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Dog Hero

I always love learning about dogs who perform great service, so it was a nice surprise to see this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
A nice surprise

A lovely honor to a dog that deserved it. A nice thing to come across as we were wandering the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Rollie J
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love learning about dogs who perform great service, so it was a nice surprise to see this statue and learn a little about Bamse, who "served" in World War II.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was so intrigued by the statue, I bought the book Sea Dog Bamse—World War II Canine Hero available in the Honningsvag museum, which also deserves a visit.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

A lovely honor to a dog that deserved it. A nice thing to come across as we were wandering the town of Honningsvag.

Thank Rollie J
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This amazing dog was a hero, I highly recommend reading about his deeds, which include immense loyalty and even saving lives. His statue is located in front of the souvenir shop in the port of Honningsvag.

1  Thank Isabel20091959
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is a stunning statue of a fearless, war hero dog. I had never heard about him before and was intrigued to read of his story and exploits in WW II. Makes a nice photo stop. He sits in front of a nice gift store...More

Thank alicerabbit
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The statue is a heartwarming tribute to all of the invisible parties in the war, in this case to the canine type. The statue has a nice feeling about it and our dogs felt a kinship with it :) The story itself remains a bit...More

Thank Peppi T
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Right outside the tourist information office but was no big deal a small far as I could see. I didn’t even stop to read what it was all about

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Bamse statue is outside a Souvenir shop in Honningsvag in Norway, you must read his story the get the meaning of his exploits in the Norwegian Navy in WW11 there is another statue in Montrose Scotland. You can't miss him when you get off a...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Nice, cute bronze statue outside the gift shop with an explanation of how this dog helped in WWII in Scotland..nice spot to take pictures with this dog if you are in to that.

Thank Lakecomo15
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The statue is cute, but the history of the dog Bamse is fun to know about. He was in the Norwegian Navy during WWII and was a beloved animal by everyone. He did some cool things too. You can read about him online, just Google...More

Thank Alan C
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