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  • Excellent22%
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25 Oct 2018
“Lovely cafe”
22 Oct 2018
“One of the landmark on Tromso Map”
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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.
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Soendre Tollbodgate 8, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Really friendly staff and the cake and coffee yummy. Definitely visit here for a cosy treat and drink

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joanna H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Would have expected much since it was highlighted on the local Map. Just a couple of Norwegian style wooden houses... move on, nothing to see here

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fash
Reviewed July 19, 2018

yes just old building, but wll keept and with a coffee shop. Very romatic and beautifully placed near the habour

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lonech
Reviewed November 11, 2017

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank premstevemartis
Reviewed August 5, 2017

In good weather, a lovely place to sit outdoors and enjoy a good lunch. Service a bit odd, but very friendly.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rune S
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

A place to get the old traditional vibe. Eat some local food, or just have a glass of vine. Nice both outside and inside.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SandraMilenaIden
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

The older buildings are well signposted but there are not enough of them. This is a very small Skensen. However the sun was out and there were several areas that you could relax in and catch the sun.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Nice to walk around in the sun and to read about the buildings. We visited en route to do something else but not really worth a specific visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank caztackley
Reviewed January 9, 2017

You can walk around the outside and read the plaque about the fortifications. That's it. There is nothing else.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Fardad F
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