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A good meal

In good weather, a lovely place to sit outdoors and enjoy a good lunch. Service a bit odd, but very... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Rune S
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Oslo
Cozy traditional place

A place to get the old traditional vibe. Eat some local food, or just have a glass of vine. Nice... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
SandraMilenaIden
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19 Jul 2018
“Beautiful”
11 Nov 2017
“Old buildings and nothing much”
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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.
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Soendre Tollbodgate 8, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

yes just old building, but wll keept and with a coffee shop. Very romatic and beautifully placed near the habour

Thank Lonech
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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.

Thank Premsteve M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

In good weather, a lovely place to sit outdoors and enjoy a good lunch. Service a bit odd, but very friendly.

Thank Rune S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A place to get the old traditional vibe. Eat some local food, or just have a glass of vine. Nice both outside and inside.

Thank SandraMilenaIden
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Lawnturtle
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The older buildings are well signposted but there are not enough of them. This is a very small Skensen. However the sun was out and there were several areas that you could relax in and catch the sun.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Nice to walk around in the sun and to read about the buildings. We visited en route to do something else but not really worth a specific visit.

Thank caztackley
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You can walk around the outside and read the plaque about the fortifications. That's it. There is nothing else.

Thank Fardad F
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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

1  Thank Chokk
Reviewed 27 October 2016

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

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