The church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul and was extended in 1871-72 with the addition of two side naves and a new tower. The church belonged to the Løvenskiold Family until 1856.
It was restored in 1920, at which time an altarpiece by Emanuel Vigeland was added. The church was lit and burned indoors in 2003, but is now fully restored.
1500 million of years of geological history.
Børsesjø is a protected nature reserve located at the northern end of Gjerpensdalen in…
Lie cemetery with Lietorvet shopping center in Skien, was given in 1841 as a gift from…
Skien church was completed in 1894 after the great town fire.
Telemark Kunstsenter (Telemark Art Senter) is a center of competence for professional…
Mosaikk - hidden pearls in the centre of Skien.
The Norges Bank building was built close to Skien church.
The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, beautiful garden and great views of the town…
The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…
Brekkeparken in Skien municipality is part of the Telemark Museum.
Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.
Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.
In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.
Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.