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Forollhogna National Park

Os Nature, Scenic attractions

Forollhogna is a mountain area in central Norway. At the heart of this area lies the Forollhogna National Park. Lush valleys with traditional mountain farms stretch onto the mountain plateau from all sides. The...

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Galleri Gnuttu

Røros Exhibitions, Gallery

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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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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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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 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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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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Vollan farm

Tynset Museum

The farm at Vollan, has never been a farm typical of Kvikne and that is what makes it so interesting and exciting.  The best way for you to get there, is to stop along the main road to Trondheim (Rv3) in the l...

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