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Slottsfjelltårnet

Slottsfjelltårnet, 3111 Tønsberg, Norway

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Slottsfjelltårnet

Slottsfjellet is Tønsberg's most striking landmark. The tower was completed in 1888 in connection with the city's 1000th anniversary. The tower is 17 meters high and has a fantastic view from the top. Inside the tower is the cross from St. Mary's Church, bricks found by the ruins, and an exhibition. Cato Enger's bronze model of old Tønsberg Castrum Tunsbergis stands outside the tower.



Attractions near Slottsfjelltårnet

Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum0.65km from Slottsfjelltårnet

In Haugar Art Museum, right in the heart of Tønsberg, you can experience great art in the permanent and current exhibitions. However, the museums also have different exhibitions throughout the year, which means its worth visiting more than ones.

Bolærne11.37km from Slottsfjelltårnet

Bolærne is an archipelago in the outer part of Oslofjord, in the municipality Nøtterøy in Vestfold, Norway. The islands have a total land area of 2.6 km². The largest island, Mellom Bolæren, covers 1.1 km². The easternmost island is Østre Bolæren. The islands have been inhabited by fishermen from the 16th century. There was a coastal fortress from 1916 to 2002. The archipelago is included in the Færder National Park, which was established in 2013.

The Borre Mounds12.88km from Slottsfjelltårnet

Borre mound cemetery forms part of the Borre National Park at Horten in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway.[2][3] It is the largest burial mound site in Northern Europe.It is home to seven large and 21 smaller burial mounds.

Fulehuk Lighthouse15.42km from Slottsfjelltårnet

Fulehuk fyr is a lighthouse built in the early 1800's on the archipelago Rauer due southeast from Østre Bolæren. It was lit for the first time in 1821 and was closed as a lighthouse in 1989. The lighthouse offer accommodation up to 40 people in the lighthouse and Naustloftet. The lighthouse itself is operated by the association of Fuglehuks friends, looked after by the foundation Fulehuk Fyr. Its been renovated by the association, and visitors can enjoy the stunning view from the top of the towe

Karljohansvern17.41km from Slottsfjelltårnet

A national fortification which is surrounded by protected nature and the Oslofjord. Karljohansvern was the Norwegian Navy's main base and is a magnificent military-historical cultural area.  There is also a great museum and recreation area.

Royal Norwegian Navy Museum17.72km from Slottsfjelltårnet

The navy museum was founded in 1853 and has been in the old magazine on Karljohansvern since 1864. The "old department" is somewhat retained, but the museum has later grown to more than 2000 sqm, rich in information and close proximity to the many models and objects.  Outside the museum, you can enter a submarine on land or an MTB on the sea.

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Vestfold of Telemark is a southernmost county in Eastern Norway, known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches.