Vintage Postcards - Munkegata & Stiftsgården - Trondheim, Norway
Munkegata - the friendliest street in Europe, says Leopold von Buch - Munkegata, which runs straight from the Cathedral down through the town towards Ravnekloi, so-called fjord down at the End, which is Fisketorg; Munkegata, directly in sight with Munkeholmen right out in the fjord, was wide with red cloth in the middle of a table bridge.
The Munkegata leads directly to the Torget, to Trondheim's central square, which marks the center of the old town. You can walk the Munkegata a little further north and find the Stiftsgården.
Stiftsgården is the royal residence in Trondheim, Norway. It is centrally situated on the city's most famous thoroughfare, Munkegaten.
Munkegata by Tram. You can see the tram tracks in the foreground.
Title: Munkegaten med Stiftsgaarden, Trondhjem
PC Mfg. Nbr.: 2035
Manufacturer: J. H. Küenholdt A/S., Kristiania
Date: Undated but Circa 1915
Archives Inventory Number: GGA-ATL 734386297
Stiftsgården - the Royal Residence in Trondheim (shown on the left) is one of the largest wooden buildings in Norway, completed in 1778, measuring 58 meters along Munkegaten. in 1906 - King Håkon VII was crowned, and the name "the Royal Residence" was taken into use.
Title: Munkegaden med Stiftsgaarden, Trondhjem
PC Mfg. Nbr.: 724
Manufacturer: H. Warner's Kunstforlag, Trondhjem
Archives Inventory Number: GGA-ATL 735741059