Main Attractions and Sights in Drammen

At Vestfossen, Kunstlaboratorium you can see the globally recognized display of contemporary art. The art exhibits here are from around the world.

Bragernes Torg or Bragernes Square is the town square which is one of biggest town squares in Europe. Here you will find a market, clubs and pubs. It is because of these that the town center is the central point of the city.

Drammen Museum is a town museum with various exhibits like folk art, church art, Baroque silver, Nomskstetangen glass, urban furnishings, interiors etc.

Built in the new renaissance style which adds to the architectural beauty of the building, Drammen Theater is a good place to watch the best of the performing arts.

The city is divided into two parts by the river and there is an old city bridge and a new Ypsilon bridge, connecting the two parts. Walking along the river is very popular because of the scenic view one gets. Ypsilon Bridge is a cable-stayed pedestrian bridge over Drammenselva. It connects Bragernes and Stromskmsomsk. It is named so because of its special y-shaped form.

The city library, popular concert houses, university and a number of shops are situated in a pleasant area called the Union Brygge.

Galleri Athene is one of the largest private galleries in the country. The huge collection of art exhibits displayed is from various artists, well known artists and other novice artists.

The Gulskogen Manor has the original furnishings belonging to the Arbo family and several paintings by Peter Nikolai. You can spot peacocks and other animals, in the Gulskogen Park. The maze here makes the park more fascinating.

Ideal for family, Drammen Water Park is the largest water park in the country.

Bragernes Kirke or the Bragernes Church is an example of neo-Gothic style and is famous for its altarpiece. Skoger Old Church is a church from the middle Ages, made of stone. Built between 1200 and 1220, the church is one of the oldest buildings in Drammen.

Union Scene is a cultural hall which serves as venue for different events like multicultural events, rock concerts, theatre performances, music teaching and conferences.

Spiralen is a tunnel built like a corkscrew, in the hills. Accessing the hills above Drammen becomes easy through Spiralen. Spiralen is also an excellent starting point for various outdoor activities like hiking or cross-country skiing. Once on the top (Spiraltoppen), you are rewarded with a splendid view of the city and its surroundings.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love walking around enjoying the beauty of nature on the various walking trails in the hills.

There a number of skiing slopes at Drammen skisenter that you can enjoy.

Outside the City
Experience the thrill of gorge jumping at picturesque Kjomsksterudjuvet which is just 10 minutes from Drammen.

Take your children to one of the open farms where they can ride around or play in hay. Sand Farm in Hurum has many animals like hens, pigs, sheep, rabbits, ducks, horses, turkeys and cats.

Visit Haugiani Glass in Ovre Eiker. Here, you can learn all about making glass and buy directly from the artists.

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