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Brekkeparken

Ovregate 41, Skien, Norway
35-52-35-94
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Skien
Type: Historic Sites
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Kiev, Ukraine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I visited a park a few times during spring-summer 2014. It is on the top of the hill and one of the ways to get there is walking on the stairs carved with phrases from 'Peer Gynt'. The park is not big, but very lovely. The first time we were very lucky, because the gardeners were replanting tullips, so every... More

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Solihull
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

From the centre of Skien head towards the church and look on your right hand side for acstreet with steps going up. Climb them, cross rhe road and climb the other 100+ that carry on in front of you. A path at the top will take youbtobthe park entrance, Tours of the museum are available or you can just wander... More

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Smyrna, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Gorgeous park with views of the town. Many structures which served as living quarters and smokehouses from the middle ages. Nice food service area. Every town should have a nice park like this one!

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Oslo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

It's an amazing place to come and see first hand how people lived in through different ages. The grounds are lovely with flowers blooming in the spring time.

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Stathelle, Telemark, Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Beautiful old buildings, nice relaxed atmosphere, do things in your own pace. Playground for kids. Icecream and foods available. Entry to the park is free.

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Skien, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This is one of Skien town's hidden treasures. Easily reached by foot from the town centre (but steep), and very nicely set on a cliffedge over the town, with a spectacular view over the town itself, and the river with canal boats, and over the landscapes around it. The park flourishes at its loveliest in early summer, but is well... More

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Bergen, Norway
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

The park is nice, with old buildings, a small playground and a café. My wife is from Skien, and she pointed out it used to be much nicer, it seems like budgets for keeping the park in shape have been cut. The park often features shows and other family-activities. The café is actually quite reasonably priced by norwegian standards, and... More

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Porsgrunn, Norway
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

A very nice park outside Telemark Museum, which features old buildings from Telemark.

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