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Bugårdsparken

Bugårdsparken is Sandefjord's main facility for sport - and unique in Norwegian standards.You can play tennis, badminton, football and handball and go for a swim in the swimminghall. Or just for a walk around the lake, Bugårdsdammen.  The park also provides good opportunities for jogging.

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Bakgaarden cultural arena

Bakgården (the back yard) is the town's creative corner that must be experienced. Here are some of the town's oldest buildings, which today includes galleries, shops and a very special café. The backyard is a cultural arena with a focus on adventure, diversity and inclusion.

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The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

"Southern Actor" was built i 1950 for Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd which was managed by Chr. Salvesen & Co., Scotland. The funnel still carries Salvesens co...

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The Whaling Monument

Sandefjord's most famous sculpture is a memorial to whaling, created by Knut Steen at the end of the 1950s. The whaling monument shows whalers with oars in an open boat, with harpoons ready and water spraying.

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Olavs chapell

The Olavs Chapell is located in Bjerggata and is open on regular days in the winter.

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Bjerggata

With its white wooden houses from the early 1800s, Bjerggata is an idyllic street and one of Sandefjord's oldest and best preserved residential areas....

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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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Galleri Flood

Visit a exciting gallery at the outermost tip of Vesterøya (Folehavna). The owner is Maja Flood - a potter and her workshop is in the gallery. Several renowned artists are represented within differing forms and formats.
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