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This area full of mountains, glaciers and snow. Is beautiful, just to look and admire nature at its best, words can not describe the beauty of this area of the artic area and... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
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326 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This area full of mountains, glaciers and snow. Is beautiful, just to look and admire nature at its best, words can not describe the beauty of this area of the artic area and Spitsbergen/Svalbard. So quiet and peaceful

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Troy, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Magdalenefjord is located north of Ny Alesund on the west coast of Spitsbergen island. Spitsbergen is the largest island of Svalbard archipelago. We were almost 80 degrees north latitude. This fjord is wide so our ship was able to turn around 360 degrees for better view of the glaciers. Our ship Prinsendam is not large, but large ship can... More 

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Luxembourg
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68 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Waking up in your cabin on the cruise ship, going on your balcony and seeing this wonderful and breathtaking Fjord is a wonderful feeling! Definitely a highlight from our cruise to Norway!

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

You will not blieve your eyes when you see 4 gletsjers coming togheter in one fjord under the midsummernight sun. To live this view in this particular light is a priviledge. The best reason why we shloud save it from disappearing by the global warming.

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Giessen, Germany
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

veryinteresting location with enormous glaciers and very rough wildlife. Saw 2 km wide and ca. 25 m high glacier wit hblue ice, breaking off large ice pieces. Behind 750 suare kilomters of ice are pushing. there are sea birds and also polar bears. We were there with a cruise ship and had only 30 minutes on the gravel beach, since... More 

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London
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154 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Anywhere else on earth, Magdalena Fjord would be stunning and even in Svalbard it is an outstandingly beautiful fjord which is over deepened at the end where there is the confluence of a number of really spectacular glaciers. What made it really special for us was just how close we could get to the ice fronts and how we could... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This is the most spectacular fjord with its snow covered peaks and blue glaciers. My favourite of all.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This fjord is situated a half days boattrip north of Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Here you can see the glaziers and its blue ice. This wonderful little place also had a graveyard with about 300 graves of whalefishermen. The Norwegian police is guarding the graveyard every summer! If you are lucky you might see polar bears here!!

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United States
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234 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2013

This fjord was listed in Lonely Planet's top 10 Norweigian fjords. I did not plan on going here whilst in Svalbard, as it's quite away from the main/only tourist town of Longyearbyn, but turns out it was a stop on my cruise with G Adventures. Honestly, ALL of Svalbard is breath-takingly pristine. Since this was later in our cruise, we... More 

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