Things to do in Kirkenes

Top Tourist Attractions in Kirkenes

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Best places to go and to do in Kirkenes

Kirkenes is the capital of the municipality of Sør-Varanger. The municipality is located as far north-east as possible in Norway, close to the Varanger fjord. The region was a major World War 2 site and one can still see the remnants of the destruction that the war caused even today. However, today the city promises a perfect Arctic adventure and boasts good infrastructure and a plethora of experiences like mountain, fjord, forests, lakes, midnight sun or northern lights.

The best way to experience this winter wonderland is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Kirkenes, which includes a tour of the fascinating places like Kirkenes Snow Hotel, The Borderland Museum, Treriksroysa and The Frontier Museum. The town also offers a number of outdoor activities and adventure sports which are a major attraction of the area, including activities like Overnight Snowmobile Tour, a tour of the Gabba Reindeer Safari Park and the Pasvik Nature Reserve, Crab Excursion and Husky Tours. Other top things to do when in Kirkenes include a tour of the Andersgrotta Bomb Shelter, Galleri Artika, attending the local summer festival called Kirkenes Days and catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights, an experience so surreal and unforgettable that it would remain in your memories forever. All the attractions of Kirkenes are what that make this town different from other places, making Kirkenes one of the top travel destinations in the world.

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  • Pasvikturist

    Dr. Wessels gate 9

    Travel Agents and Tour Operators Landmarks
  • Barents Safari

    Fjellveien 28

    Landmarks Transportation
  • Arctic Adventure Resort

    Jarfjordbotn

    Travel Agents and Tour Operators Landmarks
  • Grenselandmuseet Kirkenes

    Forstevannslia, Kirkenes, N-9900

    Landmarks Museums
  • Kirkenes

    Kirkenes

    Landmarks
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  • Andersgrotta

    Tellef Dahls gate

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Bjørneparken

    Parks
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  • Galleri Artika

    Wiulls gate 1

    Art Dealers and Galleries
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  • Grenselandmuseet Kirkenes

    Forstevannslia, Kirkenes, N-9900

    Landmarks Museums
  • Sør-Varanger Museum

    Museums
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  • Ritz

    Dr. Wessels gate 17

    Pizza Bars Night Clubs
  • Eva Vehusheia's Nye Havna Pub

    Johan Knudtzens gate 1

    Bars
  • Rallarn Pub

    Storgata 1

    Bars Restaurants
  • Havna Pub Tarmo Kainulainen

    Johan Knudtzens gate 1

    Bars
  • Pub 1

    Dr. Wessels gate 16

    Bars
  • Ofelas

    Dr. Wessels gate 3

    Bars Restaurants
  • Ann-Kristin K. Holmedal

    Nordre Kongtorp

    Bars
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  • Kirkenes Jazz- Og Rockeklubb

    Pasvikveien 3 B

    Entertainment
  • Store Forventninger Per A Store

    Kongens gate 8 B

    Entertainment
  • Unionrose Artist og Lyd Sa

    Tunnelveien 3

    Entertainment
  • Ludwig Wollmann

    Nybrottsveien 37

    Entertainment
  • KAT-ACTS Kathrine Kolgrov

    Vigørveien 14 A

    Entertainment
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  • Aurora Kino Kirkenes

    Pasvikveien 2

    Movie Theatres
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  • Samovarteateret

    Presteveien 32

    Music and Show Venues
  • BARE I MIDTEN MUSIKKPRODUKSJONER Peter Haugseth

    Storgata 42

    Music and Show Venues
  • Varangerfolk

    Bøkfjordveien 22

    Music and Show Venues
  • SVENN-YNGVARS LYD, LYS OG MULTIMEDIASERVICE Pedersen

    Sundelinveien 18

    Music and Show Venues
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  • Sør-Varanger Bibliotek

    Dr. Wessels gate 18

    Libraries
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  • Tour Grense-Jakobselv

    Lisadellveien 18 Elvenes

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Eirik Olsens Camping Og Overnatting

    Ekveien 19

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Kirkenes Camping

    Ekveien 19

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Nordhus Turist

    Maggadalen

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
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  • Roger Karisari

    Parnassveien 3

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kent Toftelund

    Skogveien 8

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Olav Sigmund Tolk

    Strømsnes Neiden

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Tony Hansen

    Bakkeveien 41

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Steve Erling Nordstrand

    Gamleveien Elvenes

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Ine-Marita

    Axel Borgens vei 2

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Andreassen Maritime

    Storgata 25

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Jan Asbjørn Jensen

    Prestøyveien 26 A

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Jostein Olai Kiviniemi

    Thea Eriksens vei 10

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Edvardsen Olav

    Langfjordveien

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Jan Trane

    Nordliebakken 8

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kutseva Kristina

    Langfjordveien 32

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Neidenelvens Fiskefellesskap

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Tony Hansen

    Myrveien 3

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Chris Thorsen

    Ekveien 12

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Håpet F 29 Sv Ronald Amundsen

    Myrullsvingen 48

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Arne Olsen

    Thea Eriksens vei 10

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Tom Egil Hansen

    Kildejordet 12

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Wiggo Hansen

    Håbet 18

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Svein B Johansen

    Kobbfoss

    Hunting and Fishing
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