Podwalk: 'Witnesses of the Ramparts'
The 'Witnesses of the Ramparts' podwalk immerses you in the magnificent history of Fredericia Ramparts.
The podwalk: 'Witnesses of the Ramparts', a dramatic audio walk
You may already have heard the story of how Fredericia Ramparts, the town’s great fortress, played a crucial role in the 1849 Battle of Fredericia, where Danish soldiers and townspeople fought for their lives. But what was it really like to be present in the midst of the momentous events of 1849?
With the 'Witnesses of the Ramparts' podwalk, you can now get a little closer to the dramatic days of the Schleswig-Holstein siege of Fredericia and the bloody battle between the Danes and the German soldiers on the night of 6 July 1849. The audio walk will give you a whole new experience of Fredericia Ramparts!
Dive into the history of Fredericia Ramparts
The 'Witnesses of the Ramparts' is a dramatic audio walk set on the Fredericia Ramparts. The audio walk starts at The Brave Soldier Square and takes about half an hour. You will experience the Ramparts’ stunning historical surroundings and beautiful scenery with the stories from the podwalk as your soundtrack.
Coming soon: Download for free and listen!
The 'Witnesses of the Ramparts' podwalk will soon be available in English in the Useeum app under "Visit Fredericia". Here you will find the 5 episodes of the audio walk and a map of the route.
Told by those who were there
The 'Witnesses of the Ramparts' podwalk puts a voice to the now deceased souls, and lets them talk about their experiences before, during and after the siege and the battle for Fredericia.
The story is based on real historical sources, allowing you to get up close and personal with the events at and around Fredericia Ramparts. During the podwalk, you'll hear real stories from people who once lived through and experienced the intense, scary, harsh and incredible moments, all of which happened right where you're standing.
Try Fredericia Ramparts audio walks
Already listened to 'the Witnesses of the Ramparts' podwalk? Try one of Fredericia Ramparts’ other audio walks. Check out the list here!