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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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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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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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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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Gammelgården

Holtålen Museum

Gammelgården in Haltdalen is an 18th century parsonage housing an exhibition of the history of the parsonage and Haltdalen as a church site, which goes right back to 1170 with the old stave church. Haltdalen a...

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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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Kvikne National park center

Tynset Museum

Kvikne National Park Centre is situated in what used to be the cowshed. Here you will find information and exhibitions connected to the national parks and protected areas on both sides of the valley. The farm a...

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Røros Church

Røros Church

Røros church - also called "The pride of the mining town" - was built in the golden age of the Røros Copper Company. The building was finished in 1784 and is one of the largest churches in Norway, with 1600 s...

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