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Ålesund

Gange-Rolv

Statue located in the Town Park in Ålesund.

Ålesund

Sildekona - the herring woman

Is located at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square.

Ålesund

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.

Ålesund

Skårungen - the fisher boy

"Fiskergutten" - the fisher boy - is situated at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square. The symbol of the youth's glow and expectation to the future. Made by Knut Skinnarland in 1967. A copy can be found in Akureyri, Iceland - one of Ålesund's friendship towns.

Ellingsøy

Ellingsøy Church

Ellingsøy Church was consecrated 31st of August 1988, and is designed by the architect Oscar Norderval. The church is idyllically situated in Slotsvika with a fjord view of islands and skerries. The beautiful church art is made by the artist Håkon Gullvåg.

Ålesund

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.

Ulsteinvik

Borgarøya Trading Post

The island Borgarøya in the archipelago outside Ulsteinvik was a bustling trading community from the 17th century. At its peak, 17 houses were running...

Ulsteinvik

Ulstein Church

Ulstein Church is from 1848, and was built after the original stone church from 1150 was torn down in 1848. The church is made from timber, and has got a lovely interior, with some artefacts left from the original church.

Giske

Giske Church

At the saga island Giske the remarkable Giske Church is situated. The 900 year old church is the only one in Norway built in marble, and belonged to the powerful noble family Giske. The beautiful interior is from the 18th century.
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