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Molde, also known as the Town of Roses, is famous for its impressive vista of the snow-clad peaks on the southern side of the fjord. It is regional capital of Moreog Romsdal and hosts the bishop of More. Its located on the northern shore of the Romsdalsfjord on the Romsdal Penninsula with an amazing number of mountain tops which can be seen from its park, on both sides of the fjord. The city name is derived from Old Norse moldar, plural form of ‘mold’ meaning rich or fertile soil. Molde city guide is a perfect way of getting information on the city. The city's coat-of-arms shows a whale chasing herring into a barrel, symbolizing the founding industries of the city - the export of fish and timber. Though the city Molde was never a whaling port; the whale is merely an echo of the ancient belief that whales were a good omen, chasing the schools of fish into the fjords at certain times of the year.

Make your holiday a memorable one visiting the city and Molde city guide would be all assistance for a smooth stay. For the visitors the best time to visit the city is during the International Jazz festival. Tourists will find the Romsdal Museum, one of Norway's largest and most comprehensive folk museums, established in 1912 an interesting place. Old buildings originating from all over the region have been moved here to form a typical cluster of farm buildings including "open hearth" houses, sheds, outhouses, smokehouses and a small chapel. The "town street" with Mali's Café shows typical Molde town houses from the pre-war period. The Museum of the Fisheries is an unique open air museum located on the island of Hjertøya. A small fishing village with authentic buildings, boats and fishing equipment, the museum shows local coastal culture from 1850 onwards.

To complement the city Molde hotels are a perfect choice for accomodation. Reserve your hotels through and be relaxed as you will get the best of Molde hotels. Molde hotels are first class hotels and we provide with budet hotels to star Molde hotels serving every bracket.


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