Historical places in Larvik Comenius Be Globally Aware
The historical Larvik Created by Peder Ravn Jensen, Silje Marie Thorstensen, Sunniva Vold, Martine Lester Turøy
Larvik This is where Larvik is located in Norway
Mølen Mølen is a moraine from the ice age. Here you can find heaps of stones, and you can see big and small rock piles. The rock piles are viking graves. Photo: Ivar
Bøkeskogen/Beech wood This is the world’s nothern most natural occurance of beech trees. Photo: Ivar
Herregården Made of wood in baroque and rococo. Count Gyldenløve founded this residence in 1677. Photo: Ivar
Thor Heyerdahl A scientist and adventurer from Larvik. He is famous for his expeditions to Easter Island with his boat Kon Tiki. He also made other expeditions with boats called Ra and Tigris. Photo: Unknown
Kaupang Photo: Silje Marie Thorstensen This was one the first towns in Norway, founded by the Vikings 800 after Christ.
Discoveries from Kaupang At Kaupang they have found jewelries , coins and pearls in the viking graves.
Colin Archer and his boat Fram Fram was used by Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer, to the South Pole in 1910 -12. Photo: Unknown
Bøkkerfjellet In 1851, fire guards were placed on Bøkkerfjellet. From there they had a good view over the city. Photo: Ivar
Fritzøe Verk <ul><li>The Fritzøe-business` history goes all the way back to before Larvik was founded. The iron work was built in the 1640s. </li></ul>Photo: Unknown
Istrehågan Istrehågan is a ancient monument and an old sacrificial site. We presume that it was in use from 400 to 550 A.D, but the place is from 975 B.C.