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The Kungsholm Fortress

Kungsholmen, Karlskrona, Sweden
+46 455 30 34 90
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Family excursion with a history touch

Take a boat from Fisktorget around the island of Trossö and enjoy the scenic ride before reaching... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
sweden karlskrona
Probably good if you speak Swedish

We were looking forward to this trip but actually found it quite dull. The boat ride out is scenic... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
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1 Jan 2017
“Family excursion with a history touch”
28 Jun 2016
“Probably good if you speak Swedish”
Kungsholmen, Karlskrona, Sweden
+46 455 30 34 90
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Take a boat from Fisktorget around the island of Trossö and enjoy the scenic ride before reaching Kungsholmen. Explore the fortress and the garden with trees from all around the world brought by HMS Karlskrona from countless trips from around the world.Guided tours available -...More

Thank unique.dive.travel
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this trip but actually found it quite dull. The boat ride out is scenic, but the recorded commentary only speaks in the Swedish language. Then we discovered that the main tour guide also only spoke in the Swedish language, and...More

1  Thank JokerJokerJ
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We really enjoyed our 4 hour tour on this fortress. It is good to know that to get there you need to take a water boat/taxi, which can take an hour. The tour itself on the island takes 2 hours. What we saw was a...More

1  Thank Markku R
Reviewed 11 June 2015

A great site to learn about Karlskronas history, military defense history and the strategic value of Karlskrona. Kungsholmen has been around since around 1680 and has had military personnel ever since. It has a garden with trees brought back from around the world. And it...More

Thank Benjamin_Topa
Reviewed 7 June 2015

A must see if you like architecture. This Island war that has never been to war is really is really worth a detour. Make sure you have a guide so the place comes to life. The pictures I took here really turned out well and...More

Thank PeterP-Swe
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Dont know if we were just lucky with the enthusiastic tour guide and the weather but so much more to see and learn about than one should think. Nature, history, culture. It has it all.

2  Thank Asaneboo
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

A unique experience with an interesting historical environment. Just the boat trip (which should be done when it's nice weather) is worth the whole trip, as you can see Karlskrona from the sea.

1  Thank Stina H
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Interesting to know about the military inspiration of the city. A very nicely preserved fort, inserted on an island. You can go on a guided tour by boat, where you can see city surroundings from an interesting perspective and know more about the city and...More

2  Thank ghost1975Portugal
Reviewed 31 July 2013

If you are short on time in Karlskrona, don't miss the fortress. You will have the chance to have a good view of Karlskrona from the water, and appreciate it is still a naval base, a glimpse of the archipelago and treated to some Swedish...More

6  Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 15 December 2012

Take one of the ugly yellow free ferrys here, a walk to the fortress on the idyllic island of Saltö and take a cider and a snack at the restaurant. Its a day, and a good one at that. but only if the weather is...More

2  Thank Antifeminist
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