It was established sometime in the Middle Ages, and by 1662 was a busy merchant and trade town.
Today, Drammen is known for its environmentalism, incorporation of the river into its town activities, way of life, and housing, and for its cafes and bars.
People Born in Drammen
Drammen in People's Lives
Magnus Carlsen: I traveled here in 2005 to compete in the Smartfish Chess Masters event, at the International Chess Festival.