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The oldest house in Tromso, built as a custom's station in 1789, surrounded by smaller houses. The foundations are the remnants of mediaeval fortifications, possibly from the 13th c., which today appear as a small park. Café in the summer.
The area has a few building recreated to resemble the traditional township setting of Tromso, just opposite the Polar Museum.
Visiting this place must just have you tick off being at this place, nothing much to do.
Skansen is in the old part very near the port and is the original walled fortification. The outer stonework is all new and the grassy mound is, well ... grass. But it overlooks the working shipyard and across the sound towards the Fjellheisen and the...More
A collection of some of the oldest houses in Tromso and a layout of an old fortress, and not much more. The houses are nice and I enjoyed some of the woodwork which have been constructed on the cold winters. It is a nice place...More
Some of the oldest buildings in Norway have been move to this location to recreate an old rural village.
The buildings were well renovated and the setting was lovely. A great place to walk and the planting was well done.
I did not care for...More