Konunga-Stollen Gruvgång

Konungastollen - Kings Tunnel


Useful Information

Location: Between Kåfallstorp and Klacka-Lerberg. 1.5 km northwest of Nora.
Open: Summer daily.
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Classification: MineIron Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Dimension: L=270 m, T=5 °C.
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Address: Nora Turistbyrå, Stationshuset, 71380 Nora, Tel: +46-587-81120, Fax: +46-587-10538. E-mail: contact
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History

1761 start of mining.

Description

The Konungastollen (Kings Tunnel) was started in 1761 in search of iron ore. It is a 270 m long tunnel which ends in a eight metre high chamber. During the centuries the mine was abandoned, the iron ore formed stalactites and stalagmites consitsing of browm iron oxide.