Trondheim to the North Cape Sights

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Munkholmen Review

Now a swimming and recreation area, Munkholmen (meaning Monk's Islet) was Trondheim's execution grounds in ancient times. In the 11th century, Benedictine monks built a monastery here that was likely one of the first in Scandinavia. In 1658 the monastery was converted into a prison and fort and, later, a customs house. Boats to Munkolmen depart from the Ravnkloa fish market.

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  • Phone: 73–80–63–00
  • Cost: Free; ferry NKr 70 round-trip
  • Hours: Boats depart on the hour: mid-May and early Aug.–early Sept., daily 10–4; June–early Aug., daily 10–6
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  • Location: Trondheim
Updated: 12-05-2012

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