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The Kungsholm Fortress

Kungsholmen, Karlskrona, Sweden
+46 455 30 34 90
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Totally worth a half day

Take the time if good weather to explore and be guided to this amazing historic place. If you come... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Camilla H
Malmo, Sweden
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Family excursion with a history touch

Take a boat from Fisktorget around the island of Trossö and enjoy the scenic ride before reaching... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
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4 weeks ago
“Totally worth a half day”
Jan 1, 2017
“Family excursion with a history touch”
Kungsholmen, Karlskrona, Sweden
+46 455 30 34 90
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take the time if good weather to explore and be guided to this amazing historic place. If you come start July you will also see a lot of cadettes as it is still used for training

Thank Camilla H
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Take a boat from Fisktorget around the island of Trossö and enjoy the scenic ride before reaching Kungsholmen. Explore the fortress and the garden with trees from all around the world brought by HMS Karlskrona from countless trips from around the world.Guided tours available -...More

Thank unique.dive.travel
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this trip but actually found it quite dull. The boat ride out is scenic, but the recorded commentary only speaks in the Swedish language. Then we discovered that the main tour guide also only spoke in the Swedish language, and...More

1  Thank JokerJokerJ
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We really enjoyed our 4 hour tour on this fortress. It is good to know that to get there you need to take a water boat/taxi, which can take an hour. The tour itself on the island takes 2 hours. What we saw was a...More

1  Thank Markku R
Reviewed June 10, 2015

A great site to learn about Karlskronas history, military defense history and the strategic value of Karlskrona. Kungsholmen has been around since around 1680 and has had military personnel ever since. It has a garden with trees brought back from around the world. And it...More

Thank Benjamin_Topa
Reviewed June 7, 2015

A must see if you like architecture. This Island war that has never been to war is really is really worth a detour. Make sure you have a guide so the place comes to life. The pictures I took here really turned out well and...More

Thank PeterP-Swe
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Dont know if we were just lucky with the enthusiastic tour guide and the weather but so much more to see and learn about than one should think. Nature, history, culture. It has it all.

2  Thank Asaneboo
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

A unique experience with an interesting historical environment. Just the boat trip (which should be done when it's nice weather) is worth the whole trip, as you can see Karlskrona from the sea.

1  Thank Stina H
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Interesting to know about the military inspiration of the city. A very nicely preserved fort, inserted on an island. You can go on a guided tour by boat, where you can see city surroundings from an interesting perspective and know more about the city and...More

2  Thank ghost1975Portugal
Reviewed July 31, 2013

If you are short on time in Karlskrona, don't miss the fortress. You will have the chance to have a good view of Karlskrona from the water, and appreciate it is still a naval base, a glimpse of the archipelago and treated to some Swedish...More

6  Thank Guillaume R
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