The Old Town is full of interesting houses, building and sights to take a closer look at. We have tried to give you a selection of the most interesting ones in this part of the Web Site. We also added some special features such as Girder Anchors, a type of code that if you kow how to interpret it, it reveals the age of the house or building you are looking at.
The Old Town has never been destroyed in a war, it has been severly damaged in fires, but in general this is a unique Old Town in the sence that you can see houses and buildings that are still standing as they once where built or later renovated. They span the time from the 14:th century until the 20:th century with the majority being built in the 17 - 18:th century.
Since the Old Town is so well preserved there is also plenty of odd, secret and hidden items, most of them rather easy to find and see if you only know how. We give you this knowledge to make your visit to the Old Town that more interesting. We recommend you to see:
To enchance the viewing of all above we recommend you to read the pages of the Girder Anchors and The Architectural styles. This will most likely help you understand and appreciate what you see walking the street and alley's.