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Ålesund

Ålesund municipality

Ålesund is a bustling town, that is situated between mountians and ocean. The town is Norway's fisheries capital, and one of the world's largest export harbours for dried cod. Ålesund is renowned for its beautiful Art Nouveau buildings.
Read more: Spjelkavik Church Photo: Spjelkavik kirke

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Spjelkavik Church

In Spjelkavik Church, you have the opportunity to see the phantastic glass paintings of the famous Norwegian artist Håkon Bleken. Spjelkavik Church...
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Ålesund

Borgund Church

Borgund Church is situated in the old trading community Borgundkaupangen, and is partially built on the remains of the old St. Peter's Church from the...
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Catholic church

The Catholic Church has mass at these times: Sundays at 11.00. Second Saturday a month at 13.00 (please call in advance, not July/August), Wednesdays...
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Ålesund Spelemannslag

Ålesund Spellemannslag is an active team of folklore dancers with great variance in age and activity. The team is one of the most active in Norway, and has travelled around the world with its performances.
Read more: Volsdalen Church Photo:  Volsdalen Kirke

Ålesund

Volsdalen Church

Volsdalen Church is situated in Ålesund, and is a modern church from 1974. The church was designed by Leif Olav Moen, and can seat 500 people....
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Ålesund

Ålesund Church

Ålesund Church was built in 1909, after the old church from 1854 was destroyed in the great Town Fire of 1904. The church is built in concrete and Norwegian marble, and is beautifully decorated with stained glass windows and frescoes.
Read more: Monument of the people going to England during 2nd World War Photo: Ålesund kommune

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Monument of the people going to England during 2nd World War

Is situated in the small "peace park" at Skateflua. In remembrance of all Norwegians who travelled over the North Sea to Great Britain during the 2. World War. 320 persons lost their lives during the "migration to England". The monument was inaugurated 8th of May by His Majesty Crown Prince Haakon for the 50th anniversary for the end of the war. The monument is made by Olav Stavseng.
Read more: Sculpture "Avisgutten" - the paper boy Photo: Ålesund Kommune

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Sculpture "Avisgutten" - the paper boy

Is situated in the pedestrian street, Gågaten (Kongensgate) vis a vis "The Thousand steps" (Tusentrappen). Gift from the local newspaper Sunnmørsposten for the town of Ålesund in 1998. Made by Arne Martin Hansen.
Read more: Sildekona - the herring woman Photo: Spjelkavik Ungdomsskole

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Sildekona - the herring woman

Is located at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square. Gift to the community of Ålesund from private contributors and companies in 1990. Made by Bjørn Tore Skjøsvik. The initiative to raise the statue was taken by Signy W. Paulsen.
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