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The oldest house in Tromso, built as a custom's station in 1789, surrounded by smaller houses. The foundations are the remnants of mediaeval fortifications, possibly from the 13th c., which today appear as a small park. Café in the summer.
The area has a few building recreated to resemble the traditional township setting of Tromso, just opposite the Polar Museum.
Visiting this place must just have you tick off being at this place, nothing much to do.
Skansen is in the old part very near the port and is the original walled fortification. The outer stonework is all new and the grassy mound is, well ... grass. But it overlooks the working shipyard and across the sound towards the Fjellheisen and the...More