Experience the Arctic in the micro metropolis on 70 degrees north. Hammerfest is the northernmost town in the world and the gate to the Barents Sea. Here we have an active urban community, a lot of culture, beautiful nature and activities for tourists. Welcome!
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. The Polar Bear Society. You can become member of the Polar Bear Society. Membership and Annual Meeting.
Photo: Ziggy Wantuch. Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms.
The Struve Geodetic Arc. UNESCO World Heritage list. Meridian Column.
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. Hammerfest Church. The Protestant Church of Hammerfest by architect Hans Magnus, 1961.
Zigzag Path to Mount Salen. Viewpoint Salen. Panoramic view of Hammerfest.
Statue of Adolf Henrik Lindstrøm. Polar chef. www.polarkokken.no.
The Music Pavillion is a little treasure in the town center. It was crafted by the local artist couple Eva and Knut Arnesen. Hammerfest got this pavillion to the towns 200. anniversary in the year of 1989.
Skansen in Hammerfest is near Meridian Column. Old barracks, boathous and oil house.
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. Mikkelgammen Sami Camp. Sami restaurant and cultural education venue. Sami culture.
St. Michael's Church in Hammerfest is the northernmost Catholic Church in the world.
Photo: Ziggi Wantuch. The Energy House in Hammerfest is a place for education, exhibitions, seminars and meetings and experiences related to energy, technology and the environment.
Chase the Northern Lights. Good places to watch the northern lights.