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Stiftsgarden

Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Worth the visit

Plus for small groups. They had one tour in norwegian and one in english going on simultaneously... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Martine B
via mobile
This beautiful building must be seen.

This beautiful building must be seen. Just enjoy the beautiful architecture of the old wooden... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
731ingeh
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Moss Municipality, Norway
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Stiftsgarden, built during 1774- 78 by the ambitious widow and privy counsellor Cecilie Christine Scholler, it is the largest wooden palace in Scandinavia. Guided tours every hour on the hour during summer. NB! Closed during royal visits.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
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+47 73 80 89 50
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Plus for small groups. They had one tour in norwegian and one in english going on simultaneously that started on different floors. The guide had good knowledge and was great with the kids in our tour group. The small kids recieved a laminated card with...More

Thank Martine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful building must be seen. Just enjoy the beautiful architecture of the old wooden building. Good guides can tell the story of the building that was originally built for the upper class in Trondheim. Now used for official events in connection with royal activities...More

Thank 731ingeh
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited on a Sunday in mid-June, where your access is only by guided tour at certain hours. We really enjoyed this 40 minute guided tour of the official rooms of the Royal Residence. Guide was excellent, and the history and details provided were some of...More

Thank webster09
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A very austere structure for European Royalty. Made of wood it’s a two story building. The rear garden is also modest but lovely. If you didn’t know it you would not suspect it to be the royal palace.

Thank nancy s
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The old wood structure that is The Royal Residence in Trondheim is wonderful to see. The garden was ordinary but the building held some interest mainly for its age being built in 1778.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A modest residence by British or European standards. Formerly a manor house, it is nevertheless a good way to get a handle on Norwegian royals and their history. One room was decorated in pink and Louis IX style furniture. Private rooms are not included in...More

Thank Aussiesinice
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were standing outside this building when a local lady walked up and told us that it was the Palace and that the King and Queen were arriving the next morning. Such a pity as we were leaving early the next day. One of the...More

Thank Shellyh1964
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Short and sweet. The tour last approx 40 mins and it is very informative. Our guide new the history inside out and provided no end of interesting facts. We really enjoyed it. The residence has a cozy homely ferl and it is still used by...More

Thank Klarusia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was persuaded to visit this by my partner who is more into kings and queens and history than I am and I was really impressed by the way the guide explained about the building as well as the history of Norway's royal family and...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Stiftsgården is a very large house for the King family when they visit Trondheim. It has a tiny nice garden on the back side.

Thank Frode U
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