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Kristiansand Tourist Information

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Address: Raadhusgata 18, Kristiansand 4611, Norway
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+47 38 07 50 00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:30

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Kristiansand Tourist Information. Our mission is to be a host for our visitors, apply good information and handle the cruise ships visiting Kristiansand.

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Kristiansand Tourist Information

We visited the Tourist Information to plan a trip for our one full day in Kristiansand. It transpires that after 15th August, some of the attractions shut down as the summer is... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2015
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seacoast, nh
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130 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I am travelling to Kristiansand to see family church and graves and maybe find the house they lived in during ww2. I have only pictures to by. I identified the church as the Oddernes kirke, but could not find bus information to get there. I received a reply on what bus to take and where to get it, plus some... More 

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Demanovska Dolina, Slovakia
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33 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

very nice personal, with willingness even to help with practical things as charging notebook ...... :)

Thank Juraj K
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for information on where we could go bouldering. Although they had not heard of it they rang some other offices and came up with all the information we could want. They even printed out maps and itineraries for us. They were happy to converse in English and made us feel very welcome

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Hamburg, Germany
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

If you would like to have good service and be taken well are off in Kristiansand during your stay, visit this tourist office!

Thank belgiumtraveller2016
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We visited the Tourist Information to plan a trip for our one full day in Kristiansand. It transpires that after 15th August, some of the attractions shut down as the summer is deemed to be over and the kids go back to school. The staff at the tourist information were as helpful as they could be but there was not... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Kristiansand is a scenic southern tip of Norway. It is a summer green city surrounded by fjords perfect for sailing/fishing or other holiday spot beside being the country's business and cultural centre. It is well known that the number of sunshine days here is the most among all Norwegian cities and so the local people also like to come here... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2014

Visited Kristiansand by cruise as our final port and to be honest after seeing such beautiful villages at our other ports were somewhat disappointed on arriving here. Initially it seemed quite pretty with the charming bridges, walkways and scented flowers but when you venture into the centre it is just like any other city - plenty of shops all of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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118 reviews
64 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

We didn't actually visit the Info Center, but we used the on-line site extensively. We loved the information boards posted throughout the city. We were there on a sunny day, so followed the "recommended walking route" and were simply amazed by the beautiful natural and historic sites along the way. The boards explained historical and fun facts and kept us... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We arrived at Kristiansand by Cruise ship and did a day tour of the Town and surrounding area. The township has a population of around 85000 and student population of 8000 according to our guide. Norway is sparsely populated with 5 million people. Kristiansand was founded by the King of Denmark of the same name (Kristian, in the 17th Century.... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
68 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

A very pretty little fishing village with cobbled streets and a rustic charm! The marina has a boardwalk and is surrounded by small bridges restaurants and shops. The historical area of Posebyen is a 'listed' area of original white wooden houses giving the town real character. In the town centre, the beautiful Kristiansand Cathedral (3rd largest in Norway) is surrounded... More 

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