Kristiansten Fortress, Trondheim

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Standing on a hilltop offering a spectacular view of the city, Kristiansten Fortress originally served in the 17th century as a city defense wall. During World War II, the occupying German forces used it as an execution site. Tour the defense museum within the main building, the Donjon. The former commandant's residence now houses a full restaurant, and activity trails are available for children. Wear comfortable shoes to walk to the fortress and pack a light jacket. Our Trondheim trip planning app makes visiting Kristiansten Fortress and other Trondheim attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A place that you must visit in Trondheim, some who have to climb a slope, but the views that exist in the city are very cool. In addition, the visit is interesting!
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  • It is a steep walk up to the fortress ( especially in the snow) but is worth it for the great view across the town . It is free to enter and a must see in Trondheim.  more »
  • Once I follow my route uphill from the bycycle lift you ended by this white fortress with a beautiful view.  more »
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  • Everyone who’s visiting Trondheim should come up to this place. You can look around the city, take some nice pictures with the old war gadgets. In summer time it’s a great place for picnics.
  • Great place to walk around and enjoy the fantastic view from all angles. Free to visit and easily accessible, several bus stops nearby.
  • Great views, didn't get to go inside. Not sure u can. There's a lovely approach through a small wood, rather than the main road.
  • Good view of the city without going far from the centre.
  • When there's snow and ice it's great for sledging. And the view of Trondheim is gorgeous. Can get very slippery when there's snow and ice recommend wearing snow boots.
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