Ragnhildsholmen

Kungälv, Sweden

Ragnhildsholmen was a medieval castle built by Håkon Håkonsson (Haakon IV) of Norway around the year 1250. The castle was first time mentioned in 1275. In 1304 it was donated to duke Erik in 1304 and saw the power struggle between Swedish Kings Birger and Magnus III. After the near Bohus Fortress completed, Ragnhildsholmen lost its purpose. It was demolished and stones were probably used to build Bohus. Today impressive ruins still stands on the site.

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Founded: c. 1250
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Endisa Imamovic (7 months ago)
Really nice historial place with beautiful scenery. Only thing to think about in summer time, the road that leads up to the ruins is in between high grass.
John Eriksson (9 months ago)
Free to visit, open 24/7 and cool to look at. Go here and look at some history.
Sareh Sh (12 months ago)
Positive + around 15 cars parking place + historical place + easy to find Negative - narrow path - not accessible with stroller
robertg305 (2 years ago)
A Floridian visiting Sweden in May 2019. This place was breathtaking. The local bus only passed through there once every 90 Minutes, but no need to worry. The time flies. The view is incredible. As an American I’ve never visited something so incredible. Wish I had a tent and some food would’ve loved to camp there
Pedro Panah (2 years ago)
Very relaxing and secluded! Spring and Summer is the best time to visit...
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