Skien is Norway's only city with canal facilities for boat traffic, locks and fishing ladders in down town.
The new fish ladder will ensure that four important species - the Atlantic wild salmon, sea trout, eel and harbor island - can get past the power stations and further up to the spawning and growing areas in the Telemark watercourse.
The fish ladder are also an urban space with outdoor artrium.
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Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!
The log driver monument on Smieøya.
Skien sluse is the first lock in the Telemark Canal, with connection between Skienselva...
In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.
Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.
Ibsenhuset was officially opened on 9 September 1973 and at the time was Norway’s most...
Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.
The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's...
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.
The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.
Spriten Kunsthall is located on Klosterøya, a few minutes walk from the center of Skien.
Brekkeparken in Skien municipality is part of the Telemark Museum.
Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.
Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, beautiful garden and great views of the town...
Skien church was completed in 1894 after the great town fire.