Halden Travel Guide

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    Brekke Sluser

    by gubbi1 Written Apr 29, 2012

    Brekke Sluices are ideal for a short stop. You can walk to the sluices and take the stair along them. It is impressive to see so many single sluices attached to eachother forming a huge cascade. The sluices are Northern Europes highest!

    The facts:
    Built from 1921 to 1924
    Height of Sluices: 26.6 meter
    Length of Sluices: 30 meter
    Width: 7.4 meter
    Volume: 2500 kubikmeter

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    • Historical Travel
    • Sailing and Boating

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    Fredriksten Festning

    by gubbi1 Written Apr 29, 2012

    The fortifications are located quite high above town on a strategic position. It was in 1660 that King Frederik III. of Denmark and Norway gave the order to build the fortifications as a protection against the troops of the neighboring Sweden. It took 40 years to finish the construction which was planned by the Dutch Willem Coucheron. The Fredriksten Festning was never captured.

    Opening times
    Halden Historical Collections are open from 18 May until 31 August: 10:00 – 17:00.
    The fortress grounds are open day and night.

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    • Architecture

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    Rock festival Wig Wam

    by katsiarz Written Mar 23, 2006

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    It is really amazing that Halden is famous for being a rock town. Why?

    Have you heard about Wig Wam- rock band from Norway? They had played in Halden for some years before they became the 4 th at Euro vision 2005.

    There are many local bands here. And there is a possibility that some of them will become rock stars in the future.
    Many norvegians and germans are coming to Halden in order to visit Rock Festival at summer.

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Halden Hotels

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  • Grand Hotel

    Jernbanetorget 1, Halden, Norway

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Thon Hotel Halden

    Langbrygga 1, Halden, 1767, Norway

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Park Hotel Halden

    Marcus Thranes Gt 30, HALDEN, 1776, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Svinesundsparken Motell

    Svinesundsparken 1, Halden, 1789, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • HI Halden Hostel

    Flintveien, P.B 604, Halden, 1785, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Fredrikshald Hotel

    Ohmesplass 3, Halden, 1767, Norway

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