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Stavanger

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

  • Øvre Holmegate, Stavanger
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A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh and vibrant colours.

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This is perhaps the most colourful street in all of Norway, and is often referred to as Stavanger's 'Notting Hill'. The area experienced a renaissance in 2005 when hairdresser Tom Kjørsvik envisaged doing something totally unique with it. All the houses along the street were painted in different hues, in accordance with a colour scheme suggested by the artist Craig Flannagan. As you wander along Øvre Holmegate, you will find several niche shops as well as charming cafes and pubs. 

 


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Stavanger, Norway
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58° 58' 21" N / 5° 43' 59" E
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