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Harstad , Norway
guided tours adult/child Nkr80/40
Opening hours
9.30am, noon & 4.30pm mid-Jun–mid-Aug
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Here's another biggest/furthest claim for Harstad: this formidable WWII weapon is the world's largest land-based big gun, with a calibre of more than 40cm and a recoil force of 635 tonnes. Because it lies in a military area, you're obliged to take a guided tour of the site and to have your own vehicle. Check ahead for times at the tourist office. The bunker also contains a collection of artillery, military equipment and instruments used by Nazi coastal batteries during WWII.