The 3 best things to see in Trondheim

Trondheim It is the third most populous city in Norway and the most important university and technology capital in the country. In addition, it is surrounded by hills and a sublime sea and its streets have a special charm.

Do not hesitate, if you are planning a trip through Norway you must make a stop in Trondheim. To convince you, we will take you to the most emblematic and fascinating places of the city. The countless landscapes of this incredible corner of Norway will impact you And we are sure you want to come back.

1. Monuments in Trondheim

Trondheim was the capital of the country until the thirteenth century. It is a city, therefore, with a rich history, and from it we can admire numerous vestiges and buildings of interest.


Trondheim Cathedral - Piotr Wawrzyniuk

It is the beautiful cathedral of Trondheim, a temple built on the tomb of St. Olav. The beginning of the works took place in the year 1070, although throughout its history it has undergone several reforms. A beautiful building on the outside and sober inside.

Archbishop's Palace

Archbishop's Palace - Laura Tomàs Avellana /

It is a wonderful architectural complex perfectly preserved. Its construction began in the 12th century and is the oldest secular monument in all of Scandinavia. Inside you can enjoy several exhibitions, including that of the Crown Jewels.

2. Walks in Trondheim

But Trondheim is a city full of charm in all its corners, a city that can be enjoyed simply by walking through it. 

Colored houses on the Nidelva river

Colored houses in Trondheim - Tatiana Popova

On the banks of the Nidelva River there is a landscape suitable for panoramic photography or a postcard. These houses were mostly built during the 18th century and have been perfectly preserved. Most house restaurants or shops, so you should not hesitate and enter some to feel the very heart of Trondheim.

If you want to enjoy this beautiful and colorful stamp, nothing better than kayaking. You can cross the Nidelva river by sailing, yes, better in summer.

These houses are very different from those in the neighborhood of Bakklandet, a picturesque area of ​​traditional wooden houses with a special charm.

Skansen and the promenade

Skansen Bridge - Sveter Sveter /

It is another perfect area for walking, you will enjoy the tranquility of the port and you can reach the old bridgeSkansen railway. A bridge designed by Joseph B. Strauss, the same architect who designed the Golden Gate of San Francisco and still serves.

Near the Skansen Bridge is St Olavs Pir, a promenade with viewpoints and stairs to go down to the sea.

3. The Trondheim Rock Museum

Rockheim - Ole Gunnar Onsøien /

Trondheim has several interesting museums, but this one is special. Tell the story of Norwegian pop and rock from 50 years ago to the present.

Rockheim, which is what this museum is called, is highly interactive. It has an interesting collection of instruments and almost everything can be touched, of In fact it has numerous consoles and headphones to listen to songs from the golden age of rock.

«It's hard to explain what rock is. It's a rhythm that grabs you, something you feel.

-Elvis Presley-

The Norwegian Rock Museum It is the perfect place for music lovers and especially rock. It is a suitable place to enjoy with the family and for children to know the history of music in general and Norwegian in particular.

As you see, Trondheim has a lot to offer visitors. Do not pass it on your trip through Norway.

Video: Top 12. Best Tourist Attractions in Trondheim: Travel Norway (April 2020).