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Other Great Outdoors
“A beautiful walk around the island as well as historical with lots of batteries from the 2nd WW (memorial site at the top). You can drive to the very top and park there (parking fee) or park by Kilden, the concert house (free on Sunday) If you take left after the bridge, you will find a marine museum with lots of activities for the kids. You can continue up along the quarantine wall to the beach Bendiksbukta. If you follow the road further you will end up at a scenic point at the very south part, go back on the road to the top. Now this island is hosting a lot of artists, you can walk around and look at their gallerie”
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Beach
“Fantastic beach in the middle of the town. Go for ice-cream up the street if it gets to warm.”
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Water Park
“Great swimminghall with sounas , warm and cold wather and posibilities to go outside.”
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Theater
“The beautiful theater Kilden, which is worth seeing both inside and outside!”
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Park
“Great view on the city, surrounded my nature, great place for hiking and walking around lakes !”
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Shopping Mall
“The main street in Kristiansand, walking only. Markens is the strawling and shopping street.”
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Park
“A great park for everyone, nice hikes with stunning views, great cliffs for rock climbing (on the left just next to the Cafe Generalen, here you can go up at the top as well). The park was constructed from 1874–1878 by military soldiers under the command of General, Joseph Frantz Oscar Wergeland, the younger brother of Camilla Collet, a novelist and passionate advocate of women's rights as well as the author Henrik Wergeland. The Cafe Generalen is a nice place to eat, supposedly the best burgers in town. Great concerts here in the summer with a big outdoor stage.”
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General Travel
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Movie Theater
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Shopping Mall
“Ett av flere små kjøpesentre i området rundt Markens gate. 200 meter fra leiligheten. ”
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Fish Market
“Seafood restaurants by the dock/sea. Good food, good drinks, nice to sit outside. Live music every Tuesday night during the summer (outdoors, no fee).”
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Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Great organic local food, vegan, rawfood, one fish dish that is caught locally the same day. A must!”
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Sushi Restaurant
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“Knallgod sushi & sticks. Uteservering. Har egen take-away i Dronningens gate”
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Park
“A great park for everyone, nice hikes with stunning views, great cliffs for rock climbing (on the left just next to the Cafe Generalen, here you can go up at the top as well). The park was constructed from 1874–1878 by military soldiers under the command of General, Joseph Frantz Oscar Wergeland, the younger brother of Camilla Collet, a novelist and passionate advocate of women's rights as well as the author Henrik Wergeland. The Cafe Generalen is a nice place to eat, supposedly the best burgers in town. Great concerts here in the summer with a big outdoor stage.”
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Restaurant
“Quite upscale but very good restaurant situated on the Fishmarket, here you will fint lots of nice restaurants with good food, especially seafood. Every tuesday from 16 00 there will be concerts for free (until 01.08) with lots of good local bands. Worth a visit”
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Concert Hall
“This is our spectacular new concert house made with local oak, the facade is supposed imitating a skirt of a ballet dancer. Every day at 13 00 there is a concert for free lasting 40 minute s. Really worth visiting”
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