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Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument

Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell
Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell
Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell
Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell

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Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre had been located. This is where the national monument of the unification of Norway was erected in 1872, during the millennial celebrations of Norway's unification into one kingdom. The monument is located 2km north of the town centre.

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Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument - Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell

Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument

Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre...

Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument

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