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Karljohansvern

3183 Horten, Norway

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About Karljohansvern

A national fortification which is surrounded by protected nature and the Oslofjord. Karljohansvern was the Norwegian Navy's main base and is a magnificent military-historical cultural area.  There is also a great museum and recreation area.



Attractions near Karljohansvern

Royal Norwegian Navy Museum0.6km from Karljohansvern

The navy museum was founded in 1853 and has been in the old magazine on Karljohansvern since 1864. The "old department" is somewhat retained, but the museum has later grown to more than 2000 sqm, rich in information and close proximity to the many models and objects.  Outside the museum, you can enter a submarine on land or an MTB on the sea.

The Borre Mounds4.53km from Karljohansvern

Borre mound cemetery forms part of the Borre National Park at Horten in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway.[2][3] It is the largest burial mound site in Northern Europe.It is home to seven large and 21 smaller burial mounds.

Slottsfjelltårnet17.41km from Karljohansvern

Slottsfjellet is Tønsberg's most striking landmark. The tower was completed in 1888 in connection with the city's 1000th anniversary. The tower is 17 meters high and has a fantastic view from the top. Inside the tower is the cross from St. Mary's Church, bricks found by the ruins, and an exhibition. Cato Enger's bronze model of old Tønsberg Castrum Tunsbergis stands outside the tower.

Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum17.75km from Karljohansvern

In Haugar Art Museum, right in the heart of Tønsberg, you can experience great art in the permanent and current exhibitions. However, the museums also have different exhibitions throughout the year, which means its worth visiting more than ones.

Ramme Gaard22.7km from Karljohansvern

Ramme Gaard is an organic farm and country estate, located in Viken, Norway. It is developed as a working farm on organic principles from its inception, the Baroque garden which is open to the public features sculptures, ponds, fountains, and cascades.

Bolærne22.85km from Karljohansvern

Bolærne is an archipelago in the outer part of Oslofjord, in the municipality Nøtterøy in Vestfold, Norway. The islands have a total land area of 2.6 km². The largest island, Mellom Bolæren, covers 1.1 km². The easternmost island is Østre Bolæren. The islands have been inhabited by fishermen from the 16th century. There was a coastal fortress from 1916 to 2002. The archipelago is included in the Færder National Park, which was established in 2013.

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Vestfold of Telemark is a southernmost county in Eastern Norway, known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches.