The cobblestone streets immediately west of the centre are lined with mid-19th-century wooden buildings, notably the octagonal 1705 timber church, Hospitalkirken, in the hospital grounds.

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Nearby Trondheim attractions

2. Stiftsgården

0.36 MILES

Scandinavia's largest wooden palace, the 140-room late-baroque Stiftsgården, was constructed as a private residence in the late 18th century, at the…

3. King Olav Tryggvason Statue

0.37 MILES

The epicentre of town is Torvet, the central square (also spelt 'Torget') with its statue of King Olav Tryggvason atop a column that acts as a huge…

4. Modern Art Gallery


This small private gallery exhibits the work of modern Norwegian painters; most of what you see is for sale.

5. Trondheim Kunstmuseum

0.41 MILES

Trondheim's Art Museum, a stone's throw from the cathedral, houses a permanent collection of modern Norwegian and Danish art from 1800 onwards, including…

6. Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum

0.43 MILES

The permanent collection of this splendid museum exhibits the best of Scandinavian design, including a couple of bijou art-nouveau rooms. A whole floor is…

7. Synagogue

0.46 MILES

Trondheim's synagogue claims to be the world's northernmost. It has a small museum dedicated to the history of the local Jewish community, which was…

8. Nidaros Domkirke

0.47 MILES

Nidaros Cathedral is Scandinavia's largest medieval building, and the northernmost Gothic structure in Europe. Outside, the ornately embellished, altar…