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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...
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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...

Båtsfjord

Old Sites in outer Syltevika

Old sites in Outer Syltevika. Two church sites and clustered sites from houses from the Middle Ages and from more recent times, as well as traces of a...

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...

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...
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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...

Båtsfjord

Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

Syltevikvann lies about 7 km west of Hamningberg and is the site of an old Sami sacrificial circle. The circle has a slightly oval shape and consists...

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...

Berlevåg

Kongsfjord and Veines

Veines, just outside Kongsfjord, is a peninsula with challenging and beautiful coastal scenery. Easy hiking terrain with a breathtaking view of Heløy,...

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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