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Vadsø

Vadsøya nature and cultural park

Easily accessible area for walking, with remains of 16th century Russian cemetery, airship mast from the North Pole expeditions of Amundsen and Nobile...

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 scient...

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...

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 origina...

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 battle...

Alta

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

Experience Northern Europe's largest and richest rock carving site, inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. Here you can walk on pathways arra...

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 yo...

Alta

Halddetoppen

From Kåfjord there is a permanent T-marked trail/cart road up to Mount Hálddetoppen – 904 metres above sea level. The world’s first Northern Lights Ob...

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. Constr...

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 o...
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