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Of interest mainly to war historians

You can get here on the No3 Bus but it's not beyond walking from central station which would allow... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Jim H
Norwich, United Kingdom
Interesting history

Took a walk from downtown to see the pens and was glad I did. You would have to be interested in... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia
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Kobbes gate 6, Trondheim 7042, Norway
+47 73 53 22 60
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definately not turist atraction. There is No access inside exept If you want to enter bowling center, fitness club. Historically interesting place but outside appearance - pure concrete.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

You can get here on the No3 Bus but it's not beyond walking from central station which would allow you visit Dora 1 which gives a much better impression of the massive nature of these buildings. Keep in mind that Dora 1 is surrounded by...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Took a walk from downtown to see the pens and was glad I did. You would have to be interested in modern history to make the walk. Not a lot to see but there is a good view from the front. The city Nd state...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I had no idea that Trondheim was an important location in WW2. The Nazi's built a bunker that could hold multiple U-boats at once for refueling and reloading torpedoes. They were kept safe here by the anti-aircraft guns on Munkholm Island. The Allies bombed this...More

1  Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The bunkers are basically just sub entrances on water side with a commercial building above. Very little history to be seen. I say them because I was walking by to Ladestien, otherwise I would have been totally unhappy with the walk.

1  Thank WithFamilyWillTravel
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

On our way to Ladestien hiking trail we past this ... building. It hurts your eyes. How ugly can something be I wonder. If I had lived back then I would have encouraged local authorities to have put more effort (i.e. more dynamite) into tearing...More

Thank pollekeq
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Germany occupied Norway during the Second World War and used Trondheim as a base for their submarines. From here the submarines attacked the Murmansk convoys. The massive concrete pens protected the submarines from Allied bombing. At the seaside entrance to the pens is a U-boat...More

3  Thank Barheat
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I am one of those people that is sincerely awed by the many layers of history that Trondheim and Trondelag has (like, viking sites, a 1000 year old cathedral, medieval castle ruins, 17th century fortress, scores of 18th and 19th century structures and establishments still...More

4  Thank Andrewsk8s
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Dora is very very very very very big. Some "Hitler" dude had it built, what a dork. Before he had his guys come and mess everything up big time, there was a rather nice beach here, can you believe that? No, of course you can`t,...More

1  Thank Mr_Trondheim666
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A lot of history here. I was a little disappointed that you can't really see inside but the outside is impressive enough.

Thank Jodie N
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