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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Tromso, Norway

Akshay Kulkarni Aug 1, 2019
As it is abundant in nature's blessings, Tromso, a northern Norwegian city, boasts plenty of places which attract tourists from all over the world. Here are Tromso's best attractions everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime.

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Arctic Cathedral

Built in the 1960s, this uniquely shaped church dominates Tromso's skyline.

Fjellheisen

This aerial tramway takes you to the top of Mt Storsteinen, and offers jaw-dropping views of the city.

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Tromso Bridge

The 1,036 m long cantilever bridge connects Tromsoya island to the city, and has well protected walkway to take in the scenery around.

Tromso Cathedral

The only wooden cathedral in Norway, this Gothic Revival style architecture is also the world's northernmost Protestant cathedral.

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Ersfjordbotn

This charming village amidst the picture-perfect setting of snow-capped mountains and a stunning fjord, is just half an hour's drive away from Tromso.

Olavsvern

LocatedĀ on the outskirts of the city, the former Royal Norwegian Navy base is now a popular tourist attraction in Tromso.

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Sommaroy

Known for its pristine white sand beaches, this scenic island lies 22 miles west of Tromso.

Tromsdalstinden Mountain

This over 1,200 meter tall mountain southeast of Tromso, is quite famous for hiking.

Polaria

The world's most northerly aquarium, its main attraction is a group of trained seals performing various entertaining acts.

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Northern Norwegian Science Center

A renowned science center in Norway, it boasts a vast planetarium which provides spectacular northern light shows.