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Facts

Joik

Joik

Joik is the traditional Sami chant. This vocal and musical form of expression is one of the oldest Sami traditions. Joik conveys feelings of people, animals or places. Most joiks of the Sami living in northern areas are personal i.e. they belong to one...

Midnattsol

The Midnight sun is a beautiful phenomenon that makes the days and nights bright, these bright times is needed after months with darkness. With midnight sun it means that the sun does not “go down” during the night, the sun turns back up just by the...

Nordlys

Nordlys

The stunning natural phenomenon in our sky is the northern lights or guovssahas as it is called in Sami. Guovssahas is literally translated as ‘the light that can be heard’

Reinsdyr

Reinsdyr

Summer is a time of preparation for all arctic animals, including reindeer. Both does (female reindeer) and bucks (male reindeer) carry antlers and shed them every year. New antlers grow from May until they are full-grown in September; fur is then shed...

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....

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....