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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.

 Drammen Racecourse  
Drammen Racecourse Drammen Racecourse is situated about 5 km from central Drammen in the direction of Kongsberg. It is one of ten permanent betting courses in Norway. Trotting races have a long tradition in Drammen region, and the course on Åssiden was established in 1955.

Tuesday is racing day in Drammen. Trotting races take place on 33 Tuesdays a year, beginning at 6 pm. V75 races are held on five racing days, mostly on Saturdays, and on these days races begin at 1.30 pm. To experience speed, excitement and horses at close range, and maybe make a few extra kroner, Drammen Racecourse is the perfect place to go.
 Bjørn O. Hansen