travel42 Port Guide: Tromso

Tromso travel42 Port of Call Guide

Tromso, Norway, a former whaling station 720 mi/1,160 km north of Oslo, has a population of more than 60,000, making it the largest city above the Arctic Circle. (It also has the world's northernmost university.)

With an active cultural scene and buzzing nightlife, Tromso is sometimes referred to as "the Paris of the North."

The main attraction in town is a historical museum that houses the largest exhibition on Sami culture in the world, as well as excellent exhibits on Arctic exploration....

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