Mo Kirke

Arctic Highway

The oldest building in town, Mo's original church was constructed in 1724. With its steeply pitched roof and onion dome, it deserves to be open to visitors during more than the current brief hours, which are, incidentally, anyone's guess – ask at the tourist office. In the graveyard is a monument to Russian prisoners who died in captivity and the gravestones of eight British soldiers, killed in commando raids in May 1940.

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0.41 MILES

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3. Havmannen Statue

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