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Kongsvinger Norway Fortress and Old Town

Glommengata 33, Kongsvinger 2211, Norway
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imposing, impactful & full of history

Went with colleagues in April 2017 - the fortress sits high on a hill. Reminded me of the fortress... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Beverley F
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Toronto, Canada
Hiking the smugglerstrail 'Spiker'n'

In the beginning of July this trail is a great experience. From airport Oslo-Gardermoen take a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2014
Wilmien H
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Oct 14, 2017
“imposing, impactful & full of history”
Sep 1, 2014
“Hiking the smugglerstrail 'Spiker'n'”
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Glommengata 33, Kongsvinger 2211, Norway
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went with colleagues in April 2017 - the fortress sits high on a hill. Reminded me of the fortress in Oslo. Built to act as a deterrent to their neighbours, who had invaded in the past. Its a source of pride with a wonderful restaurant....More

Thank Beverley F
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

In the beginning of July this trail is a great experience. From airport Oslo-Gardermoen take a buss to Kongsvinger and another buss to Kirkenaer. Use www.dnt.no for information about the trail. Obs: make use of a tent or the small cabins in the wood for...More

Thank Wilmien H
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

Well worth taking time to visit. You can go into the old buildings - which are clearly marked with their functions and dates. This would be great for children - who can let imaginations run wild! Take the time to look over the river and...More

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