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The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro)

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The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: Sutterstock
The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: Tom Gustavsen
The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: Innovasjon Norge
The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: Katrine Loraas
The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: Tina Elizabeth Thomsen
The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) Photo: TOBB

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Gamle Bybro - The Old Town Bridge - was first built on this site in 1681. At the same time, Kristiansten Fort was under construction. A sentry and excise house stood at either end of the bridge. The excise house on the west side is still standing and is in use as a kindergarten. The bridge and gates as they now stand were built in 1861 by Carl Adolf Dahl, the municipal officer in charge of public buildings and works.
Foto: Jøran Wærdahl

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The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro) - Photo: Sutterstock

The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro)

Gamle Bybro - The Old Town Bridge - was first built on this site in 1681. At the same time, Kristiansten Fort was under construction. A sentry and...

The Old Town Bridge (Gamle Bybro)

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