Part time machine, part barracks, and part park, Kastellet is definitely the start of Copenhagen's attractions. Not that everything else isn't as good, it's that Kastellet is literally a star.
Built on the cutting edge of 17th century fort design, Kastellet takes advantage of a star-shaped periphery, which maximizes both cool factor and effectiveness as a military stronghold. Since the Danes don't make fortified war a priority these days, Kastellet is now a favorite spot to meander. Whether you're checking out the old military buildings or just to escape town for a bit, a quick jaunt through Kastellet will definitely fortify your trip to Copenhagen.
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