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Tynset Church

Tynset Church

When the famous Norwegian writer, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson drove through Tynset, he heard the bells ringing from the church tower and this inspired him to write one of his most well-known psalms. Few churches ha...

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Slegghaugan

Røros Sites worth seeing

Slag is a by-product of copper smelting. Slegghaugan stand as large mountains that are a testament to the huge amount of activity that has taken place over 333 years. Today it is a protected area under the Cult...

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Forollhogna National Park

Os Nature, Scenic attractions

Forollhogna offers a continuous high mountain region and gentle valley sides, which are often referred to as 'The kind mountains'. Norway's most productive reindeer herd lives here and is known for its large bu...

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The Church at Kvikne

Tynset Church

If you are interested to see one of the finest altarpieces in the country and a church richly decorated, then you must visit the church at Kvikne. This cross-shaped church was built between 1652-1654 and it was...

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Røros Mining Town

Røros Ancient monuments, Building/cultural environment, Cultural environment, Manor

This colorful charming timber town was founded in 1646 and has since developed as both a mining and agricultural community. Included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites as early as 1980. The town centre bo...

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Jutulhogget Canyon

Alvdal Scenic attractions

Northern Europe's largest canyon, wich was formed during the last Ice Age, around 10, 000 years ago. You may experience the Jutulhogget Canyon on foot by descending the precipitious path, or you may enjoy the v...

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Kvikne Copper Mine

Tynset Mine

The remains of the copper mine are 8-9 km east of Yset in Kvikne. The road is only open in summer time. The first ore was found here in 1629. As opposed to other copper mines of any importance there was very li...

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Røstvangen mines

Tynset Mine

At Røstvangen you will find the remains of the mining community which existed for 17 years from 1904 until 1921 and resulted in the biggest bankruptcy in Norway's history at that time. At the most populous per...

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Tronfjellet mountain

Tynset Scenic attractions

Drive up Norway's 2nd highest road and witness a wonderfull panoramic view from Trontoppen. 1660 meters above sea level. The area is also interesting from a botanical perspective, offering several nature trails...

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Hyttklokka

Røros Building/cultural environment

Hyttklokka is positioned at the top of Mørkstugata, in proximity to Malmplassen. Hyttklokka was used to notify workers at the smelthytta(smelter hut) when work started and finished. The bell was probably also...

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