Surrounded by the historic atmosphere of the Old Town of Fredrikstad you find Bastion 5 art center.
Welcome to the oldest part of Gamlebyen, Fredrikstad's Old Town – one of the best preserved fortress towns in Northern Europe. At Bastion 5 – the southern tip of the fortress – you will find Café Magenta and the workshops and galleries of 9 artists. Visitors come to this culture corner to enjoy à la carte eating, art, history and music. Guests are free to visit the art workshops and see potters, painters, goldsmiths and glassblowers at work.
Café Magenta, known for its rustic interior and ancient location, has live music twice a week and a new exhibition every month. Choose hot and cold dishes from the large menu.