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Northern Norway - Cultural

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Ranked #1 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
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Ranked #2 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Become a member of the internationally renowned and exclusive club and take home the world-famous polar bear pin as proof... more » Owner description: Become a member of the internationally renowned and exclusive club and take home the world-famous polar bear pin as proof that you have visited Hammerfest! Our museum displays the town’s proud traditions related to fishing and hunting in Arctic areas. Experience the extreme cold, Northern Lights and the polar bear. New, fascinating premises. Our gift shop sells souvenirs of the Arctic. Membership: NOK 180, Entrance: FREE!. Opening hours: Summer: 06:00-18:00, winter: 09:00-15:00 « less
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Ranked #3 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250). The church is set in scenic surroundings... more » Owner description: The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250). The church is set in scenic surroundings and boasts several treasures and a beautiful interior. Guided tours by appointment available year-round. « less
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Ranked #5 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #6 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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Hammerfest Church (Hammerfest)
Ranked #7 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Ranked #8 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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Honningsvag Church (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #9 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: The municipality’s oldest building, constructed in 1885. After WWII it was home for the population while the remaining... more » Owner description: The municipality’s oldest building, constructed in 1885. After WWII it was home for the population while the remaining buildings were reconstructed. « less
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Ranked #10 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Small 1861 church, seat for the world's northernmost Catholic bishop. Well-preserved Neo-Gothic exterior, with a slightly... more » Owner description: Small 1861 church, seat for the world's northernmost Catholic bishop. Well-preserved Neo-Gothic exterior, with a slightly more modernised interior. Open all day. « less
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Perleporten Kulturhus (Honningsvag)
Ranked #12 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Alta Church (Alta)
Ranked #13 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an... more » Owner description: Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style. « less
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Ranked #14 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: ENGELSKMANNSBRYGGA (The Englishmen's Hamlet) Welcome to a modern arts and crafts center in an old, traditional wharf. See... more » Owner description: ENGELSKMANNSBRYGGA (The Englishmen's Hamlet) Welcome to a modern arts and crafts center in an old, traditional wharf. See ceramists and glassblowers in their workshops, and view their work on display in our gallery. « less
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Ranked #16 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Cultural
Owner description: Welcome to Kautokeino – the heart of Sápmi and the centre for Sami education and research. Kautokeino is a meeting place for... more » Owner description: Welcome to Kautokeino – the heart of Sápmi and the centre for Sami education and research. Kautokeino is a meeting place for the indigenous culture and modern day. The majority of the population are Sami, and Sami is the main language. Kautokeino is the largest municipality in Norway, with a whole world of Sami culture and activities on the mountain plain. You can explore the area on your own or join an organised trip. The Sami Easter Festival in Kautokeino is well-known throughout the world. Kautokeino is also home to the famous Juhls’ Silver Gallery. Experience winter nights with the Northern Lights, summer nights under the midnight sun and the open mountain plain. On top of Finnmarksvidda plain, you feel as if you can almost touch the sky! Population: approx. 3,000 Area, municipality: 9,687 km² « less
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Ranked #17 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: The new Kjerringoy church was consecrated in 1883. The furnishings are a mix of old and new. The oldest furnishings are from... more » Owner description: The new Kjerringoy church was consecrated in 1883. The furnishings are a mix of old and new. The oldest furnishings are from the 1600s. In the portal there are a large collection box and two sacrificial wall plaques. The smaller plaque bears the date 1730. Inside the church there is a collection bowl from 1760 which was used for the collection. Especially treasured is the blackboard next to the pulpit, which bears the date 1601 and was restored by Oscar Bodogaard in 1974. Christian Bo painted the altar piece in 1885. « less
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Donnes Church (Donna Municipality)
Ranked #18 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Mediaeval church with a well-preserved mausoleum from the 1200’s. Open for guided tours throughout the summer or otherwise by... more » Owner description: Mediaeval church with a well-preserved mausoleum from the 1200’s. Open for guided tours throughout the summer or otherwise by prior arrangement. « less
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Petter Dass-kapellet (Traena Municipality)
Ranked #19 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Ranked #20 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Cultural
Owner description: The fishing village of Batsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both... more » Owner description: The fishing village of Batsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both deep-sea and inland fishing. Wonderful hiking with several nature reserves and excellent waymarked trails. Pay a visit to the depopulated fishing village of Syltefjord, which comes to life in the summer with tourists who travel here to study the nesting cliff of Syltefjordstauran and its special geology. Syltefjord river is one of Finnmark’s best salmon rivers. And the area is home to seal colonies and the sea eagle! Population: 2,200 Area, municipality: 1,431 km² « less
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Glomfjord (Glomfjord)
Ranked #22 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Historic Sites; Geologic Formations; Cultural
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Bronnoy Kirke (Bronnoy Municipality)
Ranked #23 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Bronnoy church is a stone church opened in 1870. The chancel and entrance date back to the Middle Ages. Location: the city... more » Owner description: Bronnoy church is a stone church opened in 1870. The chancel and entrance date back to the Middle Ages. Location: the city centre. Guided tours can be arranged. « less
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Ranked #24 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Kabelvag Church (Kabelvag)
Ranked #25 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Harstad Church (Harstad)
Ranked #26 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Modern church from 1958, built in traditional style. Call for information about opening hours.
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Ranked #27 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
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Somna Church (Vik i Helgeland)
Ranked #28 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Somna church is in the centre of Vik. This wooden church was completed in 1876.
Ranked #29 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: This church, built in 1997, was designed by Reidar Berg. The interior is round, while the roof and ceiling are cruciform,... more » Owner description: This church, built in 1997, was designed by Reidar Berg. The interior is round, while the roof and ceiling are cruciform, opening the circle in the four directions of the compass. The alter piece is made of glass, and over the stone baptism font placed in the very centre of the church hangs a glass sculpture by Gunnar Torvund. The candlesticks and processional cross are made of glass as well. A new organ produced by Ryde & Berge was installed in 2002. The font is made of natural stone from Gildeskal. Ecclesiastical textiles by Ann Rasmussen. The work of art ”Planeten” bby Evelyn Scoobie in the churchyard. « less
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The Hstorical Sjogata Street (Vefsn Municipality)
Ranked #30 of 53 Cultural in Northern Norway
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Cultural
Owner description: The area around Sjogata street in Mosjoen town centre is historical. By building, living, shopping and working in Sjogata... more » Owner description: The area around Sjogata street in Mosjoen town centre is historical. By building, living, shopping and working in Sjogata street, people are making history there every day, too, just as they did in the old days. The old buildings in the street are being taken care of as an integral part of the pulsating city life there, giving character to this small town. On your tour of exploration you will find architectural gems and elegantly preserved buildings. Additionally, you will find galleries, an authentic country store, restaurants and a beautiful hotel garden from where you can fish. Architectural conservation work in Sjogata street has been honoured with a national architecture award and a national environmental award. « less
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