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Russian architecture and culture in Svalbard

Russian architecture and culture in Svalbard

Pyramiden & Barentsburg

Barentsburg and Pyramiden

Make a visit to Barentsburg and Pyramiden, and explore Russian culture and architecture in the middle of the Arctic wilderness!
Pyramiden is an abandoned and remote ghost town, while Barentsburg is Svalbard’s second largest settlement with a population of 450. The settlements are not connected by road, but it’s possible to visit both of them in summer by boat or in winter by snowmobile.

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Inspiration

  1. Pyramiden – one of the world’s most fascinating ghost towns, according to National Geographic
    Pyramiden is a ghost town from 1910, with well-preserved architecture and buildings. The town carries a mark of having to move in a rush. Read more here.
  2. Barentsburg
    A couple of kilometres away from Longyearbyen you’ll Barentsburg which is a small town on the shores of Grønfjord. Read more about Barentsburg on our website.
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