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Old Stavanger

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Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Carmen Cristina Carpio Tobar
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Old Stavanger Photo: Region Stavanger BA

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Old Stavanger comprises 173 wooden buildings from the turn of the 18th century. Most of them are small, white cottages. Stavanger has received several awards for its efforts to preserve Old Stavanger.

This was one of three pilot projects carried out in Norway during the United Nations' Architectural Heritage Year in 1975. Many galleries and handicrafts' boutiques are located in this section of town.

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Old Stavanger - Photo: Region Stavanger BA

Old Stavanger

Old Stavanger comprises 173 wooden buildings from the turn of the 18th century. Most of them are small, white cottages. Stavanger has received several...

Old Stavanger

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