Old Town Bridge, Trondheim

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Old Town Bridge links the city center with the colorful neighborhood of Bakklandet, filled with cozy cafes and exclusive boutiques. Although originally constructed in 1681, the current bridge reflects numerous alterations. The last adjustment included replacement of the wooden foundations with a solid concrete structure. Notice the ornamented red portals that allow the bridge to still be lifted. Urban legend says that a Norwegian composer and a member of the resistance movement Oskar Hoddø composed a waltz from this bridge one night in April 1940. The bridge was thus nicknamed the Gate of Happiness after the popular waltz. A visit to Old Town Bridge represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Trondheim itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Original and beautiful, this old bridge pedestrian is supposed to bring good luck. From the bridge, great view of the wooden stilt houses.
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  • Took a stroll down to the cathedral and found the Old Town bridge which was really picturesque especially in the snow.  more »
  • Beautiful gate in the bridge over the river Nidelva in Trondheim which connects the old town with the new, spectacular views, got to know each other!
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