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Great views over Trondheim, well preserved site to explore

No entry fee, just walk in and walk round. We visited in winter, and all the buildings including... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lou S
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Lots of History Here

Bit of a steep hill to come up, but well worth the visit. Huge big solid building with very thick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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All reviews great view steep walk city view norwegian resistance nice hike old town nice restaurant during world war ii worth the effort northern lights free entrance nazi occupation small museum free of charge sunny day interesting history well worth the visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you ever ever visit Trondheim this is the place to see. Amazing city view and a important history is told by just beeing there. This fortress has never been used in combat during a war, but has been a symbol of solid defence towards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No entry fee, just walk in and walk round. We visited in winter, and all the buildings including the cafe and toilets were locked, yet it was still possible to fully explore the grounds and soak up the atmosphere, with great view back over Trondheim.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit of a steep hill to come up, but well worth the visit. Huge big solid building with very thick walls. Some good military displays inside and plenty of display boards to explain the exhibits. The city views from the fortress are great. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gh0stguest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trondheim is a very walkable city, and the Kristiansten Fortress is easy to walk to--although there is a very steep hill to get there! However, you walk through a very pretty neighborhood on the way up, and seeing the houses and gardens is an added...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Kristiansten Fortress has a great location on a hill not far from Trondheim city center. It takes about 10-30 minutes to go to Kristiansten Fortress from Gamle Bybro (Old Town Bridge) or Bakke Bro (Bakke Bridge), time varies from the condition of those who are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

On a one day visit during cruise with no trip booked. Found this on the local guides. It’s a bit of a schlep up the hill but worth it. Great views into the town. The castle itself was fascinating but there were no staff and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

This venue is rather view point then turist atraction. Nice place to see Trondheim, harbour included, from the top of this hill.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Small hill with Old fortress was worth visiting. Even though the weather wasn’t good we had amazing time with wonderful view over the city of Trondheim.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 357tittas
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the walk up to look around. There are amazing views over Trondheim and the fortress is very pleasant and interesting to look around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed September 23, 2018

if you are into old military uniforms, cannons, swords and everything in between, this is the place to go. Great views as well. Surprisingly low height considering how tall most Norwegians are !

Date of experience: September 2018
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