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Christiansholm fortress

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The old Christiansholm fortress in Kristiansand, Norway, with some boats at sunset. It is located in the East Harbour of Kristiansand and was originally on a small island (holm = island/islet) in 1672. The little canal was later filled in. The fortress was restored and a roof was added, and it is now used for cultural events, concerts, exhibitions etc.

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A: Moon aboveTresse

Фотограф: Bjørn K Nilssen, На расстоянии 60 метров отсюда

A cold night with a beautiful moon above Christiansholm fortress and Tresse (the retranchement), and ...

Moon aboveTresse

B: Bernt Balchen statue.

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 130 метров отсюда

Bernt Balchen, (23 October 1899-17 October 1973), a winner of the distinguished Flying Cross was a na...

Bernt Balchen statue.

C: Christiansholm fortress in moonlight

Фотограф: Bjørn K Nilssen, На расстоянии 130 метров отсюда

A cold and moonlit night by the local fortress, Christiansholm

Christiansholm fortress in moonlight

D: Sound of Happiness

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 250 метров отсюда

Sound of Happines chilling in the warm spring sun. The foundation “Sound of Happiness Competence Cent...

Sound of Happiness

E: Sound of Happiness rehersal

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 250 метров отсюда

Sound of Happiness members practising inside the Happiness locations. The foundation “Sound of Happin...

Sound of Happiness rehersal

F: Sound of Happiness daycare senter

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 250 метров отсюда

Sound of Happiness members using the daycare senter inside the Happiness locations. The foundation “S...

Sound of Happiness daycare senter

G: Kristiansand city beach

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 360 метров отсюда

Kristiansand city beach is situated right in the heart in the city and is very popular in all season ...

Kristiansand city beach

H: Tangen by night

Фотограф: Bjørn K Nilssen, На расстоянии 370 метров отсюда

From Tangen peninsula, by NRK, the Norwegian Public Broadcast Companys building. Close to he local Ci...

Tangen by night

I: Sandens shopping mall

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 380 метров отсюда

Sandens shopping mall in the heart of Kristiansand town. Sandens har 35 butikker fordelt på tre etasj...

Sandens shopping mall

J: Kristiansand sandsymposium 3

Фотограф: Tor Erik Schrøder, На расстоянии 390 метров отсюда

 This is sand sculptures made for the city by nationally and internationally artists and sculptures. ...

Kristiansand sandsymposium 3

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