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Agatunet

Agatunet Photo: Arvid Aga Agatunet Photo: Terje Rakke Agatunet Photo: Hardanger folkemuseum Agatunet Photo: Silje Solvi
Agatunet Photo: Arvid Aga
Agatunet Photo: Terje Rakke
Agatunet Photo: Hardanger folkemuseum
Agatunet Photo: Silje Solvi

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Listed hamlet with 30 buildings ranging from the Middle Ages to present-day. The unique court of appeals lodge was built by the knight Sigurd Brynjulvson Aga around the year 1250. Traditional costume exhibition ‘Gåva frå mor’ (gift from my mother). Rotating art exhibit four times a year. Cosy cafe. Tours run every hour until 16:00. Baking and weaving demonstration Fridays from 22 June-10 August at 10:00-14:00.

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  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

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5/11/2013 - 6/18/2013
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6/19/2013 - 8/11/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Agatunet - Photo: Arvid Aga

Agatunet

Listed hamlet with 30 buildings ranging from the Middle Ages to present-day. The unique court of appeals lodge was built by the knight Sigurd...

Agatunet

Source: Visitnorway

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