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Kongsvinger Fortress

Kongsvinger Fortress Photo: Kongsvinger Festning
Kongsvinger Fortress Photo: Kongsvinger Festning

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Kongsvinger Fortress is one of the most important sites of cultural heritage in Norway and Hedmark Fylke and it is regarded as on the region’s main attractions. The Fortress was built from 1673 an onwards and it served as an efficient protection foreign soldiers – especially from Sweden. The Fortress was never conquered by enemies of Norway. Today the Fortress is open all year.

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Kongsvinger Fortress

Kongsvinger Fortress is one of the most important sites of cultural heritage in Norway and Hedmark Fylke and it is regarded as on the region’s main...

Kongsvinger Fortress

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