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Drammen Introduction

Drammen is a city in Buskerud County, Norway. The Old Norse form of the city’s name was Drafn, and this was originally the name of the inner part of Drammensfjord. rammen originally consisted of three small seaports: Bragernes (on the northern side of the Drammenselva river) and Strømsø and Tangen (both on the southern side of the river). The port and river city of Drammen is centrally located in the eastern and most populated part of Norway. Drammen is the capital of Buskerud County.

The city makes good use of the river and inland waterway called Drammensfjord, both for recreation, activities and housing. Drammen is one of the larger cities in Norway, and lies about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the capital of Norway, Oslo. The city centre lies at the end of a valley, on both sides of the Drammenselva river, and where the river meets the Drammensfjord

2011 was a special year for Drammen as the city celebrated her 200 years with many city jubilee celebrations.

Aass Brewery. Aass Brewery (Norwegian: Aass Bryggeri) is Norway’s oldest brewery. Founded in 1834 in Drammen, Norway, the brewery’s primary products are beer and aquavit

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Drammen Museum. The Drammen Museum for Art and Cultural History, County Museum and Gallery for the region of Buskerud is a foundation created in 1996. The Foundation is made up of the former Drammen Museum, founded in 1908, the Drammen Art Society, founded in 1867 and the Foundation Gulskogen Farm, established in 1959.

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Drammen Theatre. Drammen Theater in Bragernes was built in 1869 and was designed by architect Emil Victor Langlet. The theater was the first modern theater in the country

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