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Oksøy Lighthouse

Oksøy 1, 4625 Flekkerøy, Norway

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About Oksøy Lighthouse

Oksøy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located off Kristiansand, Norway. It was first lit in 1832. The lighthouse, along with Grønningen Lighthouse, marks the approach to Kristiansand. The lighthouse marks the western side of the main shipping channel that leads inland to the port of the city of Kristiansand.


Attractions near Oksøy Lighthouse

Grønningen Light House2.32km from Oksøy Lighthouse

Grønningen Lighthouse is located about 8 km south-east of Kristiansand. The lighthouse came into service on 1. September 1878, and was manned until 1980, when it became automatic. The lighthouse became a heritage building in 1994. Bragdøya Kystlag keeps the lighthouse open for visitors and as overnight accommodation during the school summer holidays.

Kristiansand Cannon Museum5.35km from Oksøy Lighthouse

Kristiansand Kanonmuseum Møvik Fortress outside Kristiansand was built by the Germans during World War II. The museum houses the only remaining 380mm Krupp gun in the world. You can also take a ride with the ammunition railway train. This is an 1800 meter long railway track that used to carry ammunition for the guns at Møvik Fortress.

Bragdøya6.25km from Oksøy Lighthouse

Bragdøya is an island in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 0.7-square-kilometer island is in the archipelago in the Kristiansandsfjorden, just south of the city of Kristiansand. The island is surrounded by the smaller islands of Svensholmen and Langøya to the north and the island of Hestehaue to the southeast. The heavily populated island of Andøya lies to the southwest.

Odderøya7.57km from Oksøy Lighthouse

Odderøya is an island and neighbourhood in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. The 170-acre island lies immediately to the south of the city centre of Kristiansand and it is connected to the mainland by four bridges. The island creates a natural division between the eastern and western parts of the port of Kristiansand.

Kilden Performing Arts Centre8.14km from Oksøy Lighthouse

Kilden Performing Arts Centre is a theater and concert hall on Odderøya in Kristiansand, Norway. It houses Kilden Teater, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Sør in a joint project never previously embarked upon. There is room for a variety of concerts and other forms of cultural expression.

Bystranda8.63km from Oksøy Lighthouse

A beautiful beach located in the heart of Agder and which is famous among the tourists. there are seating areas, bathrobes stairs, sand volleyball court, skate ramp, playground, and restrooms and so more. Close to Bystranda is the indoor water park Aquarama.

Where is Oksøy Lighthouse

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Agder is a county and historical district of Norway in the southernmost region of Norway. The name Agder is older than the Norwegian language. Its meaning is not known.