Røros is a beautiful town with a unique church and a row of 100 wooden houses. It is a registered site on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. During winter, a traditional market called "Rørosmartnan" is organized, that draws many tourists and visitors each year. There is also an outdoor musical theatre performance played in Røros to commemorate the tragedy when a Swedish soldiers froze to death. Røros is also known for its copper mines.