Kristiansten Fortress, Trondheim

Categories: Military Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
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. Use our Trondheim itinerary planner to visit Kristiansten Fortress on your trip to Trondheim, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Easily reachable by bus or a hike uphill. Apparently not really a lot to see except the old fortifications, but the view over the town & fjord is just stunning)) 
  • You can enjoy a nice view of the city and after a hike you can also eat at the bar inside the fortress. There are also three cannons of new generation that I think are used for special occasions.
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  • The Fort itself is little more than cute, but from his position one can enjoy a magnificent view over the city and the sea, this makes it an unmissable destination.
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  • Piekny widok na Trondheim i zatoke ze wzgorza.
  • Loved chambering to the top. Wow I ended on the roof. Take care of children and stupid dogs. Mind you, fell on my ass four times. Take care on the ice if you visit in winter Well worth the climb and the sore bum. #BikBok xXx
  • Must visit when going to Trondheim. Good place to hangout when the weather is great. The place even has a restaurant.
  • One of the best places to get a clear view of the city a must if you are visiting the town. I personally don't go here for any other reason other than the view
  • Great old fortresse
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