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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Centre
“One of the biggest shopping malls in Norway. Free parking, bus terminal right outside and close to the airport. Jekta won the award for best shopping centre in Norway in 2016.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Fun to see the bearded seals being trained. Aquariums. Panoramic cinema. Gift shop.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Museum
“science center and museum that lets you experience northern nature, culture and history. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Museum
“Learn about the exciting story of risky arctic trapping and courageous polar expeditions. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Cross the Arctic circle in Santa Claus Village, activities and safaris, souvenir shops, Santas Main Post Office, cafes and restaurants. In winter time there is also a Muumi Snow Castle.”
  • 34 locals recommend
History Museum
“Great Viking museum - can get very busy in the season! The best time to visit is when they host the Viking Festival in the late summer.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant. Nili serves local artic food. I can recommend Traditional sautéed reindeer from Enontekiö. Because Nili is very popular, especially winter time, making reservation is highly recommended.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Museum
“Learn about the Aurora physics and myths, northern wildlife, Sami people and Polar explorers. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Church
“For people who are interested in history, religion and architecture. Build in 1965.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Park
“During the summer this is an excellent place to chill out and get some sun. Also possible to take a bath, or just take a small bbq. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The biggest shopping mall in Oulu. There is a big supermarket with lots of food options downstairs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Korundi House of Culture is the host for Lapland Chamber Orchestra, and Rovaniemi Art Museum.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Modern lounge coffee and restaurant in the centrum of Rovaniemi. Good food, coctails and artisan icecreams.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A stroll around the lake on the top of the island is perfect for couples, families etc. It´s takes around 30 minutes to walk around it, and is not challenging at all. During wintertime it´s a perfect place to spot the northern lights, or during the summer time ducks and other animals. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Church
“The Arctic Cathedral, one of Norway's most famous structures, and Tromsø's most revered building. A must-see.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Lodging
“The famous ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi is something you have to see here. Amazing art and designs, all made of Ice and snow from the Torne river. ”
  • 5 locals recommend