Lonely Planet Writer

World's biggest sauna for 100 opens in Norway

Scandinavia is well known for its saunas, and the world’s largest has just opened near Bodø, northern Norway.

Norway opens world's biggest sauna.
Norway opens world’s biggest sauna. Image by Thomas Wanhoff / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Agora sauna can accommodate up to 100 people, and offers incredible views out to sea. The sauna is one of a number of temporary structures built on Sandhornøya Island as part of the SALT festival, celebrating art, music and architecture. In the coming years, the buildings will be dismantled and reassembled in other northern regions including Greenland, Scotland and Alaska. Read more: thelocal.no