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Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord

Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit
Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit
Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit
Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit
Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord Photo: Terje Tveit

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At Ytraberget are the ruins of a stone fortress from the age of migration, dated 300 years before Viking times (550-1050 AD.)

The fortress was probably used during the Battle of Hafrsfjord in the year 872. The outermost crag is steep and difficult to negotiate. If you take a closer look, you'll see remnants of stone walls around the whole plateau, as well as ruins where houses stood.

In 1972 King Olav V signed a monumental stone out at Ytraberget in connection with the 1100th anniversary of the Unification of Norway (872 AD).

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Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord - Photo: Terje Tveit

Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord

At Ytraberget are the ruins of a stone fortress from the age of migration, dated 300 years before Viking times (550-1050 AD.) The fortress was probab...

Ytraberget by Hafrsfjord

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