Breathtaking Photographs Of Norway; A Country ....
This more then 15 miles long road tunnel connects the municipalities of Laerdal and Aurland in the Sogn og Fjordane county. Being the longest road tunnel in the world, it is divided into four sections, separated by three large mountain caves at 3.7 miles intervals. While the main tunnel has white lights, the caves have blue lighting with yellow lights at the fringes to give an impression of sunrise.
Jotunheimen National Park
This coastal town and municipality in More og Romsdal county is noted for its unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture. After a huge fire that destroyed the town a century ago, young Norwegian architects designed new buildings rich in ornamentation with turrets, spires, gargoyles and other fanciful elements based on local motifs.
Norhern lights (or aurora borealis) are natural lights that display in the sky of high latitude regions and are caused by the collision of solar wind and magnetospheric charged particles within the high altitude atmosphere. You can enjoy the jaw-dropping spectacle all over Norway but the best spot is the northern part of the country and the Svalbard Islands.
To stand on this awesome boulder, you have to climb up the Kjerag mountain in the Rogaland county. The rock itself is a glacial deposit wedged in the mountain’s crevasse. It is a popular tourist destination and is accessible without any climbing equipment. However, it is suspended above a 3.300 feet deep abyss.
Yes, you read it right. Midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle, when the sun remains visible at the local midnight. Around the summer solstice the sun is visible for the full 24 hours. To witness this incredible natural spectacle, you have to go to the northern part of Norway.
Urnes stove church
Hardangervidda National Park
With a population of approximately 170,000 inhabitants, Trondheim is the third largest Norwegian city. It was founded in 997 as a trading post, and was the capital of Norway during the Viking Age until 1217. The Nidelva river that flows through several parts of the city, makes Trondheim look like Scandinavian Venezia.
A quarter of a million tourists visit the North Cape each summer, making it one of Norway’s top sights. Located in Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark county, this astounding cape with over 1000 feet high flat cliff offers breathtaking views, unusual climatic conditions, and the extraordinary feeling of standing at Europe’s northernmost end.
Breathtaking Photographs Of Norway; A Country You Absolutely Have To Visit
Many travelers consider Norway one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From picturesque fjords and breathtaking mountains to the Northern lights and midnight sun, this once-in-a-lifetime destination enchants everybody who crosses its borders. We guarantee that these 25 breathtaking photographs of Norway will make you want to visit or even move to this incredible land.
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