Skien municipality has worked with property owners to breathe new life into some of hte town's old courtyards, creating a mosaic of decorative arts, a sort of town gallery" intended to invite people to come behind the facades.
Mosaikk challenges ut to thing about urban regeneration in new ways.
Take a look in the courtyards behind the cafes Sitt Ned Cafe and Mamis kafe, and take a walk through the Ibsenpassage at Henrik Ibsensgate 19 to experience the first of the decorations.
Skien church was completed in 1894 after the great town fire.
The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.
The Norges Bank building was built close to Skien church.
Telemark Kunstsenter (Telemark Art Senter) is a center of competence for professional…
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.
Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.
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.
Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, beautiful garden and great views of the town…
Lie cemetery with Lietorvet shopping center in Skien, was given in 1841 as a gift from…
Brekkeparken in Skien municipality is part of the Telemark Museum.
New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.
Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!