentle...More

Thank Rollie J
Reviewed 30 May 2017

An easy walk (free) to the tower with a route for those less mobile too. Worth 10 DKK to climb to the top too for panoramic views over the lakes and hills. Friendly little souvenir shop on site. Nearby car park.

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Historical Danish monument celebrating the birth of the democracy in Denmark. Also, a beautiful sight from one of the highest points in Denmark. Take the boat from silkeborg or Ry and have the exercise of walking from the landing to the top.

Thank Kirsten N
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