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Sørvær

The battleship "Murmansk"

On Christmas Eve 1994, as the church bells rang in Christmas, the Russian cruiser “Murmansk” ran aground just off Sørvær. The 200-metre long...
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Maze

Masi Sion/Maze Sion

Máze Zion, the first church in Máze Zion was built in 1721 by the Sami missionary, Thomas W. Westen and Morten Lund. The first public sector school in...

Vadsø

Vadsøya nature and cultural park

Easily accessible area for walking, with remains of 16th century Russian cemetery, airship mast from the North Pole expeditions of Amundsen and...

Øksfjord

The Old Road in Øksfjordbotn

The Old Road in Øksfjordbotn. Considered a very important cultural monument. Impressive road engineering skills where the landscape and road melt...
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Gamvik

Slettnes Wildlife and Cultural Heritage Site

Slettnes Wildlife and Cultural Heritage Site - The road was built by emergency workers in the 1930s and winds its way along the top of a raised beach...

Måsøy

Cultural trail in Havøysund

A cultural trail with 14 information posts on local history. Trail map available at hotels, tourist information and from the reception desk at the...
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Hammerfest

The Meridian

The Meridian Column was erected by King Oscar II in 1854 in memory of the first international measurement of the Earth’s shape and size. This...
Read more: Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Kjersti Bang

Alta

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

Experience Northern Europe's largest and richest rock carving site, inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. Here you can walk on pathways...
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Kvalsund

Rock carvings in Kvalsund

There are 3 stones featuring 2,500-year old rock carvings in Kvalsund town centre. Location: By the Information Board and the post office....
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Hammerfest

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square was a gift from former U.S. Ambassador to Norway, Charles Ulrick Bay. Bay’s mother, Marie Hauan Bay, was...
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