Vardoehus Fortress, Vardo

3.8
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Vardøhus Fortress (Norwegian: Vardøhus festning) is located in Vardø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the town of Vardø on the island of Vardøya on the Barents Sea near the mouth of the Varangerfjord in northeastern Norway near the Russian border.
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  • We took a short walk to this fortress at the end of the day. It is small and surprisingly there are houses inside the walls, as well as a (closed) church. Convenient for a short visit and to have a...  more »
  • It's a 18th century fort. It's in the far North of Norway. Most of the info is in Norwegian but there is an English handout which gives enough info on the fort and it's history. A small fee for...  more »
  • Travelling with the Hurtigruten ferry this is a recommended visit in the hour that you have on the island. It is about a 10mins walk either way so you only get about 40mins inside for the entrance...  more »
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  • Scenic small fortress with a grassy path around the fortress wall. Some small rooms with exhibits. Friendly staff and good info provided.
  • Got to learn some history of this region! However, our time was too short during this visit! The small town would be worth a brief overnight!
  • Interesting- but my visit was at night and apart from the slippy walk there i learnt little.
  • Very interesting small museum, go inside to get information. Important to keep alive! Thank you staff for your work!
  • Go at night with eerie lighting!

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