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Lovely story

Bamse can be found directly outside the tourist information office on the quayside in Honningsvag... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
LetsGoWherever
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Nice statue and story

The story behind the statue was touching. A quick stop is all it takes and it's right at the dock... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
LesL989
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Bamse can be found directly outside the tourist information office on the quayside in Honningsvag ~ great photo opportunity and lovely story about the famous Bamse

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LetsGoWherever
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

The story behind the statue was touching. A quick stop is all it takes and it's right at the dock where the cruise and ferry ships dock.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LesL989
Reviewed April 9, 2017

I had no idea how a dog could become a war hero. But I read the story while visiting the town and walking very early in the morning in the cold weather.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kostasf
Reviewed October 14, 2016

The statue of Bamse is a copy of the one in Montrose Scotland and is in honour of the dog who was brought as a puppy to Honningsvag, served with his master on board a Norwegian Navy minesweeper during WW11 and ended his life in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank LesleyJaniceG
Reviewed September 14, 2016

This statue is very intersting located down in the harbour close the the Hurtigruten wharf. Well worth a stroll to see!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Norway1944
Reviewed August 28, 2016

A very interesting story about the very faithful Bamse written on an nearby plaque with a surprising link to Montrose in Scotland

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RichardB5907
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Didn't know anything about this story before our visit. As dog lovers we enjoyed hearing all about this. The statue is in a central location.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank CriticCasual
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The statue of Bamse is one of the first things to greet you when you visit Honningsvag by cruise ship. Behind it is the story of Bamse and why the statue is there. Even the hardest of people would have a tear when you read...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank amazonlady1
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Bamse statue is statue of a dog but the story attached to this dog is very touching. It is your opportunity to take picture of this brave dog.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank yossinir123
Reviewed August 1, 2016

This statue is right outside the tourist center and museum and commemorates the life of a heroic dog that served with Norwegian forces during WWII. He is credited with saving the lives of several sailors and was granted his own bus pass so he could...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Dhahran1980
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