Røros World Heritage Site

333 years of mining activity on the mountain slopes of Røros created wealth for the owners and the State, a livelihood for the workers and a ...
read more

The Work of Preservation

As early as 1922 the Chief Inspector of The Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Buildings (Riksantikvaren) became interested in Røros. A ...
read more

Films from The World Heritage

 View all films...


Major events in the history of Røros

 start the time-line...


The copper mines led to deforestation over enormous areas

  start the animation...

Røros was added to UNESCOs of World Heritage Sites in 1980, refer also to Riksantikvaren, ( Norwegian Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings).
The content of this website is copyright protected.. Reproduction is not allowed without permission.
Financed by Kulturnett.no and Norges Forskningsråd together with Høykom.