10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, like a Fairy Tale

Norway is one of the countries whose territory is often covered by a thick layer of snow because it is rarely exposed to the heat of the sun. The charming charm of Norway can be seen through the ancient castles with spectacular architecture.

Although built decades ago, these castles still stand strong and majestic to this day. Tourists who visit it seem to be invited traveling to a fairy tale full of fantasy.

1. Gamlehaugen Castle was built in 1901 with Scottish architecture. The existence of Gamlehaugen Park makes it look more attractive

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy TaleGamlehaugen Castle portrait (instagram.com/tunliweb)

2. Oscarshall Castle is the residence of the Royal Norwegian family which was built in 1847 by order of King Oscar I

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy TaleOscarshall Castle portrait (instagram.com/dav200591)

3. Steinvikholm Castle, which was built in 1525, has often held midnight operas by the Steinvikholm Music Theater every August since 1993.

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Steinvikholm Castle (instagram.com/nataliegrinch)

4. The 18th century Stiftsgården has been used by members of the Norwegian Royal family since 1800. The castle has 140 rooms!

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Stiftsgården (instagram.com/4ikiellandsgata)

5. Built from 1799-1803, Ledaal was founded as the second home of the Kielland family. Apart from being the residence of the royal family, there is also a museum

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Ledaal (instagram.com/magne_otteraa)

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6. Egeberg Castle was built in 1899 with an area of ​​1,600 square meters. The castle offers panoramic views of the garden and harbor

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Egeberg Castle (instagram.com/romeo9999_photography)

7. Barony Rosendal built in the 17th century serves as the Baronet Rosendal Museum which offers information about Norwegian history

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Barony Rosendal (instagram.com/sadgirladventure)

8. Austrått Fort is a medieval fortress with a five-story gun turret. Since the 10th century it has been the residence of officials and nobles

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Austrått Fort (instagram.com/lise.nymark.engelstad)

9. Originally, Oscarsborg Fortress was built to withstand attacks from the sea. However, now it has turned into a historical and cultural tourist spot

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy TaleOscarsborg Fortress portrait (instagram.com/mariannekarinaandresen)

10. Akershus Castle was built in the late 13th century which originally served as a prison. Around it are the tomb, reception hall, and banquet hall

10 Most Stunning Castles in Norway, Beautiful like a Fairy Taleportrait of Akershus Castle (instagram.com/erausand)

Castles in Norway are the perfect vacation destination for travelers who love architecturally stunning buildings and rich history. Most of the castles were built in the 13th century and are a symbol of the courage and spirit of this country.

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