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Landskrona citadell och Graen

Citadellet, Landskrona, Landskrona Municipality 261 31, Sweden
+46 418 44 82 50
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Worth a quick look

If you are in the area, it is definitely worth a look. We stayed in Borstahusen, so walked through... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Tracy M
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Sweden
Stroll in the park

Nice castle but later used as prison! The water around the castle was full of jellyfish. The locals... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
AbelWei
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The Citadel is one of the best-preserved 16th century fortresses in the Nordic countries, built by King Christian III of Denmark between 1549 and 1559. In the 1800s the Citadel was used as a prison for convicts with life sentences and for vagrants. Then it was converted to a women's prison that was in use until 1940. There is a cafe in the grounds and you can fish in the moat. There's no admission for the area around the fortress but if you'd like to go inside the Citadel, you'd need to go on a guidad tour. It costs 75 SEK for adult and 40 SEK for children (7-15)
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Citadellet, Landskrona, Landskrona Municipality 261 31, Sweden
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you are in the area, it is definitely worth a look. We stayed in Borstahusen, so walked through as a shortcut to get to the centre of Landskrona. It is certainly a very pretty area, with gorgeous grass and a very quiet, relaxed atmosphere....More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Nice castle but later used as prison! The water around the castle was full of jellyfish. The locals love to be here for the beach and the park. A good way to spend the Sunday afternoon.

Thank AbelWei
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Last weekend we had visit this place, is very beautiful and quite. We were walking through the beach and after we went to Citadel. there is a lake with a beautiful bridge before you arrive at the citadel. There you will see a very nice...More

Thank Oly A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I had to dash around this place as I was on a business trip and came way wishing I had spent more time there. There is a lot to take in and you need the time to do it. Great medieval buildings and I have...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well this is my hometown so all I have to say is good things, it is quiet nice place, very small with about 40000 people.

Thank Assis G
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Landskrona a late medieval town located at the shores of Øresund founded early in the 15th century. Landskrona citadel was initially built 1549–1559 as a purely defensive fortification with two complete moats, the inner with a width of 70 metres. It is amazing place when...More

Thank pawel_hbg
Reviewed 2 October 2016

It was part of my many castles through out Sweden tour and the time allocated to it was well worth it. It is a busy location, many locals go there for a scroll in the park. It was on a Saturday and the weather was...More

1  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I was here in winter 2011-2012, it was amazing. The citadel is beautiful, although it was winter it wasn't snowing, weather was nice for exploring the citadel.

Thank marijazbiljic6
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Walk around (3km) the castle that is build in the 1300s, overseeing Öresund, island Ven and Denmark. The castle is located in the heart of Landskrona so you can either bring your coffee or enjoy it at a close by coffeeshop

Thank peternilssonhaljarp
Reviewed 13 August 2016

More great history to absorb from this amazingly maintained castle and moat. there were no tours when we were there but still great just walking around and reading the blurbs available. This was once a prison and there are pictures of the men & women...More

Thank 321Karlos
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