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Galleri Gnuttu

Røros Exhibitions, Gallery

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Røros Museum Smelthytta

Røros Exhibitions, Museum

The Smelthytta museum is built on the ruins of the smelter that burnt down in 1975. Here you find exhibitions about the history of the Røros Copper Works, brought to life by models of mines, smelters and techn...

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