Hønefoss Tourism

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Hønefoss is a town in Buskerud county, Norway, and the center of the municipality of Ringerike. It is located 63 kilometres northwest by road from the Norwegian capital of Oslo. In 1852, Hønefoss received town status and was separated from Norderhov. Hønefoss celebrated its 150th year of township in 2002. In 1964, Hønefoss ceased being a separate municipality and became part of Ringerike. Hønefoss is located north of lake Tyrifjorden, where the river Begna forms the waterfall of Hønefossen, giving the town its name. Hønefoss is an industrial center of inner Østlandet, containing several factories and other industry. As of 1 January 2008, Hønefoss has 14,177 inhabitants.


Planning a vacation to Hønefoss in Norway? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Oslo, Norway. Attractions in Oslo include Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. Also, to reach Hønefoss, you'll have to take a flight to Oslo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Hønefoss.

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Facts and Stats for Hønefoss*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hønefoss

    Know the pollution level of Hønefoss before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 9.44 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.44 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.26 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 19.32 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.76 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.11 (Very Low)
  • Hønefoss: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hønefoss for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hønefoss.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.53 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.69 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.55 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.16 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.32 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.24 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.91 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.09 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.21 (Moderate)
  • Living in Hønefoss - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hønefoss is 158.92 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.67 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.99 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 24.37 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.94 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 118.25 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 72.91 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.02 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 98.71 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hønefoss

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hønefoss

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 125.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 123.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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