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It is a good opportunity to learn a bit about the culture of the area and the laws that now involve... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Vercelli, Italy
Culture experience

A morning worth every second. A great way to understand the Sami culture. The building is so... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Aug 25, 2018
“Worth a visit”
Oct 2, 2017
“Culture experience”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avjovargeaidnu 50, Karasjok 9730, Norway
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

It is a good opportunity to learn a bit about the culture of the area and the laws that now involve the original native people of the north of Norway. There are guided tours free of charge, really interesting. It is absolutely easy to reach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wallyontravel
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A morning worth every second. A great way to understand the Sami culture. The building is so amazing

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank S A
Reviewed September 10, 2017

The Sami parliament is the representative body for people of Sami heritage. Approx 80% of Karasjok's population is Sami-speaking. The parliament building also houses a Sami library focussing on books in the Sami language or on Sami topics, and the Sami chamber of commerce, 'Sami...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

At our visit with guiding (at 1PM) we got a great tour in this "close-to-nature" arcitecture, learning more about the system of the government, how Sametinget is functioning. Quite important for a "søring" (Norwegian from the southern part of Norway).

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elin Fiske L
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Tour of the building starts every half hour from 10am - highly recommended! Free admission! Our guide, Mikkel, was very friendly, knowledgable and engaging. We particularly enjoyed being there on the date 1 month prior to the election of the general assembly :-) This is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

To see the Sapmi Parlament is breathtaking. To understand the position the Sapmi people has in the Northern Scandinavia and Russia is the gift you get by visiting the parlament. The collection of sapmi books is impressive, and the art in this building id fine.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We came here an afternoon in the end of July with our children at 8 and 10, and had a private tour with the excellent guide student Knut. He showed us the reception, and told us the history and background of the Sametinget. On the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KEGillesen
Reviewed June 26, 2017

The Sami Parliament building includes a library that's open to the public (with an exhibition of traditional Sami clothing while we were there in June 2017). As well as the spectacular building exteriors and interiors, it's interesting to learn about Sami culture, history and self-government.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Amolo N
Reviewed September 30, 2016

If Parliament is not in session, go to the building at 1 pm for a tour of this extraordinary building.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Interesting building from outside but I very recommend to take part in guided tour when you can learn a lot about Sami self-rule.

Date of experience: July 2016
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