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The Art Nouveau Centre & the Art Museum KUBE

The Art Nouveau Centre in Ålesund documents the town's unique architectural history with the establishment of Art Nouveau architecture. Experience the...

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Sildekona - the herring woman

Is located at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square. Gift to the community of Ålesund from private contributors and companies in 1990. Made by Bjørn Tore Skjøsvik. The initiative to raise the statue was taken by Signy W. Paulsen.

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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.

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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.

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Norway's Fjords on Top

For the second time, the Fjord Norway region has been rated by National Geographic to the world's most celebrated and iconic destination. With a top score!

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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.

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Ålesund Church

Ålesund Church was built in 1909, after the old church from 1854 was destroyed in the great Town Fire of 1904. The church is built in concrete and Norwegian marble, and is beautifully decorated with stained glass windows and frescoes.

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Ålesund Spelemannslag

Ålesund Spellemannslag is an active team of folklore dancers with great variance in age and activity. The team is one of the most active in Norway, and has travelled around the world with its performances.

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Volsdalen Church

Volsdalen Church is situated in Ålesund, and is a modern church from 1974. The church was designed by Leif Olav Moen, and can seat 500 people. Volsdale...

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Borgund Church

Borgund Church is situated in the old trading community Borgundkaupangen, and is partially built on the remains of the old St. Peter's Church from the...
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