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Panorama picture from Kongsberg Municipality in Norway




KONGSBERG THE SILVER CITY

You´ll find Konsberg 90 km from Oslo and 40 km from Drammen. Whoever visits Kongsberg, the «Silver City», is surprised to find how much this city has to offer. Several types of musea: The Norwegian Mining Museum, Kongsberg Ski Museum, The Royal Mint Museum and the Lågdals museum with examples of Norwegian rural culture. Kongsberg Church is the largest Norwegian baroque church and has an interesting history. You may go for a stroll in the mining hills, participate in a «mining safari», or a sightseeing tour by train 2,3 km into the King´s Mine. The Kongsberg surroundings offer many opportunities both in summer and winter, while the city itself offers nice resturants and overnight stay, making you feel welcome.