60 million kroner for Norwegian World Heritage

GeirangerfjordGeirangerfjord in Møre og Romsdal.Photo: Halvard Alvik, NTB scanpix

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Norwegian World Heritage Sites will be allocated 60 million kroner in 2020 through the state budget.

The industrial heritage in Rjukan and Notodden, which received world heritage status in 2015, will receive NOK 17.3 million, the Directorate for Cultural Heritage (Riksantikvaren) reports.

The money will, among other things, secure the Heavy Water Cellar (Tungtvannkjelleren) at Rjukan.

Bergstaden Røros and Circumferensen and Bryggen in Bergen each receive NOK 13.2 million.

Otherwise, Vegaøyan will receive NOK 4 million, Struve’s meridian arch in Hammerfest will receive NOK 1.5 million, Alta’s rock art 4.2 million, West Norwegian fjord landscape 5 million, Urnes Stave Church NOK 1.2 million, while Norway’s World Heritage will receive NOK 535,000.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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