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Great views of Trondheim

It was an energetic walk up a steep hill through the snow, but well worth it for the spectacular... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
kiwibuddy1
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Grand Bend, Canada
A nice walk up the hill

We took the short cut through the trees from the back of the fortress. It's real nice up there with... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2019
AndeeChin
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All reviews great view city view steep walk old town norwegian resistance nice hike short hike nice restaurant during world war ii worth the effort free entrance nazi occupation small museum sunny day interesting history well worth the visit walk around
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to this sight. It was a walk! Steep up hill and a challenge. Once we got up there, there are beautiful views of Trondheim. The site has a cafe but it was not open. We were very disappointed that the little I formation...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anyone willing to take the short hike through old town to the fortress will be blessed with a wonderful view of Trondheim. The hike is a bit steep but not very long.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stanrrman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A memorial place to remember, quite place, i came when snowy, feel so mysterious. The museum closed in the winter

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tehcitra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was your typical fort not much to look at inside the fort but the views were lovely! Recommend for the view

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nanto5
Reviewed 13 February 2019

It was an energetic walk up a steep hill through the snow, but well worth it for the spectacular views of Trondheim and the fjord.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

We took the short cut through the trees from the back of the fortress. It's real nice up there with views of Trondheim, just be extra careful when you walked down from the front toward the Old Town Bridge, it's quite steep and definitely slippery,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AndeeChin
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Nice landmark, easy to access, free entrance and as a benefit you get a wonderful view over Trondheim

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank henningal
Reviewed 17 January 2019

On the top of a steep hill you can visit Kristiansen Fortress. There is no entry fee, and you can walk around and look at the military displays inside the white building and learn some history about the fortress. There is also a cafè at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marte F
Reviewed 13 January 2019 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
Thank 706kyrrea
Reviewed 6 January 2019

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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