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Mesmerizing and dramatic experiences welcome you at Narvik, a large town of Nordland county. It remains one of the most exciting destinations for alpine skiing during winters and offers spellbinding views of the lofty mountains and scenic fjords. Those seeking some adventure can embark on a challenging trip on Harley Davidsons and explore the fascinating Arctic North. Narvik also remains a wonderful site for mountain biking and boasts of some amazing downhill slopes in Scandinavia. In 1940, several air ships and planes had been shot down in Narvik. Today, one can explore the wreck through wreck diving. Indeed, Narvik remains a paradise for history lovers and adventure seekers during winters and summers.
Located in Nordland county's Narvik municipality, Hartvikvatne is a picturesque lake covering an area of 2.3 square kilometers (0.89 square miles). The lake lies approximately 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) to the east of Bjerkvik village. To the lake's west end is the Elvegårdsmoen military camp. During World War II, many German air ships landed close to the lake owing to poor visibility and dense snow. Not all were in a state to be flown again and were permanently damaged. Some of these are on display at the museums in Norway and Germany.
Spread across an area of 2.29 square kilometers (0.88 square miles), Indre Sildvikvatnet is a quaint lake in Narvik. Lying to the southern end of the scenic Rombaken islet, the lake's waters are regulated through a dam. It supplies water to the nearby Sildvik power generation plant. During the last leg of Battle of Narvik, a defensive corridor was built by German marines between Sildviktinden and Sildvikvatnet counter Norwegian and Polish forces.
Located nearly 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) to the southeast of the quaint Beisfjord hamlet, Sealggajavri offers scenic vistas of the enveloping region. The lake covers an area of 4.38 square kilometers (1.69 square miles) and remains one of the most serene lagoons in Narvik municipality.
Situated in Narvik municipality of Norway's Nordland county, Lossivatnet is a quaint lake with some spellbinding views. With a surface area of 6.64 square kilometers (2.56 square miles), the lake remains a scenic attraction in the region. A dam built on the lake's site regulates its waters utilized for hydroelectric power generation.
Situated in Nordland county's Narvik municipality, Iptojavri is a charming lake covering an area of 2.31 square kilometers (0.89 square miles). Just about 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) away from Sweden's border, Iptojavri is also in close proximity to the scenic Elvegård hamlet. The lake is enveloped by lofty peaks and offers mesmerizing views of the neighboring region.
At the Polar Zoo you will find a lot of wild Nordic animals surrounded by the stunning nature of the Salangsdalen valley. You can choose to walk around on your own or go on a guided tour in the 275 acres of beautiful landscape that is the Polar Zoo. There is no entrance fee for children under the age of 3 years. For every additional child the entrance fee is NOK50. No entrance fee for the handicapper's assistant. The Polar Zoo has shorter opening hours during September to May. The Zoo also offers special attractions which are not included in the entrance fee. To enjoy these special attractions, like Howl Night Special etc., you have to book beforehand or upon arrival at the zoo. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. During the summer a special Zoo Bus goes twice a day from Tromsø, Finnsnes and Narvik.