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The small town of Haugesund offers a broad spectrum of natural beauty ranging from a vast and wild coastline to snow-capped mountains with cascading waterfalls flowing into the fjords. The town’s biggest claim to fame is that the father of Norma Jean Baker, better known as Marilyn Monroe, originally came from Haugesund.

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Population 43,913
Currency Norwegian Kroner (NOK) 1 krone = 100 øre
Opening hours General opening hours are from 9 am-7 pm on weekdays and 9 am- 4 pm on Saturdays. The shopping centre has extended opening hours and is generally open from 9 am- 9 pm on weekdays and 9 am-6 pm on Saturdays. All shops are closed on Sundays.
Emergency numbers Emergency: 112
Tourist information Haugesund Tourist Information
Strandgata 171, Haugesund
+47 52 01 08 30
post@visithaugesund.no