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Gaustabanen

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Gaustabanen Photo: Joakim Helstad
Gaustabanen Photo: Joakim Helstad
Gaustabanen Photo: Fleger
Gaustabanen Photo: visitRjukan AS
Gaustabanen Photo: Joakim Helstad
Gaustabanen Photo: Joakim Helstad
Gaustabanen Photo: Hege Næss
Gaustabanen Photo: visitrjukan
Gaustabanen Photo: Steinar Talmoen
Gaustabanen Photo: Fleger
Gaustabanen Photo: visitrjukan
Gaustabanen is funicular railway inside Gaustatoppen. This is a unique touristattraction, as there is no similar railway to be found in North-Europe.

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A cable railway has been built inside Mount Gausta.Gaustabanen consists of a battery-powered carriage on rails which transports passengers approx. 860 metres horizontally into the mountain.
At this point there is an intermediate transfer station from which a shuttle line runs upwards at an angle for 1045 metres to a height of 1800 metres above sea level.

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Gaustabanen

A cable railway has been built inside Mount Gausta.Gaustabanen consists of a battery-powered carriage on rails which transports passengers approx. 860...

Gaustabanen

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Tourist information in Rjukan

The tourist information office in Rjukan is located in the town center and can offer help with booking accommodation, tours and more.

Rjukan

Rjukan is located by the Hardangervidda National Park and is known for Gaustatoppen Mountain and the heavy water sabotages by the heroes of Telemark.

What to do in Rjukan

Rent a canoe or join a boat trip on Lake Møsvatn, or choose hiking, biking or fishing on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

Attractions in Rjukan

The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum are among the main attractions in Rjukan.

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Stay in Rjukan itself or choose one of the surrounding areas of Gausta, Skinnarbu, Tinnbygdene or Hardangervidda.

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