Uranienborg - the viewing point

Uranienborg - the viewing point

Uranienborg, or Torjusheia, the correct mountain name, is a wonderful and popular viewpoint in Mandal center, 62 meters over sea level. The name Uranienborg was given to the first "kikkerthus" (binoculars house) that was built here in 1862 as a memorial to the russian ship Ingermanland which wrecked at the coast here in 1842. The binoculars onboard Ingermanland is said to have stood there. During second world war there was...

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