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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.

Ålesund

The Art Nouveau Town

Ålesund is today the town in Norway with most Art Nouveau buildings situated within a small geographical area. Take a walk through the town streets, a...

Ålesund

The Town Park in Ålesund

The Town Park in Ålesund was built at the west side of Mount Aksla in 1885, by Ålesund municipality. A gardener planned the park after the design of ot...

Stordal

Stordal Old Church

In the small village community Stordal, renowned for its furniture, you can visit the remarkable Rose Church from 1789. With its unique Baroque and Re...

Stordal

Ytste-Skotet

With a fantastic view of the Storfjord, the farm Ytste-Skotet is situated up in the mountain. There have been farms here since the Viking era, and even today Ytste-Skotet farm is without electricity and running water. Visit a musuem full of life!

Ålesund

Sildekona - the herring woman

Is located at Apotekertorget, the pharmacy square.

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.

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.

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.
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