Numedalslågen River, Kongsberg.
Kongsberg  is a town in Buskerud. Kongberg was founded in 1624, after silver was discovered in the hills. The danish-norwegian king recruited german miners to the mines. As result Kongsberg in the 17th century was a "german" town. Which was the second largest in Norway, only rivaled by Bergen. The mining ceased in 1957. Kongsberg today is a centre for high-tech industry. Kongsberg also host the norwegian mint, and all norwegian coins since 1686 is produced in Kongsberg.
Oslo Airport Gardermoen  (IATA: OSL)Driving distance: about two hour.
Sandefjord Airport Torp  (IATA: TRF)
Trains between Oslo and Kristiansand passes Kongsberg. There is 23 trains a day between Oslo and Kongsberg.
"Timekspressen" Bus between Oslo and Notodden passes Kongsberg, every hour, every day.
Kongsberg is situated on the E134 highway. Driving distance from Oslo is about 1 hour and 15 minutes. E134 continues in westward to Notodden, and over the mountain to Haugesund. Or road 40 towards Geilo.
Kongsberg is a compact town. So it is possible to walk. Kongsberg also have many cycling paths.
Entrance to the Silver Mines.
- Sølvgruvene (Silvermines), Saggrenda (Situated 8 km west of the town.), (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Guided tours in the old mines. A train brings the visitors 2300 metres into he mountain. Adult:140 kr, Students and seniors: 100 kr, Children: 80 kr. edit
- Norsk Bergverksmuseum (Mining Museum), Hytte gate 3, ☎ +47 32723200 (email@example.com), . 18 May-31 Aug: Daily 10AM-5PM, 1 Sep-16 May: Tu-F: Noon-3PM, Sa,Su: Noon-4PM. Adults: kr 70, Students: kr 50, Seniors: kr 50, Children: kr 20. edit
- Lågdalsmuseet. Has a collection of old houses, and old things. Showing how life was in the town in old times. Adults: 40 kr, Children: 10 kr. edit
- Barolo, Storgaten 2, ☎ +47 93094444. Italian. edit
- Big Horn Steakhouse, Thornesvei 4, ☎ +47 32723060 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +47 32723063). M-Th: 4PM-10PM, F: 4PM-11PM, Sa: 3PM-11PM, Su: 3PM-10PM. Steak restuarant with view of the river. edit
- Kongs Kina Resturant, Nymoens Torg 18, ☎ +47 32733695. Chinese. edit
- Peppes Pizza, Nymoens torg 2, ☎ +47 22225555. edit
- Restaurant Fryd, Christian Augusts gate 2 (At Quality Hotel Grand), ☎ +47 32772800. edit
- Spicy Continental Restaurant, Storgata 6, ☎ +47 32722525 (email@example.com). M-Th: 3PM-10PM, F,Sa: 3PM-2AM, Su: 3PM-10PM. Indian, thai and chinese cousine. edit
- Krags Møteplass, Storgata 10, ☎ +47 32734620. edit
- Privat Cafe og Bar, Storgata 4, ☎ +47 32724400. edit
- Kongsberg Vandrehjem Bergmannen, Vinjes gate 1, ☎ +47 32732024. edit
- Best Western Gyldenløve Hotell, Hermann Foss gate 1, ☎ +47 32865800. edit
- Quality Grand Hotell, Christian Augusts gate 2, ☎ +47 32772800. edit
- Kongsberg Bibliotek (Kongsberg Libray), Christian Augusts gate 1, ☎ +47 32866850 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +47 32731276). Wireless internet for laptop and computers with intenet acess available. edit
- Numedal valley towards Geilo.
- Blefjell, great cross country skiing.
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