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The stone crosses at Tjora

The stone crosses at Tjora Photo: Terje Rakke/Region Stavanger The stone crosses at Tjora Photo: Terje Rakke/Region Stavanger
The stone crosses at Tjora Photo: Terje Rakke/Region Stavanger
The stone crosses at Tjora Photo: Terje Rakke/Region Stavanger

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The stone crosses at Tjora date from around 1150 AD. Before churches were built, these crosses were the gathering places for religious services.
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The stone crosses at Tjora - Photo: Terje Rakke/Region Stavanger

The stone crosses at Tjora

The stone crosses at Tjora date from around 1150 AD. Before churches were built, these crosses were the gathering places for religious services....

The stone crosses at Tjora

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