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Sightseeing in Trondheim - what to see. Complete travel guide

Trondheim Trondheim can be called the cultural capital of Norway. This beautiful city cherishes the memory of important historical events. Its architecture is very different when compared to other Norwegian cities. It seems that a talented artist worked on creation of this city, carefully calculating each inch of spacious squares and picturesque streets.
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Nidaros Cathedral is one of the major historical and religious buildings in the city. This is the oldest shrine in Scandinavia. The cathedral is made in the excellent gothic style more than ten centuries ago. The facade of the church is decorated with figures of kings and saints. Step inside and you will be amazed by massive columns. You will also see a niche filled with coins in the distant room of the cathedral. According to a tradition each visitor must put a coin in the niche and a wish, and it will definitely come true.
Another old building is the bridge named Gateway to Happiness, which features a magnificent panorama of the city. History Museum is the most frequently visited cultural institution of the city. This museum exhibits a rich collection of ancient musical instruments. Numerous concerts and performances often take place here, so visitors will not get bored. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Trondheim offers various dinning places and bars to its visitors. One of the tourists’ favorite places is the Glassgarden Brasseri & Grill restaurant serving local cuisine. Located … Open
Lovers of nature should make a walk to Botanical Gardens. This is the most northern botanical garden in the world. It was opened in 1994 and immediately became the most amazing nature reserve not only in the country but on the international level as well. It’s impossible to find anything similar to it in any other country. The garden is open to visitors from May to October, when comes the Norwegian polar summer. Among the old buildings of the city we should also mention Archbishop's Palace built in the 16th century, the abbey and the ruins of a medieval fortress. Each of the buildings keeps numerous interesting stories and legends, which add a unique atmosphere of romance to the city.
The ancient Troget market square is the starting point of many excursion programs. A high octagonal column which is crown by the statue of St. Olaf is its main decoration. Many beautiful historic buildings are located in the immediate vicinity of the square.
Trondheim is a busy student city with a long history and rich culture. Its festivals and holidays are very popular among curious tourists. Every national holiday has a history; its rituals … Open
Here is the ancient Bishop's Palace - an amazing medieval monument, which is unchanged from the time of construction. Nowadays, it houses a thematic museum dedicated to the most important historical events for the city and the country.
Houses on stilts are considered the most unusual architectural monuments. They were built in the 18th - 19th centuries and served as storage space. Almost all the buildings were completely destroyed during a major fire. Thanks to the old schemes, they were restored in full accordance with the original ones.
The city symbol and the national religious landmark is Nidaros Catherdral also known as Nidaros Domkirke. Construction of this huge and beautiful building has begun in 1070 and ran for … Open
On a hilltop east of the city is the ancient Kristiansten Fortress, built in the 17th century on orders from General Caspar von Cicignon to defend the surroundings. The ancient fortress is a vivid example of the architectural Baroque style. It is perfectly preserved to this day. On the territory of the fortress, you can see a lot of buildings for different uses. A great panoramic view of the city opens around here.
There is an excellent Natural Science Museum in the city, which is a complex of several thematic buildings. For the convenience of visitors, separate corps are opened there. They represent archaeological, mineralogical, zoological and botanical collections. An exhibition of religious art is constantly running on its territory. In the library, a collection of ancient manuscripts is kept.
Dynamic and modern Trondheim has not only an abundance of amazing sights, but also a decent choice of entertainment venues. Hikers and fans of outdoor recreation like Ringve botanical … Open
In the Ethnographic Museum you can learn about the culture and traditions of the indigenous population. The museum performs handicrafts, works of art, beautiful national costumes and household items.
Trondheim - Monk Island The Ringve thematic Museum occupies a beautiful historic building surrounded by a garden. It contains musical instruments from various countries of the world. Some exhibits are 100 - 200-year-old and incredibly valuable. In the garden, you can admire beautiful ancient sculptures.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Trondheim and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Trondheim
♥   Shopping area ' Nordre gate' Trondheim, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Trondheim
♥   Castle 'Kristiansten Fortress' , 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Erkebispegården' , 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Stiftsgården' , 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sverresborg Castle' Trondheim, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Steinvikholm Castle' , 24.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Trondheim
♥   National Park 'Skarvan og Roltdalen' , 58.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Forollhogna' , 84.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Norway: things to see

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