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Røldal Stave Church

Røldal Stave Church Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton Røldal Stave Church Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton Røldal Stave Church Photo: RHF/Per Eide
Røldal Stave Church Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton
Røldal Stave Church Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton
Røldal Stave Church Photo: RHF/Per Eide

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The church was built at the end of the 13 th century and is famous for its crucifix. According to legend it sweats once a year (July 6 th), and the sweat has healing power. After Trondheim (Nidarosdomen cathedral), Røldal was the most important site of pilgrimage in Norway during the middle ages. Pilgrims continued to come here until 1835. Røldal stave church is still the main parish church. Guided tours during the summer season.

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8/12/2013 - 9/1/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6/1/2013 - 6/28/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6/29/2013 - 8/11/2013
Mon - Sun
9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

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Røldal Stave Church - Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton

Røldal Stave Church

The church was built at the end of the 13 th century and is famous for its crucifix. According to legend it sweats once a year (July 6 th), and the swe...

Røldal Stave Church

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