Formerly Norway’s capital, Trondheim is the country’s third largest city after Bergen and Oslo. Trondheim has over 180,000 inhabitants and tourists in Trondheim have a number of attractions, restaurants and nightlife to look forward to.
Trondheim is located in the middle of Norway, by the long Trondheim Fjord. The town was founded at the end of Nidelva by King Olav Tryggvason about 997, and was the seat of the kings and capital of Norway until 1217, when under the name Nidaros. Trondheim’s downtown area is small and compact, and is easily explored on foot.
The main square and the pedestrian street Nordre Gate are central points, and also visit the district of Bakklandet with its old wooden house building.
On the other side of the Verftsbrua lies the Solsiden, a brewing area with many restaurants, shops and cafes, built on the historic site of Trondheim Mechanical Workshop.
- Abbreviation: TRD
- Country: Norway
Transport in Trondheim:
You take a bus in Trondheim. Trondheim does not have a subway, but you will find one tram line that runs from the city center to the district of Byåsen.
In Trondheim you are not far from the fjord and the sea and a number of restaurants offer good seafood. The city has many good hotels, and the restaurants at these mainly offer restaurants with a good kitchen. You will also find restaurants of all kinds scattered around the city.
Some selected restaurants are:
- Restaurant Palmehaven, Hotel Britannia, Queen’s Gate 5.
- Prince Olav Grill, SAS Royal Garden Hotel, Merchant Street
- Emilies – Et Eisested, Erling Skakkes gate 45.
- Mermaid Fish Restaurant, Shopping Street 7.
- Inger Fish Restaurant, Fosenkaia 4a.
- Credo Restaurant & Bar, Ørjeveita 4.
- Kyoto, Japanese restaurant at Queen’s Gate 26.
Shopping in Trondheim
Trondheim is one of the largest cities in Norway and you will find shops that cover all products in the city. Of the sovereigns, it is perhaps first and foremost something that has to do with the number one tourist attraction – namely the Nidaros Cathedral – that people buy with them. Otherwise, supporter equipment from the city’s pride, Rosenborg BK, is tempting, perhaps first and foremost a little younger?
Some selected malls are:
- Trondheim Torg
- City Syd is the city’s largest shopping center and is located at Tiller, 8 km south of the city center.
- Byhaven, Olav Tryggvasons gate 28.
List of Trondheim Acronyms
The most commonly used abbreviations about Trondheim is TRD which stands for Trondheim. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Trondheim, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.