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Hamar Destination Guide

Delve into Hamar in Norway

Hamar in the region of Hedmark county with its 29,479 residents is a city in Norway - some 62 mi or ( 100 km ) North of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hamar

Current time in Hamar is now 04:28 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Aalborg, Karlstad, Gothenburg, Trondheim, and Torsaeter. While being here, make sure to check out Aalborg . We encountered some video on the web . 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 Hamar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hamar Cathedral

For the medieval cathedral ruins, see Cathedral Ruins in Hamar. Hamar Cathedral (Hamar domkirke) is the seat of the Diocese of Hamar, part of the Lutheran Church of Norway.

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Located at 60.80 11.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Hamar, Cathedrals in Norway, Church of Norway cathedrals, Churches in Hedmark, Lutheran cathedrals, Religion in Norway

Briskeby Arena

Briskeby Arena, previously known as Briskeby gressbane, is an all-seater football stadium located at Briskebyen in Hamar, Norway. It is home to the Norwegian First Division side Hamarkameratene (Ham-Kam) and is owned by Hamar Municipality. The venue has artificial turf, three stands and a capacity for 8,068 spectators.

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Located at 60.80 11.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1936 establishments in Norway, Event venues established in 1936, Football venues in Norway, Hamarkameratene, Sports venues in Hamar

Hedmark Museum

The Hedmark Museum (Hedmarksmuseet og Domkirkeodden in Norwegian) in Hamar, Norway is a regional museum for the municipalities of Stange, Hamar (which now includes Vang i Hedmark), Løten, and Ringsaker in central eastern Norway. It also includes the Cathedral Ruins in Hamar mentioned in Sigrid Undset's magnum opus on Kristin Lavransdatter.

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Located at 60.79 11.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Hamar, Culture in Hedmark, High-tech architecture, History of Hedmark, Modernist architecture in Scandinavia, Museums in Hedmark, Open air museums in Norway, Photography archives in Norway

Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

For the current cathedral in Hamar, see Hamar cathedral. Hamar Cathedral was the see of the Ancient Diocese of Hamar. The diocese at Hamar had included much of the (modern) counties of Hedmark, Oppland, and Buskerud. Bishop Arnaldur (1124-52) returned to Norway in 1150 from Gardar, Greenland and was appointed first Bishop of Hamar. He began to build the cathedral, which was completed about the time of Bishop Paul (1232-52).

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Located at 60.79 11.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1200s architecture, Archaeological sites in Norway, Buildings and structures in Hamar, Cathedrals in Norway, Gothic architecture in Norway, History of Hamar, Romanesque architecture in Norway, Ruins in Norway, Visitor attractions in Hedmark


Vikingskipet ("The Viking Ship"), officially known as Hamar Olympic Hall, is an indoor multi-use sport and event venue in Hamar, Norway. It was built as the speed skating rink for the 1994 Winter Olympics, and has since also hosted events and tournaments in speedway, rally, association football, bandy, ice sledge speed racing, flying disc and track cycling. The arena is also used for concerts, trade fair and the annual computer party The Gathering.

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Located at 60.79 11.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1992 establishments in Norway, 1994 Winter Olympics venues, Buildings and structures completed in 1992, Event venues established in 1992, Indoor arenas in Norway, Indoor speed skating venues, Music venues in Norway, Olympic speed skating venues, Speed skating venues in Norway, Speedway venues in Norway, Sports venues in Hamar, Velodromes in Norway, Venues of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Hamar