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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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