History & world heritage

Number of results: 8

  1. Address

    Torget 2, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35080550

    Rjukan

    During the WWII Vemork in Rjukan was in focus for their production of heavy water. The heavy water war stopped the Germans in developing the atom bomb.

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  2. Address

    Kraftledningsveien 1, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35090027

    Rjukan

    Krossobanen was built in 1928 and was a gift from Norsk Hydro, so the townspeople could get up to see the sun during the winter.

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  3. Address

    Vemork, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35099000

    Rjukan

    At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.

    Awards

    • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

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  4. Address

    Mæl Stasjon, 3658, Miland

    Telephone

    35099000

    Miland

    The Rjukan Railway was built by Norsk Hydro, and opened in 1909. It's a unique railway which enabled Sam Eyde to build a power station and factories.

    Awards

    • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

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  5. Address

    Torget 2, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35080550

    Rjukan

    The Rjukan Waterfall is unfortunately much less impressive than it used to be as most of the water has now been diverted into pipes running to the Vemork power station.

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  6. Address

    Torget 2, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35080550

    Rjukan

    The sun mirrors bring sun down to Rjukan Square during winter months, when it is normally shady.

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  7. Address

    Rjukan Fjellstue, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35080550

    Rjukan

    The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.

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  8. Address

    Torget, 3660, Rjukan

    Telephone

    35080550

    Rjukan

    Charming roundtrip in the town centre of Rjukan

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