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.
Tel: +47 35 90 55 20
Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!
Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.
Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
The manor house at Søndre Brekke is truly magnificent.
Brekkeparken is one lovely place to visit, beautiful garden and great views of the town...
Telemark Kunstsenter (Telemark Art Senter) is a center of competence for professional...
M / S Victoria is known as the channel Queen and is regarded as Telemark's flagship. M /...
Church ruins after the mighty Dagsætten (ancestry) in Skien. From the 1100s.
Christian burial grounds, cooking pits and "witches graves".
1500 million of years of geological history.
Gjerpen Church lies on the northern edge of Skien and is a beautiful romanesque stone...
The iron age-house at Aarhus in Skien was opened in September 2005.
Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien on 20 March 1828 and his childhood home is just a few...
Rock carvings offer a unique glimpse of a long-lost culture.
Gamle Union Brug Antikk has 1700 square meters of old treasures and antiquities from...