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"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 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.
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.
The home of the composer Fartein Valen (1887-1952) is located in Valevåg, and has been preserved as a museum. Here the famous composer lived much of...
In the 16th and 17th century Bud was the biggest trading post between Bergen and Trondheim. The last meeting of the national council in Norway was he...
In the Middle Ages, Veøya had 400-500 inhabitants and was the biggest trading post between Trondheim and Bergen. A vicarage from 1752 and mediaeval chu...
Bjørnsund is a deserted island with idyllic atmosphere. Around 1900 the population was 5-600. The houses, which "cling" to the islands and skerries ha...
In the summer season you can go by boat out to the idyllic island of Hjertøya, a great recreational area where you can hire rowing boats, fish, og on a...
The sculpture "Stella Maris" is part of Artscape Nordland. The works by artist Steinar Christensen was completed in 1994 and is situated in Hamarøy Mu...