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Kongsvinger Fortress

O. A. Hexums veg 17, 2213 Kongsvinger, Norway

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About Kongsvinger Fortress

The Fortress was built from 1673 an onwards and it served as an efficient protection foreign soldiers – especially from Sweden. The Fortress was never conquered by enemies of Norway. Today the Fortress is open all year. It is regarded as on the region's main attractions.



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Fetsund Booms56.87km from Kongsvinger Fortress

The Fetsund Booms are a Norwegian national cultural heritage monument, and they are preserved as an outstanding cultural heritage and a living museum with workshops for traditional crafts, cafes, and museum shops.

Øyeren60.51km from Kongsvinger Fortress

Lake Øyeren is the ninth largest lake by area in Norway with a surface area of 84.7 square kilometers.

Østmarka67.6km from Kongsvinger Fortress

Østmarka is a forested area to the east of Oslo. Østmarka is different from the other forests, because of bedrock formations created 200-1,500 million years ago.

Maridalen72.25km from Kongsvinger Fortress

Ruins after the Margareta Church in the Maridalen valley, one of few remains in Oslo from the Middle Ages. It was built around the year 1250, was a small, single-nave church with choir, dedicated to St. Margareta. The medieval church was partly excavated and restored in 1934, and is beautifully situated at Kirkeby in the north end of the lake Maridalsvannet.

Nøklevann72.54km from Kongsvinger Fortress

A beautiful lake that was densely surrounded by nature and has a lot of recreational activities around. Daily a lot of people visit this place every day. it was one of the main drinking water resources of Oslo.

Maridalsvannet72.92km from Kongsvinger Fortress

The eastern side of Maridalsvannet, Oslo’s largest lake, is a beautiful area with great views overlooking the thick forest and the water, and a vast amount of trails to explore. Taking the tram from downtown will provide easy access to the trail and to the rest of the Nordmarka forest.

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Innlandet is a county in Norway. It was created on 1 January 2020 with the merger of the old counties of Oppland and Hedmark.