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Kongsberg Destination Guide

Delve into Kongsberg in Norway

Kongsberg in the region of Buskerud county with its 17,667 residents is located in Norway - some 42 mi or ( 67 km ) South-West of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kongsberg

Local time in Kongsberg is now 06:22 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Copenhagen, Aalborg, Gothenburg, Ulland, and Trondheim. While being here, you might want to check out Copenhagen . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kongsberg ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kongsberg Storband - Konsert på Labro sommer 1995

3:47 min by UngMusikk
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Weekend trip to Telemark Hansanddoyle's photos, Norway (norwegian catholic church in kongsberg)

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Schweizer in Norwegen: August 2010 - Silberminen

5:05 min by PolybosStudio
Views: 237 Rating: 5.00

Bericht über die Silberminen in Kongsberg ..

the river

0:17 min by streetbuskerpete
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this is a beautifull river that seperates the town of Kongsberg ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kongsberg Skiing Museum

Kongsberg Skiing Museum is a museum of skiing, located in Kongsberg, Norway. It was initially created by the two friends and well known ski jumpers, Birger Ruud and Petter Hugsted. The museum focuses on the golden age of ski jumping in Norway, from 1924 to 1952, when jumpers from Kongsberg dominated ski jumping on the national as well as international level. The museum is located in central Kongsberg, together with the Norwegian Mining Museum (Norsk Bergverksmuseum).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 59.67 9.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Kongsberg, Museums in Buskerud, Ski museums and halls of fame, Sports museums in Norway

Kongsberg Church

Kongsberg Church, is a located in Kongsberg in Buskerud county, Norway. The church was designed by Joachim Andreas Stukenbrock, and the construction period lasted from 1740 to 1761. The church contains the largest roccoco interior in Norwegian churches. Among the driving forces behind the decoration and interior of the church was mining engineer Michael Heltzen.

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Located at 59.67 9.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1761 in Norway, Churches in Buskerud, Religious buildings completed in 1761

Kongsberg Station

Kongsberg Station is a railway station located in downtown Kongsberg in Buskerud, Norway, on the Sørlandet Line. The station is served by express trains to Kristiansand and is the terminus of the local trains from Oslo and Eidsvoll.

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Located at 59.67 9.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1917 establishments in Norway, Railway stations in Kongsvinger, Railway stations on the Sørlandet Line, Railway stations opened in 1917

Buskerud University College

Buskerud University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Buskerud or HiBu) is a høgskole, a Norwegian state institution of higher education established August 1, 1994 and situated in the county of Buskerud, Norway. The campuses are located in three different cities around Oslo: Kongsberg (Technology and Engineering), Drammen (Political Science, Health Science, Teacher Education, and Design) and Hønefoss (Business Administration and Management).

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Located at 59.68 9.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Education in Buskerud, Educational institutions established in 1994, Universities and colleges in Norway

Kongsberg Silver Mines

The silver mines of Kongsberg, in Buskerud county in Norway, constitute the largest mining field in Norway, with over 80 different mines. It was the largest pre-industrial working place in Norway, with over 4,000 workers at its peak in the 1770s and supplied over 10% of the gross national product of the Danish-Norwegian union during its 335 year long history: over 450,000 man-years were expended in the production.

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Located at 59.63 9.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Buskerud, Silver mines in Norway, Underground mines in Norway, Visitor attractions in Buskerud

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kongsberg