Mr Monkey in Copenhagen

"This is better than a spiral staircase, I think"

Mr Monkey looking out of a tower window Mr Monkey climbing the sloping ramp

The Rundetaarn, or Round Tower, was built as an observatory in 1642, and they built a wide spiral ramp to take the heavy equipment to the roof. That's much more sensible than a narrow spiral staircase.

You can learn about the tower at the Rundetaarn website.

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