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Steilneset Memorial or 'The Witches' Monument" commemorates the victims of the witches' trials in Finnmark during the 17th century. It consist of the House of Flames, with an artwork of French-American artist Louise Bourgeois, and the Memorial Hall...more
Really impressive. A „must see“ and unique experience to walk through the dark corridor. The cube with the eternal flame is also very impressive. Unfortunately no translations into other languages available.
An original memorial to the women burned in the fire following accusations for witchcraft. A good location by the sea. The installation itself is quite atmospheric consisting of a long dark hallway with enlightened individual memorials.
Located on the shore of the Barent's sea, also known as the devil's dance floor because of its wild and unpredictable nature, stands a dedication to 91 souls burned in the 17th century under suspicion of sorcery ... some were subject to the 'water ordeal'...More
If you walk quickly, it’s possible to visit this during the Hurtigruten stop. I strongly suggest you do, but do plan your route back to ship as you’ll be cutting it fine.
We visited in the dark, which makes the memorial even more atmospheric, but...More
Memorial for those 91 people who were being executed for practicing witchcraft in 1621...It's really sad when you were walking along the corridor inside the fabric cocoon as there's descriptions about the life of the dead being framed on both side of the wall. Also...More