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Beautiful hill-top fortress with great views and free admission. As the fortress is east of the town, you should come in the morning if you want to take good photos, because the sun would be behind you when you face the town. You can climb...More
This is a beautiful, well preserved fortress with a beautiful view of the Iddefjord. Several great restaurants for different budgets including Curtisen which is an amazing culinary experience. A well presented museum with knowledgeable staff is well worth a visit. The fortress hosts many different...More
This place have a lot of history to tell, so if you are interested in history then you should definitely pay a visit here. If you are not really that interested in the history but like beautiful views then it is still worth a visit....More
It was much larger than I had expected but also much more interesting. You can have a guided tour or walk around by yourself. We were here on a very hot day so remember to bring water and sun protection. Besides the interesting history, which...More
Not much is left of the fortress. The tower is under renovation but you can climb up the tower. You can also visit Hakon hall. There is a statue of Hakon at the recessed battery position. You can also visit the cannon flag point. Enjoyed...More
You can get there by car, but if you walk up the hill, starting from the harbour, you will enjoy it even more. I loved it all: the catacombs with candle lights, the guides in costumes, the light- and film-show at midnight, the amazing views....More