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Very nice

The place is situaded between the borders between Sweden, Norway and Finland. A great place for... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
Pål H
,
Northern Norway, Norway
Facinating, but a long way to get there...

From Kirkenes you have to drive over 100km south, through Passvikdalen. Some OK scenery. Thereafter... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2015
Frederic O
,
Oslo, Norway
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Treriksroysa (or Three-Country Cairn) is the point at which the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet. It is an example of a geographical feature known as a tripoint. The tripoint monument itself is a yellow dome-shaped stone made of concrete, located about 10 metres (33 ft) out in Lake Goldajarvi (also known as lake Koltajauri). It is located at 489 metres (1,604 ft) above sea level. The monument was built in 1926. The size is about 14 square metres (150 sq ft) with diameter of about 4 metres (13 ft). It is mentioned as the world's smallest island divided by a border, even if that is a matter of definition. It is reached by walking 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Kilpisjarvi in Finland on a public road. In summertime, it can be reached by boat from Kilpisjarvi plus a 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) walk.
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Jun 3, 2016
“Very nice”
Jul 25, 2015
“Facinating, but a long way to get there...”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Road 885 (Pasvikdalen), Kirkenes, Norway
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

The place is situaded between the borders between Sweden, Norway and Finland. A great place for hiking and camping. Just remember good shoes and good clothing.The terrain might be a bit ruff, but very nice.Absolutely worth a visit. Bevare of wild animals.

Thank Pål H
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

From Kirkenes you have to drive over 100km south, through Passvikdalen. Some OK scenery. Thereafter the last part is on a dirt road, at times the road so bad that low cars may encounter problems. Our rented car bumped into stones in the middle of...More

1  Thank Frederic O
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