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 ...
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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 ...
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Films from The World Heritage


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Timeline

Major events in the history of Røros

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Deforestation

The copper mines led to deforestation over enormous areas

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Røros was added to UNESCOs of World Heritage Sites in 1980, refer also to Riksantikvaren, ( Norwegian Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings).
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