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Flåm church

Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto R.M. Sørensen Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto E.A. Vikseland Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto E.A. Vikesland
Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto R.M. Sørensen
Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto E.A. Vikseland
Flåm church Photo: Flåm Utvikling as Foto E.A. Vikesland

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Due to damages from the flood, Flåm church will not be open to the public during the summer of 2015. The church will be restaured, and we hope to be able to open it during the summer of 2016.

 

Flåm chuch is situated 3 km up the Flåm valley. A wooden church constructed in 1667. The altar piece, dated 1681. The decorations of the choir date from the same periode, showing grapevine patterns. The church nave has been decorated some time in the 18th century with pictures of deciduous trees and different kinds of animal . These pictures are unique in their kind as chuch art. During the last restauration, an old piece of cloth, know to have been used as antependium as late as 1930, was found. Museum experts stated that it has been a knight's cloak, voven in venice around 1300. This is said to be the only of its kind found in Norway.
The church is open during the summer.

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Flåm church

Due to damages from the flood, Flåm church will not be open to the public during the summer of 2015. The church will be restaured, and we hope to be ab...

Flåm church

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