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Sørvær

The battleship "Murmansk"

On Christmas Eve 1994, as the church bells rang in Christmas, the Russian cruiser “Murmansk” ran aground just off Sørvær. The 200-metre long...
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Gamvik

Slettnes Wildlife and Cultural Heritage Site

Slettnes Wildlife and Cultural Heritage Site - The road was built by emergency workers in the 1930s and winds its way along the top of a raised beach...
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Hammerfest

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square was a gift from former U.S. Ambassador to Norway, Charles Ulrick Bay. Bay’s mother, Marie Hauan Bay, was...
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Kvalsund

Stallo

Stalloen was a sacrificial stone, on which to honour the Gods. In ancient times, Stalloen was used as a sacrificial site, and was in use up to the...
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Maze

Masi Sion/Maze Sion

Máze Zion, the first church in Máze Zion was built in 1721 by the Sami missionary, Thomas W. Westen and Morten Lund. The first public sector school in...

Båtsfjord

Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

Syltevikvann lies about 7 km west of Hamningberg and is the site of an old Sami sacrificial circle. The circle has a slightly oval shape and consists...
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Hammerfest

The Meridian

The Meridian Column was erected by King Oscar II in 1854 in memory of the first international measurement of the Earth’s shape and size. This...
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Kvalsund

Rock carvings in Kvalsund

There are 3 stones featuring 2,500-year old rock carvings in Kvalsund town centre. Location: By the Information Board and the post office....
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Varangerbotn

Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

Cultural heritage site administered by Varanger Sami Museum – one of the richest and most characteristic cultural heritage sites in Scandinavia....

Alta

The Copper Works in Kåfjord

Welcome to a walk in an area provoking memories from northern Scandinavia’s first major industry. The culture trail and information boards will show...
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