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Lillehammer Olympic Park

Nordsetervegen 45, Lillehammer N-2601 , Norway
47 61 05 42 00
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Lillehammer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Educational Sites, Sports Complexes, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Race Car Tracks
Owner description: Park where the Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994 which includes several popular tourist attractions: Håkons Hall, Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping... more » Owner description: Park where the Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994 which includes several popular tourist attractions: Håkons Hall, Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, Birkebeineren Ski Stadium, Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena and Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track. « less
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Cumbria England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Quite an experience just put one paw in front of the other and you'll get there.Of course Harry did all the work, poor lad but a really good view from the top. We saved 55k over those lazy souls who took the chair lift. Great after a week sitting in a coach. We were promised free toilets at the top... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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58 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A must do is to visit the Olympic Park....Unrestricted walking around and even to the top of the ski jump... You walk up the centre steps....But the chair lift is by far the easiest and best way to get to the top. The views are stunning, although I am sure this whole area is so different when the snow is... More

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It's a good walk up a steep hill from Håkons Hall (site of the 1994 Olympic hockey games and a nice little museum now) to the base of Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena (site of the 1994 opening ceremonies). But it's completely worth it to take the chairlift up to the top of the ski jump. There are spectacular views of... More

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New York City, New York
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33 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

If you are not a super runner, you can drive to the area atop the ski jump. Do make the drive up and check-out the jump. You will learn a great deal about how a ski jump really works, which is just more than slapping on a pair of skies and sliding down a hill. Besides, the views from atop... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

If you are in Lillehammer, you must visit the Olympic park. The Olympics turned a small village into a bustling metropolis and the story is told here.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We did the bob craft (cheaper than bobsleigh) was totally exhilarating. Only problem is getting to the venue. We weren't driving so it involved a bus and taxi which was costly. The ride luckily was worth the hassle factor, it took us best part of 4 hours to get there and back. Same with the tobogganing venue. A near enough... More

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Lillehammer, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Offers great activities for groups and companies. A bit pricey if you choose the most actionfilled activities (like bob-sleigh). Ive tried it myself and is a lot of fun! For families I recommend the toboggan next to the ski-jump. Not to expensive and great value.

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I commented when reviewing the ski jump that a place like this in the US would have controlled access. The openness of the Olympic Park was a really pleasant surprise. Where couldn't we go? The top of the stairs at the torch (Not really safe) and the royal/VIP boxes in Hakon's Hall (Didn't expect them to be open anyway). The... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The ride up the ski jump hill makes it all worth it. Not a cloud in the sky and 70* what more could you ask for. A terrific view of town , but you cannot get off and enjoy the view. Seems a waste to have to ride it down and not be able to even get off. Would like... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Olympics are always inspiring. It was great to be in the area where it all took place. Definitely worth visiting.

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