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Activities and Attractions

Activities and Attractions

Karasjok offers fantastic opportunities for those who want to experience culture, activities and breathtaking scenery. You will find major attractions in the heartland of Sápmi and we always welcome your visit. Welcome to unforgettable experiences in Karasjok!

Karasjok Gamle Kirke

Karasjok Gamle Kirke

This is Finnmark’s oldest wooden church from 1807. It was the only building standing in Karasjok after World War II. The church has been chosen as one of Karasjok’s millennium sites.

Knivsmed Strømeng

Knivsmed Strømeng

This is a family company manufacturing traditional Sámi knives. According to the family tradition that goes five generations back all knives are hand-made. Knife maker Strømeng welcomes both groups and individuals to take a guided tour.

Nordlyssafari til Haldetoppen

Nordlyssafari til Haldetoppen

As far up from the River Karasjoka as you can hear a dog barking is the Haldecohkka (the Halde top). From this holy mountain you have a 360 degree view of the sky and a perfect place to experience the magical northern light.

Sametinget

Sametinget

The Norwegian Sámi parliament is an elected institution of the Sámi people with its seat in Karasjok. The new parliament building was officially opened in the Autumn of 2000. Its unique architectural style alone makes this attraction worth visiting....

Samisk senter for samtidskunst

Samisk senter for samtidskunst

Sami Dáiddaguovddáš / Sami Centre for Contemporary Art (SDG) is an international center for contemporary art. SDG is a prolific, respected and widely visible in contemporary art arena. SDG supports and disseminates Sami arts, crafts and dáiddaduodji...

Sápmi Park

Welcome to the Sápmi Park!

Sápmi Park is a sami cultural park in the heart of Karasjok, the village of Samis and reindeer herders.

Siida

Siida

In the middle of the Sami cultural park you can find a summer siida (dwelling) and a winter siida. The dwellings are built in the traditional way. They demonstrate how the reindeer Sami lived, either in a lavvo (the Sami tent) or in turf huts. A...

Stálubákti - åndenes fjell

Stálubákti - åndenes fjell

Stálubákti - Mountain of the Spirits is a unique film show. A noaidi, an old shaman, tells a story of the Sami pre-Christian beliefs about creation, life and death and how it is all connected.

Tourist information

Tourist information

Welcome to the touristinformation in Karasjok!

The touristinformation is located in Sápmi Park. Here you will get general information about Karasjok, the muncipality and the area and entrance tickets to Sápmi Park and the magical theatre....

Turgleder

Turgleder

The howling wind or the sound of silence, it`s the wilderness that calls!
Have you ever considered doing something "wild and challenging"? Maybe it`s already your habit? Even if it is not, we offer an opportunity for...