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Kristiansten Fortress

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Address: Rosenborg, Trondheim 7016, Norway
Phone Number:
08000900
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Pleasant fort

A fairly basic looking like fort building, but the walls around and the range of guns from the centuries adds a little charm. Great views over the city. Interesting walk up the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ciarán O
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London, United Kingdom
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the nearest and nice spot around the city center were the northern lights can be seen. The view on the city is also great, both at day and night

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fairly basic looking like fort building, but the walls around and the range of guns from the centuries adds a little charm. Great views over the city. Interesting walk up the hill from Bakklandet old town, if have a bike there is an electric pulley to help it up. Great views over the city from the top. Warning in... More 

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Invershithole
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sound place on a sunny day, good views of the area and a perfect landmark to help navigate your way around the city. It's free which is awesome. Been told by the local prosy that this is where dog walkers take the dogs to do the toilet, just thought you might like to know.

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Thank Stegofthedump
Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Kristiansten Fortress is a nice building and a nice area for walking, playing games, having a barbeque, or just to relax while you watch the city.

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Belem, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The museum (free entrance) tells the history of the place and region, but make sure that you follow the right track, as it not told very logic. The vew over the city and fiord is great

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Thank Ellen_Johs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Recommend those who are going to Trondheim to check out this castle, beautieful wiev of the city, it is a nice castle worth the time to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Tourist visit with family. Every time someone comes to visit me I bring them here.. great for history lovers and the view of the whole city is amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The views of the town from up here are great. I went during the early evening, just as the sun was sinking and the reflection of the light from the river and sea was beautiful. Well worth it.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Make sure you walk up to see the Fortress, it has great panoramic views over Trondheim. There is a cafe/restaurant in centre of site, but was not open until 4pm on the day I visited, shame it would have been a nice spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The fortress is free of charge but due to QR-Codes installed, you can still learn a lot about the history of this place. Furthermore, you have a great view over Trondheim, so going there at nighttime will give you the perfect spot for taking pictures. There is also a free toilet.

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