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Read more: Viking graves in Storgaten 16, Tønsberg

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Viking graves in Storgaten 16, Tønsberg

During archaeological excavations 1987-91, six viking graves were found at the site of the new library. Two shipgraves are marked on the tiled ground...
Read more: Viking graves in Slagen, Tønsberg

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Viking graves in Slagen, Tønsberg

Several viking graves can be seen in the cemetary at Slagen Church. Bus no. 113 to Klokkeråsen....

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Oseberg II - grave mound at Vestre Rom, Tønsberg

A complete excavation of the grave mound at Rom might cost up to 200 million kroner. The archaeologist and historian Terje Gansum is asking the...
Read more: Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg Photo: Renate Blindheim

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Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg

Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King...
Read more: Haugating

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Haugating

Haugar was Norway's second most important place for the election of kings. In memory of this a monument was raised here in 1954. Haugar can be assumed...
Read more: Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

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Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were...
Read more: Oseberghaugen - Royal mound in Tønsberg.

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Oseberghaugen - Royal mound in Tønsberg.

Queen's grave. Archaeological excavations in 1904 uncovered history's largest and richest example of craftmanship from the Viking Ages. The beautiful...
Read more: Olavskirken ruins

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Olavskirken ruins

Olav's church in Tønsberg was a round church, which belonged to Olav's Monastery in Tønsberg. It is first mentioned in 1206, and was destroyed by a...

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Premonstratensian Monastery and St. Olav's church

The ruins of Scandinavias largest round stone church were found in Storgaten 17. Across the road, excavations in 1987-91 revealed Viking graves and...
Read more: The Oseberg ship

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The Oseberg ship

The 25th of May 1904 Professor Gustavson came to Tønsberg in order to begin excavations of the viking ship buried in the Oseberg mound. He writes in...
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