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Kristiansand

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Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. It is the fifth largest city in Norway and the municipality is the sixth largest in Norway, with a population of 88 598 as of June 2016. In addition to the city itself, Statistics Norway counts 4 other densely populated areas in the municipality: Skålevik in Flekkerøy with a population of 3,526 in the Vågsbygd borough, Strai with a population of 1,636 in the Grim borough, Justvik with a population of 1,803 in the Lund borough, and Tveit with a population of 1,396 in the Oddernes borough. Kristiansand is divided into five boroughs: Grim, which is located northwest in Kristiansand with a population of 15,000; Kvadraturen, which is the centre and downtown Kristiansand with a population of 5,200; Lund, the second largest borough; Oddernes, a borough located in the west; and Vågsbygd, the largest borough with a population of 36,000, located in the southwest.Kristiansand is connected with four main roads: European Route E18 from Oslo, Aust-Agder and covers the eastern part of Kristiansand; European route E39 from Stavanger, Flekkefjord and the coast towns and villages in Vest-Agder; Norwegian National Road 9 from Evje, Setesdal and Grim; and Norwegian National Road 41 from Telemark, northern Aust-Agder, Birkeland, Tveit and the airport Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik. Varodd Bridge is a large bridge and a part of E18, which stretches over Topdalsfjorden.
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Zoo
Dyreparken
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Duration: 8 hours
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Biking Trail
Baneheia
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Ravnedalen Naturpark
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Island
Odderoya
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Kristiansand

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Military Museum
Kristiansand Cannon Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Kristiansand Museum
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Gimle Gard
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Arkivet - Gestapos hovedkvarter
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Kristiansand

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Religious Site
Kristiansand Domkirke
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Christiansholm Festning
3.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Oddernes Church
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Church
Som Church
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Kristiansand

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Lighthouse
Lindesnes Fyr Spangereid
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Hiking Trail
Hove and Spornes Arendal
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Children’s Museum
Vitensenteret Sorlandet Arendal Arendal
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Sjosanden Mandal
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Kristiansand

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Jegersberg HIking Trail
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Ansgarkapellet
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, University of Agder
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Outdoor Activity
Skjaergardsopplevelser Sor
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Kristiansand

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Water Park
Aquarama Bad
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Beach
Randoya
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Places to visit with Kristiansand