Clarion Hotel Ernst
Phone: (47) 38 12 86 00
Fax: (47) 38 02 03 07
Radhusgaten 2, Kristiansand, NO, 4664
- Phone: (47) 38 12 86 00
- Fax: (47) 38 02 03 07
This church attracts the visitors with the amazing 'neo-gothic' architectural pattern. A prominent place of worship in the city, Kristiansand Domkirke holds musical events also.
Walking along the water-front, the monument Christiansholm Festning will transplant visitors back in time. The fortress built in 1672 became the city's property when the British initiated an attack on the city. Today, the fort stands as a major venue for various community and cultural events. With views of pointed canons and a welcoming atmosphere, the fortress is much visited attraction. Call ahead for more details.
The culture and beauty of Norway is evident at this spectacular religious site, the Oddernes Kirke. Constructed in stone and wood, this parish church has an appealing charm and is a delight to discover. The renaissance styled interiors behold ancient frescoes along with the incredible altarpieces and the nave and choir which is dedicated to Saint Olav. The church reflects a touch of English beauty with artistic paintings of apostles and prophets governing its walls. Across the path of the church is an impressive ancient cemetery. All in all, the mesmerizing church in the picturesque courtyard is more than just a Christian worship house. Call ahead for more details.
The entire family will definitely enjoy Kristiansand Animal Park. The park provides entertainment for everyone, for those big and small, young and old. The animal park is divided into different areas like Africa and Northern wilderness, Tiger's kingdom, etc. boasting more than 500 animals. And at the amusement park you will find pirates, a water park, a Tivoli plus the famous three robbers: Kasper, Jesper and Jonathan from Kardemommeby. The Water Park is open from 11a-7p and is only open during the summer. A combined ticket (Water Park and Zoo) is available for a reduced price. Free parking is offered except during the summer. Dogs are not allowed inside the park but a dog kennel is offered during the visit. You are welcome to bring your own food.
Popular all over for its innovative and modern architecture, the Vennesla Library is a must visit if you happen to be in the area. Open since 2011, this public library was designed by Helen & Hard features beautiful and novel wooden arks that resemble a dinosaur skeleton. The building has been was awarded with the Statens byggeskikkpris, a prestigious award in 2012. Inside, the building houses a regular library that lends books, newspapers and has internet facilities as well.