by  5,424 views 23 items tags f p @

Castles of Norway

A List of Norwegian Castles. Every famous castle from Norway has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today. Spanning a period of 900 years during the middle ages, castles come in many styles of architecture and design. Despite their differences though, they all have one feature in common-- they are fortified. Castles are defensive structures specifically built to withstand attack in the medieval world. Technologies such as arrowslits, murder-holes, and moats further improved their capabilities. Castles finally fell out of favor with the advent of gun powder, as offensive technologies, such as canons, rendered castles largely obsolete.

Castles of Norway Buildings/Attractions
Z
G Options
B Comments
& Embed
  1. 1
    No image

    Akershus Castle

  2. 2
    ;
  3. 3
    ;
  4. 4
    No image

    Båhus Fortress

  5. 5

    Barony Rosendal Norway

  6. 6

    Bergenhus Fortress Bergen, Norway

  7. 7
    No image

    Damsgård Manor

  8. 8

    Egeberg Castle

  9. 9

    Gamlehaugen Norway

  10. 10
    No image

    Hamarhus Castle

  11. 11

    Kristiansten Fortress Norway

  12. 12

    Ledaal

  13. 13
    ;
  14. 14
    No image

    Refsnes Gods

  15. 15
    No image

    Royal Palace, Oslo

  16. 16

    Skaugum Norway

  17. 17

    Steinvikholm Castle

  18. 18

    Trondheim

    ;
  19. 19
    No image

    Sverresborg Castle

  20. 20
    No image

    Sverresborg Castle

  21. 21

    Tønsberg Fortress Norway

  22. 22
    No image

    Vækerø Gård

  23. 23
    No image

    Vardøhus Fortress

L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >