Placed in central Norway, Trondheim is an old city in the country. The city is home to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and was the original capital of Norway. The city still preserves the culture and heritage and a lot can be seen around the city center. The area of Nidelva is the true gem of Trondheim from where visitors can enjoy spectacular views. There are several Muslim friendly services in Trondheim. The city offers something for everyone; it features a number of interesting museums and historic attractions that visitors would love to see.
Trondheim is one of the most important cities in Norway. The city has a rich cultural scene and hosts a number of festivals and events all around the year. The Kristiansten Fortress overlooks the city and the Nidarosdomen Cathedral is the main attraction in the city. Visitors can have a look at the wooden harbor buildings around Fjordgata,Kjøpmannsgataand Sandgata. Visitors can get the best views of the wooden buildings from the Old Town Bridge.
There are a number of museums in Trondheim, the Museum of Musical instruments;Trondelag Folk Museum and the Army Museum (Rustkammeret) are great to visit. There are also numerous art galleries in the city featuring art work by local and international artists. A trip to the islet of Munkholmen is highly recommended. Visitors can easily take a boat to Munkholmen and enjoy swimming and other water sports.
Trondheim offers a great shopping scene. There are several shopping streets and malls that offer visitors with excellent shops selling souvenirs and other items. The best shopping streets in Trondheim are Nordre Gate, Thomas Angells Gate and the Fjordgata. There are also numerous shopping malls in the city like the Trondheim Torg,Byhaven,Mercur Shopping Center,City Syd, etc.
Trondheim is served by the Trondheim Airport Værnes. Regular buses are available from the airport to downtown Trondheim. A one-way trip by bus can cost from 120 NOK to 130 NOK depending on the type of bus. A train service is also available every hour from the airport to the Trondheim Central Station. The journey by train takes about 35-40 min and a one-way ticket costs around 71 NOK when bought at the ticket machine at the station.
There are a few Muslim friendly restaurants in Trondheim. The best places where visitors can find halal food in Trondheim include 1001 Natt, Smile Pizza, etc. There are also some good vegetarian restaurants in Trondheim like Annas Kafe and Persilleriet.
There are a couple of mosques in Trondheim such as the Muslim Society In Trondheim and the Masjid al-Salam.