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Kristiansand is an important city in southern Norway. Kristiansand is often called as the topmost holiday resort of Norway. During the summer months the city gets crowded because of its fantastic seaside location and wonderful resorts. Kristian...more

Kristiansand, Norway

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Kristiansand is an important city in southern Norway. Kristiansand is often called as the topmost holiday resort of Norway. During the summer months the city gets crowded because of its fantastic seaside location and wonderful resorts. Kristiansand is also the cultural and commercial capital of southern Norway. The city is surrounded by fjords and sea giving visitors favorable opportunities to enjoy a variety of water sports. There are a few Muslim-friendly facilities available in Kristiansand.

Kristiansand is a beautiful city located along the southern coast of Norway. The city features a variety of attractions and a pretty beach where visitors can relax and have fun. The waters around Kristiansand are excellent for swimming, fishing and enjoying a variety of water sports. There are also a number of beautiful parks and amusement parks where visitors can spend some fun times. The Boardwalk along the sea coast takes visitors to some wonderful parks. 

The old town area of Posebyen is a peaceful area where visitors can walk around and enjoy a peek into history. There are also some good museums in Kristiansand like the Kristiansand Cannon Museum and the Agder Natural History Museum. The Vest-Agder Museum Kristiansand is an open-air museum and a must-visit destination in the city. The Sorlandet's Art Museum is an art gallery that features impressive art exhibits. There are several forest areas around Kristiansand where visitors can spend time around greenery.

Kristiansand has a great shopping scene. The Markens gate is one of the main shopping destinations in the city. The street is lined with several shops selling different items. The Sorlandssenteret and the Amfi Vagsbygd are some wel-known shopping centers in the city.

Nearby Airports

Kristiansand is served by the Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik. The airport is located about 12 km from the city center. The airport is connected by buses and taxis to the city. There is also an airport bus that runs regularly from the airport to the city. The Bystranda beach is a wonderful stretch of sand.

Halal Restaurants

There are a few Muslim-friendly restaurants in Kristiansand. The Lille Istanbul offers halal food in Kristiansand and Tilstede mat og mer offers a variety of vegetarian dishes.

Mosques

There is a mosque in Kristiansand, the Muslims Union i Agder on Festningsgt.

Things to Do and See in Kristiansand

  • The boardwalk  
  • Posebyen  
  • Ravnedalen  
  • Myren Mansion  
  • Kristiansand Cannon Museum  
  • Agder Natural History Museum   
  • Vest-Agder Museum Kristiansand  
  • Botanical Garden   
  • Gimle Gard  
  • Sørlandet's Art Museum  
  • Baneheia forest area  
  • Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park  
  • Bystranda beach  
  • Badelandet waterpark
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