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Watch the northern lights as they play across the sky in Northern Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/www.visitnorway.com
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Watch the northern lights as they play across the sky in Northern Norway Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/www.visitnorway.com

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Choose among attractions such as the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord, the North Cape and the Flåm Railway.
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Watch the northern lights as they play across the sky in Northern Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/www.visitnorway.com

Attractions & Culture

Choose among attractions such as the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord, the North Cape and the Flåm Railway.

Attractions & Culture

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The view over Geirangefjorden from Ørnesvingen in Norway is an experience not to be missed - Photo: C.H./Innovation Norway

Cultural heritage

Urnes Stave Church and the rock carvings in Alta are among the Norwegian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
    The new Opera House in Oslo, Norway - Photo: Bjørn Eirik Østbakken

    Buildings & Monuments

    The stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.
      At Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo you can see how Norwegians lived at different times in history - Photo: Morten Brun

      Museums & Galleries

      Visit a museum you are unlikely to find anywhere else in the world. Learn more about Norway, its culture and its people.
        National Sami costumes in Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Bård Løken/NordNorsk Reiseliv

        Sami culture

        The Sami are Norway’s indigenous people. Travel to Northern Norway to experience their culture. Learn to throw a lasso, or try reindeer sledding.
          Northern lights over the village of Ersfjord, Norway - Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen/Innovation Norway

          Nature attractions

          There are mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, there are fjords, tall mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun.
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            Lindesnes Fyr – Norway’s oldest lighthouse

            Lindesnes Lighthouse is Norway’s southernmost point. Spend a few hours or stay several days. The weather, water and nature are all breathtaking.
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            Vest Agder Museums in Southern Norway

            Vest-Agder Museum: Cultural heritage museums in Southern Norway. The museum union includes eight museums, located close to each other in the south.
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            Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand

            Kilden Performing Arts Centre is located on the waterfront in Kristiansand. Kilden is a monumental landmark building for the arts in Southern Norway.

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            Fjord guide

            Here is a guide to the main fjords in Norway. The Geirangerfjord is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Sognefjord is the longest one. Find out more.

            UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Norway

            Urnes Stave Church and the rock carvings in Alta are among the Norwegian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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