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Kristiansten Fortress

Rosenborg, Trondheim 7016, Norway
08000900
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A must see place in Trondheim

If you would like to get a great overview of Trondheim head up to the Fortress. The entrance is for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Erlend J
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Oslo, Norway
Large grounds with one building which was pretty small

The history of this place was pretty interesting, plus the views of Trondheim were great, since it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ashltorres
,
Ladera Ranch, California
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  • Average18%
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“great view” (17 reviews)
“city view” (3 reviews)
“old town” (14 reviews)
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Rosenborg, Trondheim 7016, Norway
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08000900
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you would like to get a great overview of Trondheim head up to the Fortress. The entrance is for free and there is a restaurant at the fortress. Nice place to grab a beer or a ice cream.

Thank Erlend J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of this place was pretty interesting, plus the views of Trondheim were great, since it was the highest point this close to city center. On my last night in Trondheim, the northern lights were visible so i went and sat just outside the...More

1  Thank ashltorres
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good walk, uphill, there is a very nice view from there over the city, you see the river turn and the cathedral. Good spot for a sunset just make sure you get there early enough - I missed it by few minutes because...More

Thank Karolina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fort itself is nice to see, however the attraction is the view of the city. Possibly the best in Trondheim. A storm blew in while we were up there, so we decided to eat lunch at the restaurant on the for grounds. The food...More

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's about 30-40 minutes hike up from downtown Trondheim, but once you reach up here, the view is splendid! The fortress is also quite a size and worth a small exploration. Overall, a lovely experience!

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Old fort with great views of downtown Trondheim. Most of it was closed but there was a nice park and information signs.

Thank Janne E
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Not a great tourist attraction.The best thing is the view over the city, but I wouldnt recommend a great detour to visit this place, Stop fro 30 minutes if you already is in the neighborhood

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Worth the steep climb for the view. Would have been helpful for the information boards to be in English too.

Thank ReadingTim
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

After crossing the bridge and walk straight up, you will see the fortress. The fortress area is not massive but it gives u a 360 view of the Trondheim city - my favourite spot. There is a restaurant and a free toilet in it. I...More

Thank yeathar H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

its a nice place to just sit and relax and enjoy the sunset :) there is a small place where you can grab a coffe and some snack

Thank Kamil W
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