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Old watch tower for the firemen.

Old tower that tops the city center of Stavanger, of moderate interest as a piece of atchitecture... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Kantor72
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Stavanger, Norway
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Easy climb up this old watch tower to get views over old city partially blocked by cruise... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Bob J
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

A short walk from the center of Stavanger. Great view of the city. A good cafe nearby, with great lunch menu.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sirenmeling
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Old tower that tops the city center of Stavanger, of moderate interest as a piece of atchitecture, but still a nice place on the top of the hill to get a good view over the entire old Stavanger and the harbour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kantor72
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Easy climb up this old watch tower to get views over old city partially blocked by cruise ship. Nice little museum inside giving background to towers history and purpose.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob J
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Friday 7th September and we were in Stravanger on the final leg of our cruise of the Norwegian Fjords and we were out and about exploring and sightseeing. We visited this tower, which is one of the landmarks of Stavanger's skyline. It was built between1850...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Good view of the old town of Stavanger, such a shame there was a cruise ship blocking half of the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

It's a tower on a hill which is easy to climb. Not much else there. OK view point and picture. That's about it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We walked the lovely winding streets of Stavanger until we came across this fire watch tower built in the 1850’s. As all the buildings were wood there was a need to watch for smoke before a fire broke out. It’s on top of a small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Centrally located this former fire watch tower was a nice way to spend a few minutes. It was 50 krone to climb the tower and the entrance fee was taken by a lady who recorded your entry by way of a line on a five...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely way to see Stavanger from above. It’s only a few steps to the top and up a little hill above the port. It’s a nice way to learn a little something about the history of Stavanger

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katie J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's in the older part of town and was built 1850-3 to provide a high lookout for fires. The watchers then warned the locals who aided the firemen.The problem being that indoor warmth was and still is needed in winter and as with all naked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank piano45
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