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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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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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The Lovise Hut

Tynset Building/cultural environment, Ruins

The Lovise Hut was built in 1748 as a smelter hut for the Folldal Works. The foundations of the smelter hut, water chute, materials storehouse, cottage etc., are clearly visible and the slag heaps dominate the...

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The Soap Stone Quarry at Sandbekkdalen in Kvikneskogen

Tynset Monuments

Bubakk, Kvikneskogen About 1000 metres above sea-level, just west of Sandbekkdalen in Kvikne in Tynset, lies one of the country's most known soap stone quarries from the pre-roman Iron Age. The stone quarry i...

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Røros Building/cultural environment, Cultural environment

This is a part of town on the opposite side of the Hitterelva river, in relation to the two main streets. Here you will discover many beatiful house facades in a quiet part of the mining town. The buildings her...

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Grøtådalen Mines in Tylldalen

Tynset Monuments

When you have driven down the gulley on the main road (Rv 30) from Tynset to Tylldalen, just where the road crosses the bridge over the small river Grøtåa you will clearly see the path leading to the mines. T...

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Guided tour of Røros

Røros Historical monument, Other attractions, Sightseeing, Sites worth seeing

When Røros Copper Works built the first smelter in 1646 people came to get paid work and settle with their own farms. Røros emerged as a collection of town houses with barns and outbuildings. The mining town...

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Alvdal Adventure centre, Art, Art circuit, Children/Family, Cultural History Centre, Exhibitions, Museum, Sculptures, Sites worth seeing

The Aukrust Center lies in the little town of Alvdal in one of Norway's many beautiful valleys. Its a museum built to house the life work of multi- artist Kjell Aukrust. Visit this beautiful building and experi...

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Operasjon Lapwing

Holtålen Museum, Other attractions


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The Storwartz mining area

Røros Cultural environment, Historical monument, Monuments

Storwartz was Røros Copper Work's most significant mining area, which was included as a part of the World Heritage Site of Røros Mining Town and the Circumference. Several of the cultural monuments in the Sto...

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