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PICTURES from DRAMMEN

Drammen, the capital of Buskerud. The city grew up around the Drammen River estuary, and the river formed the basis of its proud history as a seaport. Drammen have adopting the areas around the river to create recreational, cultural and residential areas and walking trails along the riverside to enjoy. Restaurants, cafes, nightclubs and shopping complexes, and other places have opened.

 Gulskogen Manor  
Gulskogen estate Gulskogen Manor from 1804, a pearl among manors, featuring a rococco park with peacoks and guinea hens, canals and a love maze. The collection at Gulskogen Gård home of the artist Peder Nicolai Arbo (1831-1892).

He is above all noted for "Åsgardsreien", a dramatic motif based on a Norwegian folk legend. The Art Society shows, among many other items, Norway´s largest selection of the eminent portraits painted by Drammen artist Hans Heyerdahl (1857-1913).
 Jørgen Jørgensen