Entries Tagged ‘Royalty’

Royal Manor in Trondheim

Stiftsgården, the Royal Manor, is the king’s official residence in Trondheim.  Right in the heart of the city, the manor was built in the 1770s as a private home for the Privy Councillor Schøller’s widow Cecilie Christine von Schøller.  This building was specifically positioned and built to show off the family’s riches but in 1800 […]

Our King

We often stop off at the King’s Park on our walks to the city. Its a good place to rest before shopping or the hike back up the mountain. In the summer the garden beds gleam with colourful flowers and many bridal parties have their photos taken in the park. The first time we sat […]

Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace

Nidarosdomen – Nidaros Cathedral Nidaros Cathedral is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Norway. It boasts a textured Medieval history that began with the adventures of St Olav, the fierce Viking who was converted to Christianity and became King of Norway. The Cathedral has been under construction from the early ten hundreds and […]

Forgettable Fountains

(I must admit, it does make you feel like a kid again, skating around in circles for an hour or so.)

…The least impressive is the gusher – it pushes out all the water it can in the least amount of time, sounding more like a lavatory than a fountain.

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