Quality Hotel Grand Steinkjer
Phone: (47) 74 164700
Fax: (47) 74 166287
Kongensgate 37, Steinkjer, NO, 7709
- Phone: (47) 74 164700
- Fax: (47) 74 166287
Spread across an area of 35 acres, the Ringve Botanical Garden is a huge green expanse that houses nearly 2000 different plant species. The garden has been divided into five smaller sections that boast of diverse thematic settings. From the time it has opened its doors in 1973, the Ringve Botanical Garden has been a favorite among students of botany as well as gardening enthusiasts. The Ringve Botanical Garden is a perfect spot to visit after a tiring day of sightseeing in the busy streets of Trondheim. Call ahead for more details.
Kristiansten Festning or the Kristiansten Fortress is a magnificent fortress, built after the fire of 1681, that boasts of a strategic location. Constructed with an aim to fortify the city from the east, the fortress held a lion's share during the Swedish invasion of 1718. Besides pleasing military buffs, the fortress also entices architecture enthusiasts with its marvelous plans as also with its innovative nine-sided design. For those who are not interested in tracing the fortress' history or appreciating its architecture, the Kristiansten Festning offers breathtaking views of its scenic environs. Visit once to explore the place.
The Stiftsgarden is a splendid edifice constructed in the 18th century. Held as one of the biggest wooden buildings of Northern Europe, the structure is spread across 4000 square meters of area. The Stiftsgarden houses within itself 140 grandiose rooms that are adorned with a rich decor. The rooms served as residences and function spaces for the various events organized by the host. The Stiftsgarden is truly a treat to the eye, especially if you fall for awe-inspiring masterpieces.
Vår Frue Kirke is the world's northernmost Catholic church. This small church was constructed in 1861 and has maintained its Neo-Gothic architecture throughout the centuries. There is a mass service every day at 7p, as well as Sundays at 11a. Even Pope Paul II thought the church was worth the visit, as he made the trek to Vår Frue Kirke in 1989.
Nidaros Domkirke or better translated as Cathedral of Trondheim stands tall as a structure that reminds one of the tumultuous Reformation of the 16th Century. The architecture of this cathedral deserves all the awe and admiration for its quaint blend of Gothic and Romanesque facades. Stroll down this vintage spectacle to see the tall archways, the stained glass windows, the murals of saints and bishops and the carved gargoyles. There is also a museum inside that displays the eclectic Crown Jewels, ancient crypts and more. A must visit for all!
In the Jämtland area of Åre is located Åreskutan,a famous mountain 1420 meters above the ground. Regaling its visitors with scenic panoramic view of the city, the snow clad mountain feels heaven on earth. A Ski Resort providing modern services and amenities is also contained within the area. This is a sight, one will regret having skipped while in Åre.