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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 a...

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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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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.

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.

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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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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.

Ålesund

Aksla Viewpoint

In Ålesund you can visit the Town Mountain and viewpoint Aksla. From this location there is a panoramic view of the archipelago, the beautiful town ce...

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Norwegian Fjord Centre

Norwegian Fjordcenter - an experience for all ages We are working in conjunction with UNESCO, we dedicate ourselves to developing expertise in protec...
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