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Best things to do in Troms

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“One of the biggest shopping malls in Norway. Free parking, bus terminal right outside and close to the airport. Jekta won the award for best shopping centre in Norway in 2016.”
70 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Fun to see the bearded seals being trained. Aquariums. Panoramic cinema. Gift shop.”
44 locals recommend
Museum
“Learn about the exciting story of risky arctic trapping and courageous polar expeditions. ”
44 locals recommend
Museum
“Learn about the Aurora physics and myths, northern wildlife, Sami people and Polar explorers. ”
30 locals recommend
Church
“For people who are interested in history, religion and architecture. Build in 1965.”
49 locals recommend
Park
“During the summer this is an excellent place to chill out and get some sun. Also possible to take a bath, or just take a small bbq. ”
51 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A stroll around the lake on the top of the island is perfect for couples, families etc. It´s takes around 30 minutes to walk around it, and is not challenging at all. During wintertime it´s a perfect place to spot the northern lights, or during the summer time ducks and other animals. ”
41 locals recommend
Church
“The Arctic Cathedral, one of Norway's most famous structures, and Tromsø's most revered building. A must-see.”
22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another restaurant on the more luxurious side, Emmas is a highly regarded local favourite, many Tromsø natives save up money to go here for anniversaries and special birthdays.”
34 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Dog sledding is super fun for the entre family! They have a nice dog park and brilliant guides as well”
23 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“I have been many places, Japan included, and every restaurant I have eaten at is nowhere near beating Rå in their sushigame! This is my number one craving when I get home from a trip and they also have a huge aquarium inside with fish from the norhern hemisphere.”
35 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Polaria is an aquarium where you can watch seals and other creatures from the sea. It is also possible to see movies about Svalbard and the northern lights at the aquarium. This is the perfect place to spend the day with your loved ones!”
39 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Try Grillet tørrfest (fish) an traditional fishmeal. Probably the best i Norway!”
32 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Informal, cosy, and cool place where you can get nice drinks (the moscow mules are tassssty!), local beer and wine accompanied by all kinds of small dishes. This is a real gastro bar! They also have a really nice back yard where you can have a "utepils" (a beer outside) if the sun is shining!”
38 locals recommend
Café
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“Fantastic Cafe and small store with a large selection of bits and bobs. A beautiful view out the fjord.”
38 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Drive in a loop starting and ending in Eidkjosen, either clockwise or anti-clockwise (driven non-stop about 100 minutes). Make a stop wherever you like, but make sure you have plenty of time to explore the beautiful, scenic fishing town of Sommarøy by the open, ocean! Plenty of sand- and coral beaches for swimming, beautiful walking, a local café, fishing from shore or by rental boat, kayaking/canooing, camping, ...”
29 locals recommend