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Telegrafbukta is a beach and a popular recreational area on the southwest tip of Tromsø. The place is ironically referred to as "Tromsøs Gran Canaria." In summer, the beach and to boast double digit bath temperature. The park is located near Tromsø Museum.

Telegrafbukta is also the venue for the annual Buktafestivalen, one of Northern Norway´s most popular music festivals. Music festival 16,000 visitors causes a certain wear on the nature of the area, which has led to debate about the music festival should be moved.

Between the end of November and January, the sun remains below the horizon, and Tromsø is in darkness. The winter is the best season to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).



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