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Traveling in Norway: the Best Places to See During a Short Getaway
If you want to enjoy a panorama of Bergen and take memorable photographs, the Floban Funicular will take you to a mountain above the city. The ride lasts only 8 minutes, after which you will see the entire Bergen behind your feet. Don’t leave this hospitable city without exploring its popular attractions such as the Bergen Castle and fish market.
Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes in Norway
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Railway and landscape maps of Norway
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Maps of cities and regions of Norway
The Kon-Tiki Museum. Two years after the end of World War II, when it was very strange and unusual to make an expedition, Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl set off to one of the most exciting expeditions of the XX century. He made this journey together with 5 comrades. The scientist built a simple wooden raft, which was made according to descriptions of ancient Indian rafts. On this raft he tried to cross the Pacific Ocean and reach Polynesia from Peru. Almost everyone thought that was not … Read more
The ancient Troget market square is the starting point of many excursion programs. A high octagonal column which is crown by the statue of St. Olaf is its main decoration. Many beautiful historic buildings are located in the immediate vicinity of the square. Here is the ancient Bishop's Palace - an amazing medieval monument, which is unchanged from the time of construction. Nowadays, it houses a thematic museum dedicated to the most important historical events for the city and the country. … Read more
Those fond of exciting excursions will be interested to see Ganeziysky Museum, which is considered one of the most interesting in the country. It was founded in 1872 by a wealthy local merchant, this museum contains a very interesting collection of antiques. Walking through the rooms, you can see antique wooden furniture, paintings and statues, as well as old books and items of tableware. After the founding of the museum locals laughed at merchant because old things were not of any value at … Read more
Tourists from all over the world discover Alesund, one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. You may wonder why this city is the most beautiful. This is the result of the survey among residents of this Nordic country. Alesund is built on the islands – there are seven of them in total. All of the islands are situated in the Atlantic Ocean. Alesund is a town that definitely deserves a visit because the history of this settlement is unique. It is another proof of a famous saying that “every … Read more
A great vacation spot for tourists with children and all nature lovers will be a Polar Zoo. It is the world's northernmost wildlife park. Its visitors can see animals who have perfectly adapted to the conditions of the harsh winter, for which these places have long become home. Typical zoo inhabitants are lynx, bears, reindeer, wolves, elk, and musk oxen. The zoo is completely different from an ordinary one. Unique, close to natural, environments have been created here for animals. The zoo is … Read more
A very interesting religious monument is the Ringebu Stave Church. This is the oldest religious building in the city and its environs. The church was founded in the 13th century. The main building material for its construction was wood. Up till now, the old wooden church has remained practically unchanged, which makes it a unique monument of national importance. Within the walls of the church visitors can see many old icons, as well as other accessories. In a miniature building with a tiled … Read more
A beautiful place for walks will be the observation deck Varden. From the area in which it is located, once began the tourist beautification of the city. Today, at an altitude of 407 meters, the observation deck allows you to look at all the important city sights from a height, and in clear weather you can see 222 mountain peaks from it. In the immediate vicinity of the city, there is an interesting natural attraction - a marble cave, which is often called the Troll Church. This cave, thanks … Read more
One of the main historical symbols of Larvik is the estate of Herregorena, which is named after its former owner. This estate was built more than 300 years ago and belonged to the noble count. It is presently one of the few buildings in the city, whose original appearance managed to be preserved over the years. Surrounding the estate is a picturesque garden, which is most interesting to stroll through in late spring. The most visited cultural center of the city is the Maritime Museum. Its … Read more
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