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UNESCO World Heritage

  1. Footsteps of the saboteurs
    Join Telemark Opplevelser on their guided tour along the 'real' saboteur route, from Rjukan fjellstue to Vemork, where you cross the gorge!
  2. World heritage tours
    World Hertage Centre Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage/NIA and Til Telemark A/S offers guided sightseeing buses with qualified guides working according to UNESCOs guidelines and to the standards set by Norsk Industriarbeidermuseum.
  3. Winternight at Vemork
    At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.
  4. Telemarksgalleriet and Lysebuen shows art and industrial history in a beautiful industrial hall from the early nineteenth century.
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  5. Solstien
    The shortest way from Rjukan to Hardangervidda
  6. The sunmirror in Rjukan provides sun to the townspeople in wintertime.
    The sun mirrors bring sun down to Rjukan Square during winter months, when it is normally shady.
  7. Old train working as a museum train during summer.
    The Rjukan Railway was built by Norsk Hydro, and opened in 1909. It's a unique railway which enabled Sam Eyde to build a power station and factories.