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Slegghaugan

Slegghaugan, Roros 7374, Norway
+47 72 41 00 00
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Great views of Røros!

Slegghaugan is definitely worth a visit. The views from the top of the slag heaps are amazing! To... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
7ContinentsExplored
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Good view - and history

Quite central hills with good views. We went here as a part of the guided city walk (recommended... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
annasen2016
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Slag is a by-product of copper smelting. Slegghaugan stand as large mountains that are a testament to the huge amount of activity that has taken place over 333 years. If you climb to the top of Slegghaugan, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Mining-Town. Very close to Slegghaugan is Sleggveien, also referred to as Pippi Street. An episode of Pippi Long Stocking was filmed here.
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Slegghaugan, Roros 7374, Norway
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+47 72 41 00 00
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Slegghaugan is definitely worth a visit. The views from the top of the slag heaps are amazing! To think that these piles have been here for generations and are now a protected UNESCO world heritage site is pretty incredible!

Thank 7ContinentsExplored
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Quite central hills with good views. We went here as a part of the guided city walk (recommended), and by ourselves. Scenic river close by. That is why the city was founded here and not closer to the mines - the water energy of the...More

Thank annasen2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went to Roroos and we drove past these big black piles of rocks with some snow on them. There was a museum but it was shut, so we didn't find out what it was all about. But it was a weird site, you don't...More

Thank Maxiswilde
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The big slag heaps dominated a portion of the town of Røros. The heaps, the small cotttages, the smelting factory are protected by UNESCO - very interesting how the rest of the town surrounds the area and yet seems to complement it. Climb up onto...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

In addition to the great views, it is starkly attractive on its own. The various bits of slag under your feet have fascinating shapes and sheens. The faint odor reminds you that you are standing on top of three hundred years of mining detritus.

1  Thank Carl B
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Walking in the small town of Røros, one can't miss they'll mining dumps Slegghaugan, located in the upper parts of the town. Take a walk there and also into some of the small houses in the vicinity that used to hold a family and their...More

Thank Siri S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

take a walk to slegghaugan and see the sun sett over the old town of Røros. Recommendable. You will get some very nice pictures!

Thank TorgeirP361
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I recommend to walk and climb to the highest point of Slegghaugan, and you will see fantastic view surrounding Røros. The walk is easy.

1  Thank Dian H
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Visiting a crisp and sunny winter day, we had a lovely view. It is only a short walk from the main street, and really worth the overview of Røros.

Thank Torunska
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Slegghaugan is among my favourites in Røros. Just across the brigde from Smelthytta you can climb them and on top it gives you a great view. Fun for the children.

Thank Håvard T
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