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Read more: Ålesund municipality Photo: Alfred Lüpke

Ålesund

Ålesund municipality

Ålesund is a bustling town, that is situated between mountians and ocean. The town is Norway's fisheries capital, and one of the world's largest export harbours for dried cod. Ålesund is renowned for its beautiful Art Nouveau buildings.
Read more: Skårungen - the fisher boy Photo: Spjelkavik Ungdomsskole

Ålesund

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.
Read more: Sildekona - the herring woman Photo: Spjelkavik Ungdomsskole

Ålesund

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.
Read more: Monument of the people going to England during 2nd World War Photo: Ålesund kommune

Ålesund

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.
Read more: Sculpture "Avisgutten" - the paper boy Photo: Ålesund Kommune

Ålesund

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.
Read more: Ellingsøy Church Photo: Ellingsøy Kyrkje

Ellingsøy

Ellingsøy Church

Ellingsøy Church was consecrated 31st of August 1988, and is designed by the architect Oscar Norderval. The church is idyllically situated in Slotsvika with a fjord view of islands and skerries. The beautiful church art is made by the artist Håkon Gullvåg.
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Ålesund

Catholic church

The Catholic Church has mass at these times: Sundays at 11.00. Second Saturday a month at 13.00 (please call in advance, not July/August), Wednesdays...
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