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The old fortress of Kungsholmen is the military installation with the longest continous military... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Pelle N
Karlskrona, Sweden
Lovely daytour

After a very nice boattrip with sightseeing a very interesting walk at the fort for two hours... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Hollviken, Sweden
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Kungsholmen, Karlskrona, Sweden
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The old fortress of Kungsholmen is the military installation with the longest continous military precense in the world.

Thank Pelle N
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

After a very nice boattrip with sightseeing a very interesting walk at the fort for two hours. Since it is a military restricted area it is not possible to visit on your own. Beside the interesting history and museum. Lots of seagulls are nesting here...More

Thank CatrinLasson
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Old fortress built to protect Karlskrona Naval Base. It is still in a very good condition and well cared for. Small site and easy to explore. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is the oldest fortress in the world still in use. It is part of the Swedish Navy but can still be visited by boat. As it has a very long history it has been modified and parts have been added throughout the years. A...More

Thank Stellan D
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Take the time if good weather to explore and be guided to this amazing historic place. If you come start July you will also see a lot of cadettes as it is still used for training

Thank Camilla H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Take a boat from Fisktorget around the island of Trossö and enjoy the scenic ride before reaching Kungsholmen. Explore the fortress and the garden with trees from all around the world brought by HMS Karlskrona from countless trips from around the world.Guided tours available -...More

Thank Climber809586
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this trip but actually found it quite dull. The boat ride out is scenic, but the recorded commentary only speaks in the Swedish language. Then we discovered that the main tour guide also only spoke in the Swedish language, and...More

2  Thank JokerJokerJ
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We really enjoyed our 4 hour tour on this fortress. It is good to know that to get there you need to take a water boat/taxi, which can take an hour. The tour itself on the island takes 2 hours. What we saw was a...More

1  Thank Markku R
Reviewed 11 June 2015

A great site to learn about Karlskronas history, military defense history and the strategic value of Karlskrona. Kungsholmen has been around since around 1680 and has had military personnel ever since. It has a garden with trees brought back from around the world. And it...More

Thank Benjamin_Topa
Reviewed 7 June 2015

A must see if you like architecture. This Island war that has never been to war is really is really worth a detour. Make sure you have a guide so the place comes to life. The pictures I took here really turned out well and...More

Thank PeterP-Swe
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