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Address: Halden, Norway
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Very good service and the Lamb rack was awesome. Wine in Norway is quite expensive comparing to other European countries

We where four of us and we ordered the same first cource was catch of the day fish/prawn soup with mild curry flavor and creamy exelent taste and freshly baked Norwegian brown... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
svanberg65
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Halden, Norway
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Halden, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We where four of us and we ordered the same first cource was catch of the day fish/prawn soup with mild curry flavor and creamy exelent taste and freshly baked Norwegian brown bread. So good. We had a rack of lamb with wild mushrooms gravy.and broild potatoes and freshly made salad. This was a wonderful evening and a 5 star... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Situated high with lots of walls and building to wander around. Tranquile with lots of spectacular views of the surroundings. Ample free parking ofr cars and freee of charge to wander around.

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Thank PogoMan
Halden, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The best view of Halden. Incredible fortress arcitecture. Large area. Perfect for a walk with friends or your loved one. Or alone.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

surely worth a visit if you are in Halden. The Fortress is right on top of the hill and can be reached by walking directly from town. Nice place with a lot of green quite places around.

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Thank Dadde74
Ottawa
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1,019 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

It is a great place to visit, full of history and you have access almost everywhere. Information board are all over the place both in English and Norse. Amazing views from the top. Great photo opportunities from top of the hill or from the bottom.

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Thank thor2705
Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited one Saturday morning during September - off season. The museum and cafe were closed, but the outside area was opened and available for visit free of charge. There is a nice parking area below the fortress and beautiful park around. The fortress is well mapped and marked. Some areas include steep steps climbing, but is definitely worth the... More 

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Time Municipality, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very interesting to walk around in Fredristen Festing and look at the old buildings which are rich in history. One will also experience a magnificent view overlooking the Halden.

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rasco81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Spectacular view as you approach the fortress, Ample carparking, lovely green areas as you drive in for picnics etc. Once in the fortress, which is free to enter, you start to climb. And I mean climb!!! Wear decent shoes, boots. I was in my usual flip flops but could have done with something more substantial on my feet! As you... More 

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Thank rasco81
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Be sure to visit Fredriksten festning when in Halden, This fortress is so nice and open all year 24/7.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This 17th Century Border Fort was built to repel the Swedish King's attempts to annex this part of Norway during 1655-1661, 1675-1679 & 1700-1721. The later resulting in the Swedish King Charles XII being shot dead as he attempted to storm the citadel with his Army in 1718. It a feat of fitness to get round up and down it... More 

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