Alster Manor

Karlstad, Sweden

The history of Alster Manor begins from 1397, but the current main building was built in 1772 and reconstructed in 1832. The poet Gustaf Fröding born in Alster in 1860. Today it is a museum.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 1772
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Beatriz Imaz (6 months ago)
We have checked opening timetable on the website, but once we arrived it closed. No indication at all about this. 1 hour to arrive for nothing, and 30 minutes waiting for the bus at -3 grades.
Adam Ross (11 months ago)
Nice place for lunch with a good view. The food took a little while to come, but it wasn't a terrible wait. Some dishes were quite good; others less so. The pork was well-cooked with a good bearnaise sauce, but had very few vegetables. The prawn salad had stale bread and chewy prawns. The coffee was unlimited, but didn't taste great. There are a couple of small shops selling souvenirs and local products and swings in the front garden.
Kjell Harald Lund (13 months ago)
A very beautiful old home from an important Swedish poem writer one those growing up here. Gustav Fröding. Also a very nice place for people into history and old architecture and old mansion. Very pleasant people working here.If I could I would give this place 6 stars
Poyan Nabati (2 years ago)
Had the veal with red wine sauce and roasted potatoes. Very tasty. Cabbage salad a bit too sweet, but it was optional.
Eken (3 years ago)
Great place well worth a visit. You should go for the tour, 40 minutes. Thanks Anna for the tour.
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