Trondheim – Steinvikholm Castle

Olav EngelbrektssonSteinvikholm Castle.Photo: visittrondheim.no

In 1525, Olav Engelbrektsson, the last Archbishop of the Catholic Church in Norway, started building his fortress and magnificent residence, the grandest building in Norwegian medieval history.

 

The Steinvikholm Castle was completed in 1532. Engelbrektsson ruled Norway from the castle for several years, as both a noble and clerical leader.

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Source: visittrondheim.no / Norway Today

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