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Heddeland ancient burial ground and nature park

Burial ground with 33 burial mounds from the early Iron Age. It is thought that some of the graves date back as far as the year 0. The site includes...


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 oars in an open boat, with harpoons ready and water spraying.


The Solberg tower

The Solberg Tower by Østfold's E6 has now been opened. For visitors it will become a landmark offering unexpected experiences.


Home of A. O. Vinje - Vinjestoga

Vinjestoga is the childhood home of the poet, journalist and linguist Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1870).


Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

This is one the National Tourist Roads in Norway. The over 100 years old road winds over the mountain between Stryn and Skjåk. For many years the grave...



Throughout the ages, traffic up and down Norway's coastal waters has been heavy. In bad weather, boats might lie weather-bound to the north or south o...


The Oseberg ship

The 25th of May 1904 Professor Gustavson came to Tønsberg in order to begin excavations of the viking ship buried in the Oseberg mound. He writes in...



Bruredynnan is at the eastern tip om Seljord Lake by Rondebersåsane. Here we find the remains of 6-7000 year old stone paintings that are believed to r...


Blika gullgruve

Gold was found in the 1880`s near Blika farm in Svartdal. Minings claims were granted to Bleka, Barstad, Svartdal, Haugsvold and Svervelid Farms in...


Monastery ruins at Hovedøya

Monastery ruins from the Middle Ages on the island Hovedøya. The ruins are idyllically situated in green surroundings. The monastery was founded by...
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