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Waisenhuset

Waisenhuset Photo: Øyvind Schei
Waisenhuset Photo: Øyvind Schei

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A large, beautiful timber building from 1772, to the west of Nidaros Cathedral. One of Trondheim's first social institutions where orphans lived and got their education.

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Waisenhuset - Photo: Øyvind Schei

Waisenhuset

A large, beautiful timber building from 1772, to the west of Nidaros Cathedral. One of Trondheim's first social institutions where orphans lived and g...

Waisenhuset

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