Karlsborg Fortress by EuroTourData
Karlsborg Fortress was built in 1909 to protect of Royal House, Government, Swedish parliament, and gold reserve of Sweden, in case of an attack against Sweden and, is one largest buildings in Northern Europe. The fortress is located on a peninsula and on the side of the land front has the powerful 678 meters long reduit which was armed with 263 cannons. The wall thickness of the reduite is 3 meters. The garrison of the fortress consisted of 6,000 soldiers. The construction of the fortress began in 1819 and only in 1909, after 90 years of construction, the fortress was declared completely finished. Info is based on the article Karlsborgs fästning of Swedish Wikipedia.
Karlsborg Fortress info
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|Swedish original name||Karlsborgs fästning|
|Audio||Speech about Karlsborg Fortress|
|Video||Karlsborg Fortress of YouTube|
|Public access||Guided tours|
|Street address||Befälsgatan 18|
|Google Map||Karlsborg Fortress|
|Directions to||Karlsborg Fortress|
|Knowledge Panel||Karlsborg Fortress|
|Owner||National Property Board of Sweden|
Useful Information for travelers to Karlsborg Fortress
|Bus||Around West Gothland|
Dataset to Karlsborg Fortress
Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Karlsborg Fortress of Sweden Fortifications, by EuroTourData.
ETD ID: karlsborgfort-swed.
Tags: tourist attraction, Sweden, West Gothland, fortification, fortress.
Creator: Nikolaj Antonov
Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB