Trondheim is in Central Norway, on the shores of the fjord. This is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia. It was founded by the Viking king Trygvasson in 997 and became the residence of the Norwegian kings. The old name of the city was Nidaros. Only in the XVI century the town was given its current name.
In 1681, a devastating fire destroyed the historic centre of Trondheim and the city was rebuilt.
Sea fishing in the Trondheim fjord attracts avid fishermen from around the world. Quite varied bottom topography, from deep depressions and cans sandbanks have a countless number of Islands provides a unique opportunity for good fishing. In good weather you can go out to the open sea.
Trondheim with its wooden houses and cobbled streets, art galleries and modern shopping centers, as well as much-loved tram attracts numerous tourists all year round. In the Middle ages, when the city was the capital of the Norwegian Kingdom, there was built a magnificent Gothic Nidaros Cathedral (the Cathedral of St. Olaf). Here and to this day crowned royals, invariably the pilgrims from different parts of Norway and Europe