Wander the narrow streets and alleys ("veitene") that were typical of the old Trondheim.
Trondheim is one of the most distinctive towns built of wood in Scandinavia. Today such wooden towns are preserved as part of a valuable cultural heritage. Many of the wooden buildings in Trondheim date from the 19th century, but these retain something of a tradition going back to the 18th and 17th centuries. It could be said that the origin of these streets and alleys with their wooden houses goes as far back as the Middle Ages.
The main street grid, planned after the great fire of 1681, is much wider, but the alleys that remain show us what city life was like centuries ago.