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Reviewed 23 January 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Tourist offices are always a good place to visit for local information this one only got three... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Doug R
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23 Jan 2018
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13 Nov 2017
“Tourist information”
The municipality borders both Russia and Finland. Geographically, we are as far east as St. Petersburg and Cairo! Russian signposts, Finnish language, Sami culture and the Barents Sea. There is so much to experience here in Kirkenes, you will go...more
Dr. Wessels gate 9, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
+47 78 99 50 80
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you are seeing this, we would love to contact you but your website link doesn't work and there is no email address.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Tourist offices are always a good place to visit for local information this one only got three stars as they we not that helpful compared to others. Spoke good English. In their defence it was the cross over to winter and the weather had caused...More

1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This office was very helpful and people redy to hlep with a good service, excursions can be booked also from different operators to reasonable prices

4  Thank HeinzHeld
Reviewed 5 July 2016

On a short stop, it was really useful to pick up maps and get advice on what to do. Also help with booking a boat trip to the Russian border.

Thank Localresident105
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Sorry but Street Map and the local sigage all pointed to an older location. Did see the library, largest in Scandinavia is suggested, a result of the large number of books donated after the war.

Thank tom g
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

As of 23 Dec the Kirkenes Tourist Center has closed down. In its place is an asian food supermarket. Anyone coming to Kirkenes can get your souveniers from the convenience store - Narvesen - or at the Kirkenes Airport. Tourist information be can obtained from...More

1  Thank Edmund K
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The richest tourism bureau containing information not only about Finnmark and the North of Norway but also on the bordering countries of Russia and Finland as well as the Sami region of Lapland (in between).

Thank Eliana v
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

In this shop You will find the highest number of Souvenirs associated with Norway and Kirkenes. Magnets, maps, hats, clothing and much more. Unlikely to leave empty-handed. Despite the fact that working day was to 17.00, I was served at 17.30. The staff is fluent...More

3  Thank Aleksei_Romakhov
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Tried to visit but despite there being a man inside the door was locked. Lots of local items for sale in the large shopfront area but no access. Very disappointing.

1  Thank Roznco
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Based on some fairly positive TripAdvisor reviews, we visited the "Kirkenes Tourist Office," only to find a souvenier and tourist clothing shop, and no tourist information! They want to make a sale, but not provide information...

3  Thank DSNAustin
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