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Architectural highlights in Malmö and Copenhagen

Photo: Thomas Høyrup Christensen

1 trip, 2 countries - and 9 really good reasons why both Copenhagen and Malmö should be on your bucket list if you're into architecture.

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Kastrup Sea Bath
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Kastrup Sea Bath

The Kastrup Sea Baths, situated off-shore in the Øresund Sound, has great views of the Saltholm Island and Sweden.

This is an architectural pearl and a truly magical place that offers good swimming ...

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Axel Towers
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Axel Towers

Axel Towers is designed by the talented Lene Tranberg from the award winning Danish architect firm Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter.

The architect firm is also known for the Tietgen Dormitory, SEB Hea...

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Turning Torso
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Turning Torso

Gaze at world-class architecture while enjoying the sustainable urban area of Västra Hamnen and its beautiful promenade.

With its 190 meters, Scandinavia’s tallest building can be seen from all over ...

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Ribersborgs Kallbadhus
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Ribersborgs Kallbadhus

Perched on the beautiful sea shore, this outdoor bathing establishment, spa and restaurant takes you 100 years back in time.

The historic Ribersborgs Kallbadhus is worth the 20 minutes of beautiful ...

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The Circle Bridge
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The Circle Bridge

Bridge and architectural landmark on the harbourfront.

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Triangeln Train station

Leave it to Scandinavians to make something as mundane as public transport look good: Malmö's Triangeln Station is an underground railway station in the city centre, from which you can also travel to Copenhagen by train up to three times an hour.

Small street in Malmö
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Ebba's House

Here's proof that intriguing architecture comes in all shapes and sizes: Ebba's House in central Malmö is a tiny house (and a museum) with a well-preserved interior from the 1910's.

CopenHill
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CopenHill

Futuristic, unparalleled ski slope and recreational hill on top of a new resource handling centre.

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The architectural masterpiece 8House
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The architectural masterpiece 8House

8TALLET follows the pattern of architectural master pieces in Ørestad in Copenhagen and is designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).

8TALLET (i.e. the number 8) follows in the footsteps of the VM Mountain...

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