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Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park

Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park Photo: Thorgeir Røer
Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park Photo: Thorgeir Røer

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Fekjo is a burial site from the time of the Vikings around 900 AD. It consists of 17 burial mounds, of which 10 have been excavated. The finds indicate that both men and women were buried here. The heritage park also include an exciting sculpture exhibition “House of wind drawings and tone colours”. Fekjo is 5 km west of Geilo; follow the signs from the exit by Tuftelia, or take a pleasant walk or a cycling tour along the Ustedalsfjord.

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Where:Fekjo
6/15/2013
Sat
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park - Photo: Thorgeir Røer

Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park

Fekjo is a burial site from the time of the Vikings around 900 AD. It consists of 17 burial mounds, of which 10 have been excavated. The finds...

Fekjo Culture and Heritage Park

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