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Elfsborg Fortress, by the harbour


This is a fortress built in the 17:th century to fight the Danes. The biggest challenge for this place where propably Tordenskjolds attack during 24-27 of june 1719. Where also used as prison like many other fortresses you'll see here in Sweden. A view from the south side. This was the place where Tordenskjold fired his canons on elfsborg.
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From the south side. You are able to get here with Strömma boats, read more here

A closer look from south side. On the inside you'll find a museum, restaurant, souvenirs and a lot of canons.



 

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