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Horten is both a coastal town in Vestfold, located between Holmestrand the north and south of Tønsberg and a municipality of the same name. The municipality borders the Re and Tønsberg. Horten Horten municipality comprises the towns and Åsgårdstrand and towns Kirkebakken (Borre), Nykirke and Melinda. The municipality is in the east about 40 km coastline of the Oslo Fjord, the coastal path and several large open areas.

Horten has been fergested for ferries without Horten-Moss completely from 1582.
Horten Located by the Oslofjord, and consists of, among others, a number of islands, Devil's Island, Løvøya, Mellomøya and Østøya. The municipality is also Borrevannet and Adalstjern.

In the center of town square, which is the terminus of the Civil train every 17 May. Until square is Horten Horten cinema where the film club has their views.

The military activity in Horten is modest now. Defence Research department have for underwater warfare in Horten, research ship "Marjata" is registered in Horten. The administrative part of the Officer Candidate School for the Navy and Marine Museum is located in Horten in addition to Royal Norwegian Navy Band, one of five professional military corps.

Åsgårdstrand gallery housed in the barn Kiøsterudgården - between Thon Hotel Åsgårdstrand and the old City Hall. By Edward Munch's painting "The Girls on the Bridge" is Kiøsterudgården one of the most famous houses and landmarks in Norway.

Local History Centre has an incredibly nice museum attached to the recent past. There are constantly new exhibits that include Horten's history and business.
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