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Colors of Trondheim - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

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 and celebrations have been run for centuries. One of the most interesting and colorful national holidays is Saint Olaf's Day taking place at the end of July.
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
It's dedicated to the King Olaf II Haraldsson that has being reining Trondheim in the early 11th century. He established Christianity in Norway, but was forced to flee the country under political pressure. In the year 1030 Olaf decided to get back to the homeland, but died in the Battle of Stiklestad near his home city.
Citizens still remember their brave and wise king and after thousands of years dedicate this holiday to his memory. King Olaf's remains are enshrined at Nidarosdomen; Norwegians treat king as their patron saint. The festival runs for ten days and embraces lots of events. Copyright
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
Open air concerts, competitions and Medieval-decorated shows are held during holidays. The City Fair is another festival tradition. Nowadays Fair takes place next to Bishop's Palace and offers a huge choice of souvenirs and foods. The Saint Olaf's festival is highly educative. Various lectures and tours dedicated to city history and culture are held every day during holidays. Thousands of tourists from all around the world visit Trondheim during festival attracted by the unique atmosphere and chance to get acquainted with antique culture.
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Reference information
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Trondheim
♥   Nidarosdomen, Trondheim, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sankt Olav domkirke, Trondheim, 1.5 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

National traditions of Norway

Weekends in the small northern country are noisy and fun. Norwegians have regard for quality liquor and free flowing communication. High career ambitions and education – on weekends all this ceases to be a priority for Norwegians who want to have a good time. The descendants of the warlike Vikings are known for their impressive conceit. Norwegians consider themselves to be the most beautiful and effective, and their native language to be sweet music for a pampered hearing. The severe Norwegian nature in their opinion is not just beautiful, but is like eighth Wonder of the world. … Open
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As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this


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