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Best things to do in Longyearbyen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“A great museum for the natural history of Svalbard. There are also lots of information about trapping, mining and other human endeavors here, and a good book and map shop if you want to dive deeper.”
2local recommendations
Restaurant
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“One of the favourites among the locals. Serving the uch of the day, and everything from small dishes to A la carte”
5local recommendations
Cafe
“Always lots of people and popular for lunch. Sandwiches, pastry, warm dishes, coffee...”
3local recommendations
Whisky Bar
$$$
“Rated one of the best bars in the world, mainly because of it's amazing lineup of whiskys, as well as its location on Svalbard of course. A cozy, dimmed down place loved by the locals.”
4local recommendations
Restaurant
“Both a drop-in restaurant serving the meal of the day. For fine dining you can book at the Restaurant. One of the top restaurants in town, with a famouse wine-cellar. Also a night-club, where people end up after the other places closes.”
5local recommendations
Restaurant
“A converted coal warehouse with specialized themed dining. Set menu of the season.”
2local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Ulike utstillinger, også fra lokale kunstnere. Fin film om det arktiske lysets endring fra januar til juni. Flott kartsamling.”
2local recommendations
Department Store
“Shoppingcenter with sport -and leisure clothing, souvernirs, pharmacy, hairdresser, thai-massage, kiosk and cafe.”
4local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Guiding in Longyearbyen and surrounding areas by minibus from 10 and 16 each day, the tour lasts approximately 2 hours.”
2local recommendations
Travel Agency
2local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Inside the hotel you will find a restaurant, as well as a bar with Today´s meal and ala carte.”
1local recommendations
Car Dealer
“If you need gasoline, rent a car, some equipment, coffe, a can of soda or a hot-dog, sigarets - this is the closest locality to the cabin.”
1local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Good hamburgers and other rough food in a relaxed but cosisten style. Drop by for a after-ski drink - or meal. ”
1local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Locally and internationally produced high end fur (clothes, shoes, gloves, hats and more) Polar bear - wolf - seal - fox - and more. Leather and gold products. Shoes. Kanebo/Sensai. ”
2local recommendations
Lodging
“Nice restaurant in the upper part of the town. Lots of students live in this part of the town.”
2local recommendations
Bakery
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1local recommendations