HSB Turning Torso, Malmo

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Resembling the famous Cayan Tower in Dubai, HSB Turning Torso represents the tallest building in Scandanavia and dominates the skyline. Santiago Calatrava designed this futuristic skyscraper, which was completed in 2005, based on his renowned sculpture of a twisting human body. Only two floors are available for public viewing, so scheduling a tour can be a challenge. Photograph its famous figure and explore the architectural detail of the building. When you're finished, you can stroll through the neighborhood; most visitors take time to see the nearby farmers' market. Later you can use the tower as a reference point to navigate the city. Take a look at our Malmo online trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to HSB Turning Torso and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Turning Torso building can be observed from the Malmo's train station, but it is worth a 25 minutes walk to get to it up and close. First building of its kind, looks very impressive. We didn't try to ...  more »
  • Already while he was still inside the plane landing at Copenhagen Airport, that could see through the window, he wasn't the highest structure in Scandinavia. Up close you can see the device and class that was used for your creation. It's not right in the center of the city but a short walk to get there.
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  • The Turning Torso, is an amazing and outstanding piece of architecture. Designed by the famous spanish architect, also designer and engineer, Santiago Calatrava, it's an irreplaceable gem in the city'...  more »
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  • This city has some interesting architecture, and this one definitely stands out. Standing near it and looking up, you can really appreciate the 'twist'.
  • Nice building although couldn't go inside in the off season, but the neighbourhood is fascinating as well
  • To bad You cant Go up in it🙀But Its a very interesting and uniqe building well worth a visit and a walk about, the surroundings are pretty to😻
  • Impressive building with great surroundings for those who are interesting in sustainable and green development :)
  • Excellent, Best in class facility. Outstanding view from a top fluor. Great place for business meetings

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