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Address: Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
Phone Number: +47 73 80 89 50
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: 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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Wooden palace in good shape

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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 24, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We went on a guided tour with Emilie. Only three tourists so we got to ask a lot of questions. The guide gave a lot of interesting information as we walked around the beautiful rooms, and she was also more than able to respond to our questions. An interesting building with an interesting history. Well worth it if you are... More 

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Interesting tour of (parts of) a large building rich with history, delivered by very knowledgable, enthusiastic and friendly guides. Tours given every hour in both English and Norwegian (separate groups). Well worth the 45 minutes or so that it takes, as it gives a glimpse into the aristocratic and local bourgoise society of centuries past.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

You know this place is real, and really looked after, when they ask you to put on blue plastic shoe coverings before you're allowed to proceed on the tour (which is the only way to see it - and no photography is allowed). There are only two storeys of the building that you can see, but they provide the backdrop... More 

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Address: Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
Phone Number: +47 73 80 89 50
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Central Norway  >  Sor-Trondelag  >  Trondheim Municipality  >  Trondheim

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