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Porsgrunn

Type:Municipality

Floodsgt. 153, 3915, Porsgrunn

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About

Porsgrunn grew from being a coastal town serving Skien in the 1650 s to what it is today. Its existence is due to a favourable position and a good harbour. The district has an archipelago forest, lakes and farmland areas.

In Porsgrunn you will find the only porcelain factory in Norway, Porsgrunds porcelain factory.

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Tel: 35 54 70 00

What's Nearby

  1. Osebrostrøket district

    Osebro is the best preserved part of Porsgrunn town.

    130 m away
  2. The Geopark visitor centre

    Learn more about the natural history of our planet.

    842 m away
  3. Gea Norvegica Unesco Global Geopark, Porsgrunn

    South of Porsgrunn, across Frierfjorden and further into Bamble by Herre, there is an…

    939 m away
  1. Gea Norvegica Unesco Global Geopark

    As the first geopark in Scandinavia, Gea Norvegica became member of the Global Geoparks…

    1.04 km away
  2. Porsgrunds Porcelain Factory AS

    Norway's only porcelain factory is located in Porsgrunn.

    1.06 km away
  3. The Porcelain Museum

    Welcome to a unique porcelain experience in Porsgrunn!

    1.06 km away
  4. Historical garden, Porsgrunn town museum

    A hidden pearl right in the center at Porsgrunn City Museum.

    1.13 km away
  5. DuVerden Maritime Museum + Science Centre

    The childrens favorite place to visit, lots of activities.

    1.31 km away
  6. The Ibsen Theatre

    Teater Ibsen works to create experiences you will remember!  

    6.81 km away
  7. Kapitelberget

    Church ruins after the mighty Dagsætten (ancestry) in Skien. From the 1100s.

    6.86 km away
  8. Hakastein cultural monuments site

    Christian burial grounds, cooking pits and "witches graves".


    6.93 km away
  9. MS Victoria

    M / S Victoria is known as the channel Queen and is regarded as Telemark's flagship. M /…

    7.30 km away
  10. Fish ladder

    New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.

    7.58 km away
  11. Snipetorp district

    Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.

    7.75 km away
  12. Brekkeparken in Skien

    Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, a beautiful garden and great views of the town…

    7.80 km away
  13. The Ibsen stairs

    The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.

    7.84 km away
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