Nidaros Cathedral, built 1180s-1321 (several later restorations), erected on the spot where St Olav is believed to have been buried and considered the most important church in Norway.
The Church of Our Lady was first mentioned in 1207 and has thus recently celebrated its 800th anniversary.
Munkegata (Monk Street) runs north from the Cathedral in the direction the small island Munkholmen and forms the central axis of Cicignon’s city plan of 1681.
Thomas Angell’s Mansion, built 1772 by architect Johan Chr. Neumann (altered by Axel Guldahl the elder 1904), is one of the best examples of Norwegian rococo.
Stiftsgården, built by an unknown architect on behalf of Cecilia Christine Schøller in 1774-1778, is the largest wooden mansion in Scandinavia and is now the King’s official residence in Trondheim.
The main building of Trondheim Cathedral School was built by the famous Danish architect Caspar Friedrich Harsdorff and inaugurated in 1787.
The late neoclassical main building of Trondhjem’s Hospital was built in 1843-1845 by the architects Theodor Christian Broch and Fredrik Hannibal Stockfleth, replacing an older building which was lost in the city fire of 1842. Today an old-age home, it is the oldest existing social institution in the Nordic countries.
The maternity clinic E. C. Dahl’s Foundation used to be housed in this art nouveau building by Johan Osness (1908). Today it houses the offices of the county governor of Sør-Trøndelag.
The Student Society’s award-winning building by the brothers Carl and Eysten Michaelsen (1926-1929) is one of the best Norwegian examples of the classicist revival in the Nordic countries in the interwar years.
The Pier Baths is a recent addition to the thousand-year-old city. This public swimming hall was built by Per Knudsen Architects in 1997-2001.