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We took the ferry from Drobak, Akershus, to the island where this fortress is situated. We had an official naval guide for over an hour who explained the defensive history of many parts of this island. What an impressive strategic military site.
The sinking of...More
We took the ferry from Drøbak, and u should use a couple of hours there before taking the ferry. Lots of great shops and a nice beach. The fortress is situated on an Island, and it has been there since the 1600s. But its really...More
Like most of the museums in Oslo there is so much to read that it gets tiresome. It's in the harbor area and you can see why they picked this spot for it. It over looks the entire harbor. They have other museum within the...More
While impressive in its own right, the fortress is only part of the attraction. The island on which is stands is stunning and is surrounded by clear waters. Traveling to the island outside of busy periods will take you into a tranquil, beautiful setting strangely...More
A old piece of Oslo that people do not usually think about seeing. With all the reviews before my trip I feel this place was underrepresented. It Is a fun and peaceful place that makes you feel as though you step back into Norway. I...More
Stopped for the night while sailing back to Oslo. Nice harbour (West side), but quite open to a North Easterly wind. Wandered around the historical sight where Norway managed to delay the Nazi invasion in April 1940 long enough for the King and Government to...More
This is a beautiful old fort and has some very interesting museums within its wall. I would recommend trying to get on a tour as it is very large and spread out. The maps withing the fort were a little misleading about the location of...More
The fortress is nice and usefull to visit,with museum, the torpedo battery,nice views, restaurant etc.
From the island to the town, Drøbak is a little local ferry to take,you cannot take the regular boat from Oslo. This ferry sells only return tickets,only if you want...More