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Address: Movik, Kristiansand 4623, Norway
Phone Number: +47 815 70 400
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Movik Fort was established by the German occupation forces during the...

Movik Fort was established by the German occupation forces during the Second World War and is part of the Atlantic Wall the German occupation forces line of defence along the coast of France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Norway. Movik Fort is a former German fort in a class of its own. It is of great national and European significance and is one of our National Fortifications.

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the worlds biggest cannon

Here you can really view the size of the biggest cannon in the world and the serroundings are fantastic.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Tor Steinar E
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Kristiansand, Norway
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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Here you can really view the size of the biggest cannon in the world and the serroundings are fantastic.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place tells alot of WW2 history, The germans build this to protect them against threats from the open ocean. and this cannon sure packs a lot of firepower. This place is easy to walk around and the guided tour is definitively worth it. Recommended for history lovers!

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Thank tronduns
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

During WW2 the nazis built a massive cannon outside Kristiansand, Norway to control and protect boats in the Skagerrak waters between Norway and Denmark. The 2016 summer it will be even better upgrading the railway bringing ammunition from storage to the gun itself. Guides and posters give good technical information.

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Thank Espen L
Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Second largest cannon in the world. Well kept, with plenty of details inside. Exciting for children, seniors and everyone in between. They could have done much more with it, though.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Buikdt by the Germans during WorldWar II. Together with similar cannons in Hirtshals, they could cover almost all the sea between Norway and Denmark. One cannon is comlete, while the other have been removed. Interesting to see the inside of the cannon as well as where the soldiers lived.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Drove my family here from Oslo to see it. An amazing piece of history for WWII fans. A cool place to run around, explore, and hike for the rest of the family.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

A powerful reminder of the determination and wherewithal of the German forces, the scale of this site, and information on others around Norway is fascinating. We spent a couple of hours going round the main cannon and bunker and then the partially completed cannon. The main one is accompanied by a informative info sheet and gives an insight into how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

I have seen many things in my life some of them military items but this one was way beyond my simple expectation. This is an excellent way to undetstand the Natzi shore defence and the powerful cannons. A must see !!!!

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

I grew up here and love this place lots of interresting walks and things to explore espesially as a kid.This is an old war place with old bunkers that the germens built.

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Fredrikstad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Nice view and very quiet there. You can park your car there and walkaround and look. If you like you can visit the canon museum also, but you have to pay a entrance fee.

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