Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites


(June 20-25, 2006)

Gabi Haindl

Rosenhöhe Darmstadt

Hans Hagen


Skien, Telemark, Norway

21st of June 2006 - 1:30 pm

Loading panorama viewer ...

© 2006 Hans Hagen, All Rights Reserved.

Directly above Skien town centre is the beautiful Brekkeparken park and the Telemark Fylkemuseum. Brekkeparken is an old landscaped park laid out in the English style by cabinet minister Nils Aall in about 1815. It is difficult to find anywhere with a more harmonious blend of urban and rural than the Brekkeparken. In the park the paths, ponds and flower beds create a beautiful background to the other attractions such as the Fylkemuseet with its various collections. The centrepiece of the museum is the old Søndre Brekke manor house which dates from about 1810 while the open-air museum, with buildings from different parts of Telemark, occupies other parts of the park. The entrance ticket is valid for both the park and the museum. Join a guided tour of the museum, which takes you past examples of Telemark folk art, wander through an exhibition of the history of fashion and style, from Baroque to Empire, visit Henrik Ibsen in private or see some maritime history and church art. To relive the past, pay a visit to the old shop, the old tea-rooms or the old post office in the park.

Europe / Norway

Lat: 59° 12' 36" N
Long: 9° 37' 2" E

Elevation: 188 ft

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

Hardware: Canon 20D - Sigma 8mm - handheld. Sofware: Aperture 1.0 -> Photoshop CS2 -> PTMac 4 -> CubicConverter

PLEASE RESPECT THE ARTIST’S WORK. All images are copyright by the individual photographers, unless stated otherwise. Use in any way other than viewing on this web site is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the individual photographer. If you're interested in using a panorama, be it for non-profit or commercial purposes, please contact the individual photographer. The WWP can neither negotiate for, nor speak on behalf of its participants. The overall site is copyright by the World Wide Panorama Foundation, a California Public Benefit Corporation. Webdesign © by Martin Geier www.geiervisuell.com