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We posed here and gave each other the royal wave as this is the residence of the King and Queen... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Karen H
Nanaimo, Canada
very interesting and well presented tour

We were on a port stop from cruise sh -walked down from Nidaros Cathedral to make the 12 noon tour... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We posed here and gave each other the royal wave as this is the residence of the King and Queen when visiting Trondheim

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were on a port stop from cruise sh -walked down from Nidaros Cathedral to make the 12 noon tour in English. The tour was very good, no photos allowed - lasts approx 45 minutes max. The guide was EXCELLENT.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cjcruzer2014
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went on the final tour of the day which was in Norwegian ( with a little bit of English thrown in ). So probably didn't get the full benefit. However an interesting tour this is an old wooden palace and certainly not over the top...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ian239
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is not what a usual Royal Palace looks like, drab exterior and very little security in evidence! At the rear ther is a small park with a nice fountain (not working when we were there!) again even the garden and grounds look rather dull!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is one of the very famous old wooden buildings in Trondheim. You rarely find them anywhere else, and most are in regular use. Stiftsgården is famous for its history.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Torger B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I went on a tour. I purchased a ticket with my credit card and promptly started the tour. Inside, we were given access to restrooms and lockers before the tour. We were asked to put on shoe covers prior to starting the tour and we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the largest wooden residence in Scandinavia, built by a wealthy Norwegian woman in 1796 but she never lived here. It was occupied by her son-in-law for about 15 years and then sold to the government. It became the residence and office of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We arrived on time for an English speaking tour to find we were the only two people there. Thought we'd be in for an in depth tour but found that our guide was not very knowledgeable at all about Norwegian history, politics or anything outside...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mezzy74
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is where the Royal family stays when in Trondheim. Beautiful residence with lots of history, They take you through in small groups and they have English speaking tours available. A must see!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank LSor3
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is one of the active palaces for the royal family. The tour is very informative about the history of Trondheim and the family and what happens in the palace. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke almost perfect English. The tour lasts about...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Price adult/child 90/50kr Hours 10am-4pm Mon-Sat, noon-4pm Sun Jun–late Aug