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Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Not the best guide

We arrived on time for an English speaking tour to find we were the only two people there. Thought... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Royal Residence worth seeing!!

This is where the Royal family stays when in Trondheim. Beautiful residence with lots of history... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Scottsdale, Arizona
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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.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Munkegt. 23, Trondheim 7013, Norway
+47 73 80 89 50
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We arrived on time for an English speaking tour to find we were the only two people there. Thought we'd be in for an in depth tour but found that our guide was not very knowledgeable at all about Norwegian history, politics or anything outside...More

Thank mezzy74
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is where the Royal family stays when in Trondheim. Beautiful residence with lots of history, They take you through in small groups and they have English speaking tours available. A must see!

Thank LSor3
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is one of the active palaces for the royal family. The tour is very informative about the history of Trondheim and the family and what happens in the palace. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke almost perfect English. The tour lasts about...More

Thank kathy88888
Reviewed 20 July 2017 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 11 July 2017

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
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21 October 2017|
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Price adult/child 90/50kr Hours 10am-4pm Mon-Sat, noon-4pm Sun Jun–late Aug