Things to see and do - Kongsberg
Kongsberg Travel guide
Kongsberg : Michelin's recommendations
Situated 80km west of Oslo in the heart of mountains, Kongsberg lies on the two banks of the Lågen which descends the Numedal southwards. Kongsberg has two centres linked by a bridge: the modern town on the west side (Vest) and the old town east of the river, where most of the places of interest are located, such as an 18C church, the Norwegian Mining Museum and Konsgberg Skiing Museum.
Tourist attractions Kongsberg : Things to see and do
This church, designed to be the biggest in the country, was financed by funds made available from silver mines and was finished in 1761. It is laid out in a cross formation but the Baroque interior is arranged as if the building was rectangular. The ..
At the heart of Kongsberg, the former headquarters of the silver mines company today house the Norway Mining Museum, which retraces the three hundred-year history of the town's silver mines using scale model illustrating working conditions, extractio..
The guided tour of the silver mine includes a 2.3km trip by miniature train in the heart of the mountain to King's Mine ( Kongens Gruve), 1 070m down. The train stops at 342m, where compressors supplied the machinery with energy. A demonstration of t..
Hermann Foss Gate 1 N - 3611 Kongsberg
This eco-friendly hotel is directly across the street from the Kongsberg Train Station, 3 km from the Kongsberg Ski Centre. It offers a sauna, gym, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. All guest rooms at Best Western Gyldenløve Hotel feature a minib..
Christian Augusts Gate 2 N - 3606 Kongsberg
This hotel is located in the heart of Kongsberg, on the shore of the Numedalslågen river. It offers free Wi-Fi and a spa with pool, hot tub and sauna. Other facilities at Grand Kongsberg include several restaurants and bars as well as a coffee shop...