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Kristiansten Fortress

Rosenborg, Trondheim 7016, Norway
08000900
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Walk up to the highest point in Trondheim

There isn't much there except a park like setting which is in fact a fort. Plaques tell the story... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
j p
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New York City, New York
Disappointing

Took the trip uphill to the fortress with the promise of great city views only to find the trees so... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
mezzy74
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (17 reviews)
“city view” (3 reviews)
“great walk” (5 reviews)
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Rosenborg, Trondheim 7016, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much there except a park like setting which is in fact a fort. Plaques tell the story of the Fortress. Its a relatively simple walk up, have a coffee or two before you meander up there. One note of caution, there are several...More

Thank j p
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Took the trip uphill to the fortress with the promise of great city views only to find the trees so overgrown that the view was obscured and lots of construction works on the fortress itself which restricted access.

1  Thank mezzy74
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Made with the most modern castle disign of the times, Kristiasten Festning is a place to go when in Trondheim. Situated over Bakkladed, it takes 10 min to be there. A big part of Norways history is there. Free entrance. One can take a pleasant...More

Thank geomaranos
Reviewed 9 August 2017

There is no charge to enter here and stroll around (even the parking is free for a short period of time). You can get a good view over the city, plus some of the history from around the fort. It's worth visiting even though you'll...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely the best place in trondheim where chill out, watch the sunset, the midnight sun or the northern lights, according to the season.

Thank Leopoldo M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the short climb for the view over this wonderful city. The tower is free and museum well worth seeing

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A short hike up from down town. Nice spot to view the city. Small museum inside, nice to listen to the stories. FREE of charge. Bring your own food and sit down outside in the area.

Thank BenteZeline
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were just outside the building, a great park area to have a picnic. There are toilets and a restaurant up there. Nice place to bring the family for a daytrip. Fun place to play and run for kids and dogs. Adventure!

Thank Ingerk85
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This fort is quite plain, but the views are amazing and there is a great park behind it that will let you look out at the sea and the city. Highly reccomended.

Thank MaudEple
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Well worth the climb as you get a good view of the city. The area offers several picnic tables and lawns for leisure.

Thank Jonas C
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