Kiruna Tourism

Kiruna - The City of “Happy-Go-Lucky” people is a delight to visit – although with a limited of attractions in the City, Nature has blessed with it an interesting mix of occurrences - Northern Lights, Polar Night and Midnight Sun!

Tourism in Kiruna is a year round affair with visitors picking the time of visit based on their interests. Each season brings its own uniqueness! A city in transformation is also home to space centre – located in Abisko National Park and has quite a lot of on-site as well as off-site labs and research centres.

Kiruna map and travel guide can be easily obtained from Kiruna Tourism office at Lars Janssonsgatan.

Essential travel information and Kiruna tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: UTC+01:00
  • Currency: Swedish Krona
  • Electricity and internet: The electric current in Charlottesville has a voltage of 230V with a frequency of 50 Hz. Free Wifi is offered by almost all the hotels and guest houses.
  • Languages: Swedish, Kiruna Dialect
  • Security: Emergency Number: 112
  • Tipping: There is no compulsion to leave a tip in Kiruna, Sweden.
  • Know the pollution level of Kiruna before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Kiruna for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kiruna.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 14.66 (Very Low)
    • 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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kiruna

    • International Movie per seat 13.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 115.24 USD

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

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