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Kristiansten Fortress

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Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Sven-Erik Knoff
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Kristiansten Festning
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Visit Trondheim
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Visit Trondheim
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Visit Trondheim
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Visit Trondheim
Kristiansten Fortress Photo: Visit Trondheim

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The fort was built after the great city fire in 1681 and now stands guard over the city. It saved the city from conquest by Sweden in 1718. From the fort, there is a spectacular view over Trondheim and its surroundings, the fjord and the mountains.

The fortress area is open every day during office hours.

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Kristiansten Fortress

The fort was built after the great city fire in 1681 and now stands guard over the city. It saved the city from conquest by Sweden in 1718. From the fo...

Kristiansten Fortress

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Where to stay

Trondheim has about 20 hotels with approximately 2,500 rooms.

Bakklandet

When you leave the city centre («Midtbyen») and cross the Old Town Bridge, you arrive in Bakklandet – a picturesque and popular part of Trondheim.

Skansen railway bridge

Trains from Røros and Oslo cross the preserved Skansen railway bridge just before arriving at Trondheim Central Station.

Tourist information in Trondheim

The tourist information office in central Trondheim is easy to find in the main shopping street, Nordre gate. Here you will also find a souvenir shop.

What to do in Trondheim

Experience the outdoor and historical theatre St. Olav Drama at Stiklestad to learn about Norwegian history.

Guide service

Get to know the historical and cultural heritage of Trondheim and visit some of the less known attractions Trondheim has to offer. Join a guided tour.
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