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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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nice piece of history

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
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Trondheim, Norway
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200 reviews 200 reviews
104 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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128 reviews 128 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
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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Santa Fe, NM
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151 reviews 151 reviews
40 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

An interesting building which gives you a better sense of the history of Trondheim. The guides are wonderful.

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Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

A small beautiful maintained garden with a small fountain and a statue of the past King of Norway holding a hat. He was not crowned only received a blessing and the hat is the reminder he did not receive the crown on his head

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Arizona, USA
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225 reviews 225 reviews
51 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This was interesting although it certainly doesn't compare to the great palaces of Europe. It is used by the royal family when the visit Trondheim. Good guided tours available in English.

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Aabenraa, Denmark
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

A Royal palace in Wood!!! This was also a nice excursion, and we had a story to tell. Nice to see some different places that is not of stone or betong... Recomend it highly...

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