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Hoyde 96 - Watch Tower

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Address: RV 885 | Svanvik, 9925, Norway
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Located 45 km south of Kirkenes in the valley of Pasvik. Viewpoint with...

Located 45 km south of Kirkenes in the valley of Pasvik. Viewpoint with coffee shop and souvenirs. You can climbe up into the tower and enjoy the nice view over the valley and into the Russian neighborhood Nikel. Are you lucky you will obeserve brown bears. You can drive by your own car or you can take part in a sightseeing to Pasvik valley. Open only in summer (june, july, aug)

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A nice viewpoint from the top of a hill which allows to have a view into Russia. The city if Nikel can be seen. The tower itself is closed during winter but from the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
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Hannover, Germany
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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

A nice viewpoint from the top of a hill which allows to have a view into Russia. The city if Nikel can be seen. The tower itself is closed during winter but from the top of the hill you have a nice view nonetheless. In the night you can see the city lughts of Nikel. When driving there don't get... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

You can see Nikel city in Russia from the tower's top - for an entrance fee. You can buy waffles and ice cream downstairs. It's located near the road, shortly after a forrest cemetery.

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Grimstad, Norway
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you do not have visa to travel to Russia, looking across the border using this tower can be an alternative. There are several regulations however to enter this border area such as not bring camera with a lens more than 200 mm, not having contact with people across the border and to cross the border. We are also not... More 

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