and Trysil ) History edit Frogner Manor in Skien Until 1979, it was thought that Skien was founded in the 14th century. Mary as the second medieval church of Skien was devoted to her. Water edit Skien is the main terminus for the Telemark Canal.
It is part of the traditional region. The "Norsj-Skienskanalen" section of the canal, with one terminus at Skien and the other at Lveid, was built in 18541861. 7 Culture and recreation edit Skien videregende skole - Brekkeby Ibsen and Telemark Museums edit Skien was the birthplace of the author and playwright Henrik Ibsen, probably the most important writer to emerge from Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Skien.
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Many of Ibsen's plays are set in an unnamed provincial town that suggests Skien. Retrieved September 1, 2016. Please complete the bot challenge below. Kapitelberget was a private chapel on Bratsberg farm dating to the early 1100s. The work was completed in 1933. The venue is also home to the regional symphony orchestra, Grenland barillo pizza sandviken Symfoniorkester. 1945 former Minister of Foreign Affairs Iver Kleive (b. The small star may be a symbol. Skien harbour is located at Vold havneterminal. 1984 football player International relations edit See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Norway Twin towns and sister cities edit The following cities are twinned with Skien: Belozersk, Vologda Oblast, Russia Loimaa, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland Minot, North Dakota, United States Mosfellsbr, Iceland Oneti. Norges Statsbaner still operates regular train services on both railways. In 1854, the arms were shown as two skis, but the cross was now made from ski poles, as another canting element.