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Kongsvinger Fortress is one of the most important sites of cultural heritage in Norway and Hedmark Fylke and it is regarded as on the region’s main attractions. The Fortress was built from 1673 an onwards and it served as an efficient protection...more
The beautiful fortress at Kongsvinger is well preserved and the museum offers insights into its long history - most recently used during World War II. The history of Norway and relationships with Denmark and Sweden are well presented in the museum. While there is a...More
A lovely place to take a small walk before brunch in the close area. If you have nothing to do and are in Kongsvinger, this is a free of charge and really nice place to visit on a sunny day. The view is exellent and...More
Beautiful view, but for us who decided to not go on a guided tour the buildings did not really give us much (most were closed). The restaurant messed up our order big time.
If you plan to go on the guided tour, it might be...More
Fortress with interesting history and great view. Very nice walk toward fortress along old houses. Had guided tour inside the fortress. The guide were with old soldiers uniform and a rifle. Showed us how the old rifle works. There is a museum in the fortress...More
The fortress is really a nice place. It is very relaxing to walk around and look at the view. It is absolutely stunning. It has never been in combat, but have had an important role in the Norwegian history. Really a place to visit.
With an astonishing viet of the surroundings, Kongsvinger Fortress is a hidden treasure for visitors and tourists. Learn abort the centuries of war and fighting between Norway and Sweden and enter the majestic buildings!
A very interesting place, very impressive how much things the have from all the different eras. Good idea with the QR-code tour, but there is no wifi for foreign tourist which will cost a fortune in data.