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Sculptures in Sandefjord

Sandefjord has so many sculptures that an entire book entitled "Worth Seeing" is dedicated to them. The town - and the book - invite you to enjoy a walking tour of the sculptures. Among the largest and most famous works of art are Knut Steen's "Hvalfangstmonumentet" by the harbour and "Fortuna" in Badeparken, Nils Aas' embellishment of Hjertnes' funds wall towards Badeparken, and Arnold Haukeland's "Havdronningen" outside the Hjertnes cultural centre.

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Badeparken

With the sculpture "Poseidon" in the middle, Badeparken today is like a great, green lung located at the centre of Sandefjord, with trees and beautiful plants, and featuring opportunities for both play and recreation. During the spa era, the park surrounded the Society Building.

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The Vikingship Gaia

The Vikingship Gaia, a replica of the Gokstad ship, was built in Sunnmøre in 1990. The ship is 23.55 metres long and 5.25 metres wide with a height of...

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The Gokstad mound

The famous Gokstad Viking longship was excavated in 1880 and gave a reliable picture of what a Viking longship would have looked liked. The Gokstad...

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Engine Museum

Gokstad Kystlag is home to the Engine Museum, a private museum built up by local enthusiasts. The museum contains over 70 boat engines, which are all associated with the cultural history of the Norwegian coast, and a complete workshop with belt drives placed into their correct historical environment.

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Jotun Museum

Jotun's rich history are both interesting, exciting, funny and tragic. At the Jotun museum in Sandefjord, you get a unique insight into almost 90 years of company history.

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The Yxney and coastal path at Østerøya

The coastal path at Østerøya offers 20 km marked trails for walkers. The trail is marked from the throw at the head of Mefjorden and from Røyseløkka.

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Sandefjord Church

Sandefjord church is locaded right in the midle of the town centre and is well known for its music program. The original church was a small white chur...

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Sandar Church

The present Sandar Church was built on the ruins of a middle-age church in stone from the 13th century. The new church was erected in 1792 in teh style of Louis XV. Originally the church had a half-circle dome instead of a spire, but this was changed in 1868 to the spire we know today.

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Sandefjord Art Association

The Art Association of Sandefjord aims to promote visual arts through exhibitions of both Norwegian and international artists, as well as of promising amateurs.
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