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Vardo: Pomors, Radars and Witches in the Far North Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Pass By: The Pomor Museum, Kaigata 2, Vardo 9950 Norway

The word Pomor is Russian and means "those who live by the sea". It refers to the Russians who lived by the White Sea, and sailed to Norway in the summer season to fish and trade with Norwegians. Pomor trading began in Finnmark around the 1700s. Vardø is called "The capital of Pomor".

Pass By: Steilneset Memorial, Steilneset, Vardo 9950 Norway

The Steilneset Memorial commemorates the trial and execution of 91 people for witchcraft. The memorial was designed by artist Louise Bourgeois and architect Peter Zumthor, and opened in 2011.

Pass By: Vardoehus Fortress, Per Larssens Gate, Vardo 9950 Norway

Vardøhus Fortress was built between 1733 and 1739, and remains almost in its original form. The fortress site forms an eight-point star, protecting many buildings within the walls. Vardøhus saw no military action until the Second World War. During the war, the fortress was used as an anti-aircraft site and POW camp before the German occupation.

Pass By: Hornoya, Kaigata 26 A, Vardo 9950 Norway

Hornoya is the eastern most nature area in Norway. Here you can go aground and experience ample bird life at close quarters.
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Departure Point
NASTA Servicemekaniker, Kaigata 18B, 9950 Vardø, Norway
Duration
35m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to Vardø: Pomors, Radars and Witches in the Far North tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
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  • Smartphone
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Reviewed 5 May 2019

Nice way to experience the city of Vardø. VoiceMap gives you interesting and local information and history, and it worked perfectly.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lahelgen
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