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The Whaling Monument

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Sandefjord's most famous sculpture is a memorial to whaling, created by Knut Steen at the end of the 1950s. The whaling monument shows whalers with oars in an open boat, with harpoons ready and water spraying.

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This impressive monument near the harbour is made in the style of a compass rose, and it rotates slowly on its own axis. Sit down on one of the benches and watch!

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The Whaling Monument

The Whaling Monument

This impressive monument near the harbour is made in the style of a compass rose, and it rotates slowly on its own axis. Sit down on one of the benche...

The Whaling Monument

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Key facts about Sandefjord

Located 74 miles south of Oslo, Sandefjord is a modern seaside town. Here you will find Torp Airport, one of the busiest airports in Norway.

Sandefjord

Sandefjord boasts miles of coastline, as well as a rich historical heritage. Vikings have left their mark here, as has the whaling industry.

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In Sandefjord shopping enthusiasts can look forward to an easy-to-navigate town centre with short walking distances between shops.

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Stay in style at the historic Hotel Kong Carl in Sandefjord center, or pitch your tent at one of many campsites along the coast.

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Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, Fjord Line, the train and the E18 highway all ensure good transport connections nationally and internationally.

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