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Hell is a village in Norway.
While there's very little to see there, except for an annual blues festival in September, it's always fun to get a picture of yourself outside Gods Expedition (freight forwarding office). A great climbing site can be found.
The name Hell stems from the Old Norse word hellir, which means "overhang", "cliff cave". The Norwegian word hell can also mean "luck". The Old Norse word Hel is the same as today's English Hell, and as a proper noun, Hel was the ruler of Hel. In modern Norwegian the word for hell is helvete
Hell is adjacent to Trondheim Airport, flights operated from major Norwegian cities and towns, International flights are available from Amsterdam, London (Stansted), Stockholm, Copenhagen, Dubrovnik, Prague, Malaga & Nice.
Hell is on the train line to Trondheim.
Climbing. Guide can be found in Trondheim
Among English-speaking tourists, popular postcards depict the station with a heavy frost on the ground, making a visual joke about "Hell frozen over." Temperatures in Hell can reach -20 °C during winter.