The historic town of Trondheim
Trondheim – the authentic town
Trondheim is really worth a visit! – Beautifully located by the wide Trondheim fjord in mid Norway, with the tiny, historic Munkholmen island, authentic areas with wooden houses and a relaxing & friendly atmosphere.
The scenic Nidelven river
cuts through the city, winding its way along the Nidarosdomen park and picturesque areas, with the historic, wooden wharf houses lining its sides towards the mouth at the Trondheim fjord, and the beautiful, wooden bridge “Gamle Bybro” crossing the river.
The historic Bakklandet area
– with picturesque, tiny, wooden houses. This idyllic neighbourhood on the east side of the Nidelva river features old timber buildings, originally the homes of the working class. Now restored, Bakklandet is a charming mixture of houses, shops and cafés.
– Norway’s only cathedral! Centrally located in the city, surrounded by a beautiful park. The cathedral was built from 1070 and 1300, and is the world’s northernmost medieval cathedral.
You can read more about the Nidarosdomen cathedral here (external link)
Large wooden buildings
such as the centrally located Royal residence Stiftsgaarden; the second largest wooden structure in Scandinavia, and the Singsaker student home, located at the hillside behind Bakklandet area
MORE TO SEE IN TRONDHEIM:
The old bridge «Gamle Bybro» – a tiny, red painted wooden bridge crossing the Nidelven river, taking you to the authentic Bakklandet area. This unique historic bridge was completed in 1685
The historic Munkholmen island – a tiny island with a great history, located just outside the city, with scheduled boat service from the pier, starting point by the indoor fish market Ravnkloa.
Read more about Munkholmen island (external link)
Ringve museum – a beautiful and interesting museum; Norway’s national museum for music and musical instruments, with collections from all over the world. Beautifully located at the Lade peninsula. Public transportation. Read more about Ringve museum (external link)
Sverresborg open air Folk Museum – Placed around the ruins of King Sverre’s castle from 1183, with old town buildings and farm houses. Public bus from the center
Solsiden area – a former shipyard area, now a popular area with open air restaurants and shops
Read more about Trondheim (external link)