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Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Terje Rakke Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Terje Rakke
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Monica Larsen / Region Stavanger BA
Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street Photo: Region Stavanger BA

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A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh colours.
This is perhaps the most colourful street in all of Norway, and it has been called Stavanger's "Notthing Hill". The area experienced a renaissance in 2005 when hairdresser Tom Kjørsvik envisaged doing something totally unique with it. All the houses along the street were painted in different hues, in accordance with a colour scheme suggested by the artist Craig Flannagan. As you wander along Øvre Holmegate, you will find many exciting shops and charming café's, such as Sjokoladepiken (the Chocolate Girl), where you can enjoy delicious, handmade pralines.

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Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh colours. This is perhaps the most colourful street in all...

Øvre Holmegate - The colourful street

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