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Grip Stave church

Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik Grip Stave church Photo: Destinasjon Kristiansund & Nordmøre AS Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik Grip Stave church Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norge
Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik
Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik
Grip Stave church Photo: Destinasjon Kristiansund & Nordmøre AS
Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik
Grip Stave church Photo: Roar Harsvik
Grip Stave church Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norge

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In the middle of the island, protected by houses and on the island's highest point, you will find the little red stave church, standing as it has stood since appr year 1300. It has ever since been a meeting point in happy times and also in sad times.

The altarpiece was donated by the Netherlands princess Elisabeth in gratitude for her rescue at sea by Norwegian sailors during a violent storm in 1515. The wall paintings date back to appr 1620.

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Grip Stave church - Photo: Roar Harsvik

Grip Stave church

In the middle of the island, protected by houses and on the island's highest point, you will find the little red stave church, standing as it has...

Grip Stave church

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