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War hero

The statue is a heartwarming tribute to all of the invisible parties in the war, in this case to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peppi T
via mobile
Dog statue

Right outside the tourist information office but was no big deal a small far as I could see. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony S
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bernard dog” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Fiskeriveien, Honningsvag, Norway
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"bernard dog"
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"gift shop"
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"hurtigruten ship"
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"during wwii"
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"st bernard"
in 2 reviews
"best friend"
in 2 reviews
"life size"
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"harbour master"
in 2 reviews
"bus pass"
in 2 reviews
"tourist office"
in 2 reviews
"scotland"
in 10 reviews
"hero"
in 7 reviews
"navy"
in 7 reviews
"monroe"
in 8 reviews
"exploits"
in 4 reviews
"lives"
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"sailors"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The statue is a heartwarming tribute to all of the invisible parties in the war, in this case to the canine type. The statue has a nice feeling about it and our dogs felt a kinship with it :) The story itself remains a bit...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Right outside the tourist information office but was no big deal a small far as I could see. I didn’t even stop to read what it was all about

Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bamse statue is outside a Souvenir shop in Honningsvag in Norway, you must read his story the get the meaning of his exploits in the Norwegian Navy in WW11 there is another statue in Montrose Scotland. You can't miss him when you get off a...More

Thank Lee S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, cute bronze statue outside the gift shop with an explanation of how this dog helped in WWII in Scotland..nice spot to take pictures with this dog if you are in to that.

Thank Lakecomo15
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue is cute, but the history of the dog Bamse is fun to know about. He was in the Norwegian Navy during WWII and was a beloved animal by everyone. He did some cool things too. You can read about him online, just Google...More

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come from Scotland so wanted to see Bamse statue here after seeing the one in Montrose. The book actually inspired us to book a trip to Northern Norway! Great souvenir shop behind statue. Great town to have a walk around

Thank liz c
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a nice bronze statue outside the gift shop with an explanation of how the dog helped in WWII in scotland; nice story. he is now buried in montrose, scotland

1  Thank mafmeijer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got off the cruise ship and there is Bamse, right in front of the gift shop, complete with a board for you to read to history of a very special St Bernard. The statue is life size, I'd say and has a very moving...More

Thank dad414
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We left our local cruise ferry , the statue stands in front of the shops , for everyone too see. He looked very majestic stood in the snowy harbour for everyone too see .

Thank gothicwax
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We came across Bamse when our Hurtigruten ship docked in Honningsvag, I did not know anything about Bamse sad to say until I read the history and what a history. Just a little snippet below. Bamse, the huge St. Bernard dog lived during the 2nd...More

1  Thank 792Carol_H
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