Alesund is a coastal town located in western Norway. Visitors often compare Alesund with Bergen as it is equally beautiful. Alesund is the largest hub for cod-fishing fleet in the country. The city offers Muslim-friendly facilities and is a great place to enjoy a family vacation. The town center is quite densely packed and a number of residents of Alesund have inhabited the surrounding peninsulas and islands. The city offers excellent views of the surrounding fjords. There are also numerous opportunities for hiking and fishing around Alesund.
Alesund is a beautiful town that offers visitors with interesting and beautiful views of the fjords and the surroundings. Alesund occupies seven surrounding islands and there are some wonderful attractions in the city. Most of the attractions of Alesund are located around the city center. The Atlantic Sea Park is one of the best attractions in Alesund and there is a special bus that travels between the city and the Atlantic Sea Park.
The Aalesunds Museum offers visitors with a peek into the history and heritage of the area. A walk around the town will allow visitors to get a good view of the Art Nouveau architecture. The Art Nouveau Centre is a wonderful place to get an insight into the exclusive style. The city park also makes a great place to see; visitors can take a walk up the Fjellstua and enjoy views of the surrounding fjords and natural scenery.
The town center is dotted with numerous shops especially the area near the city hall and the Aalesunds Storsenter.
Alesund is served by the Alesund Airport. From the airport visitors can take buses, airport shuttles and taxis to reach the city.
There are a few Muslim-friendly restaurants in Alesund, Agra Indisk Restaurant Alesund serves vegetarian dishes.
There is a mosque in Alesund, the Alesund Jamii Islamic Center.