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Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Mortensnes kulturminneområde Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Mortensnes kulturminneområde Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Nesseby kommune
Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Mortensnes kulturminneområde
Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Mortensnes kulturminneområde
Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Nesseby kommune

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Cultural heritage site administered by Varanger Sami Museum – one of the richest and most characteristic cultural heritage sites in Scandinavia. Constructed trails with new and informative signposts in 2008 (NEW) lead to the monuments, which show continuous settlement from more than 10,000 years ago until recent times. There are traces of Stone Age settlements, Sami sacrificial sites and graves. Guiding must be booked in advance at the Varanger Samiske Museum. New: You can also make use of the new “mobile phone guiding” system for information on the site.
Location: Mortensnes, approx. 20 km on the way to Vadsø.

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Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

Cultural heritage site administered by Varanger Sami Museum – one of the richest and most characteristic cultural heritage sites in Scandinavia....

Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

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