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Nykhedlaren

Nykhedlaren Photo: sirdal.no
Nykhedlaren Photo: sirdal.no

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Nykhedlaren is a rock shelter on the west bank of Sirdalsvatnet, which is only accessible by boat. In earlier years it was used as a shelter for sleeping while travelling on the lake.

The folklore beast 'Nøkken' was said to take its victims here after drowning them in the lake.

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Nykhedlaren - Photo: sirdal.no

Nykhedlaren

Nykhedlaren is a rock shelter on the west bank of Sirdalsvatnet, which is only accessible by boat. In earlier years it was used as a shelter for...

Nykhedlaren

Source: Visitnorway

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