Bodo is a small town in the municipality of Nordland County, in Norway. It is a part of the traditional area of Salten, and it is also the capital of all of Nordland County. Bodo is the main town and municipal administrative center of the municipality. Some of the other villages in the municipality of Bodo include Fenes, Sorvaer, Kjerringoy, Lopsmarka, Loding, Saltstraumen, Skjerstad, and Misvaer.
Bodo is situated to the north of the Arctic Circle, making it very cold. Be sure to take a parka and some other extreme winter weather clothes if you’re going to visit there. Those cities in the northernmost part of Norway can get dangerously cold, especially in the deep winter. Bodo is the biggest urban area and biggest city in all of Nordland County, and it is the second-biggest city in Northern Norway. Northern Norway is a geographical area of Norway, consisting of Finnmark, Troms, and Nordland, and it comprises roughly 35% of the Norwegian mainland.
Outside of Saltstraumen, the municipality has a whole lot of wilderness open to hikers to explore. Be sure to take your digital camera and binoculars, as well as plenty of foodstuffs and camping gear, if you want to see some truly amazing wildlife. You will find the popular rest and recreation area of Geitvagen about ten kilometers north of Bodo. The area is home to a big population of White-tailed Eagles. You can also visit Sjunkhatten National Park, which is partially located in the municipality of Bodo. There are more than 17 nature reserves in the municipality. Some of the more popular reserves include Borvatnet, Skanland, Bliksvaer, Ramsar, and Sundstraumlian. You can see mixed forest, coastal pine forest, birch forest, bird life, marble bedrock, orchids, and a whole lot more. You can capture some of the most beautiful photographs of this pristine, grand, and austere country in this part of Northern Norway.
The Salten Museum and the Norwegian Aviation Museum are both located in Bodo.
You can also visit the Bodo Cathedral, but it is not really a historic architectural treasure. It was just built in 1956. However, it does represent post-war architecture. If you want to go far back into Norwegian history, then look at Bodin Church, which was built in the 13th century. It is right outside the city center. It is a medieval stone church.
There are a number of cultural festivals held in Bodo each year, in the summertime as well as the early winter.
Bodo Photo Gallery
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