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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.

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

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...

The Whaling Monument

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Where to stay in Sandefjord

Stay in style at the historic Hotel Kong Carl in Sandefjord center, or pitch your tent at one of many campsites along the coast.

What to do in Sandefjord

Cycle or hike along the coast. Tee off at Sandefjord Golf, or take your family to new heights at Scandinavia's largest outdoor climbing park.

Tourist information for Sandefjord

The tourist information in Sandefjord is located in the building called Kurbadet. Here you can book accommodation and get tips on what to see.

Key facts about Sandefjord

Located 120 kilometers south of Oslo, Sandefjord is a modern seaside town. Here you will find Torp Airport, one of the busiest airports in Norway.

Shopping in Sandefjord

Shopping enthusiasts can look forward to an easy-to-navigate town center with short walking distances.

Getting to Sandefjord and around

Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, the train and the motorway E18 all ensure good transport connections both nationally and internationally.
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