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Address: Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
Phone Number: +47 73 80 89 50
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Stiftsgarden, built during 1774- 78 by the ambitious widow and privy...

Stiftsgarden, built during 1774- 78 by the ambitious widow and privy counsellor Cecilie Christine Scholler, it is the largest wooden palace in Scandinavia. Guided tours every hour on the hour during summer. NB! Closed during royal visits.

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Go there when in Trondheim!

His Majesty King Haralds residence when he is in Trondheim. It is well worth a visit. It is very old, built in wood and features many nice things like furniture and art.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2015
Pål H
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Northern Norway, Norway
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Northern Norway, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

His Majesty King Haralds residence when he is in Trondheim. It is well worth a visit. It is very old, built in wood and features many nice things like furniture and art.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

A fascinating tour of Norwegian heritage, from Trondheim itself and the Royal Family. A must do when visiting Trondheim.

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Thank iceanimal
Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Royal residence itself is not very interesting, simplified decoration and not all the rooms are available for visit. But information that guides provide all way along the tour is interesting and shed more light on history of Trondheim rich families, Scandinavian lifestyle and etc.

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We went for a guided tour which was interesting. This is a large wooden building used by the Norwegian royalty when in town. It was especially interesting for the common history from the period when Norway was united with Sweden. You get to see the State rooms.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I had the day in Trondheim and managed to see this historic royal residence. Tours were offered hourly and we were guided in a small group of 6 by a very friendly guide. The house itself was quite interesting, being originally a private home and the guided tour will give the opportunity to learn a fair bit... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

As royal palaces go, this is rather small and almost middle-class, but it will give you an insight into Norwegian history and how they think. The interior is in good condition, the guides are very knowledgeable, speak good English and make their subject matter interesting. All visits are guided and last about 45 minutes. Once you enter, you are asked... More 

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De Pere
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Took the tour of the Royal Palace and was impressed. It is well preserved, the guide did a good job of explaining the history of the building and furnishing, and we enjoyed learning more about the Norwegian monarchy.

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This garden is inbetween the archbishops palace and museum and the crown jewels. Its an open space were its possible to walk down to the nidelva on marinen or back at nidarosdomen cathedral.

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stiftsgården are a building from the 1700, build by one of three sisters rre conquering in building the most impressing "palace" for themselves in the town. After their death the building had more owners, until it was given to the royal family as their local recidens..Now it is used a couple of times each year each when the king members... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

as this is the oldest tree building still standing in norway this is a sight to see. lots of history from norways royal Family. Worth a trip

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