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Read more: Hol Gamle Kyrkje
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The old church is beautifully situated by Holsfjord 15 minutes from Geilo. The church was originally a small stave church built in the 13th century but it has been expanded several times. The first expansion happen around the 15th century, the timber with cog part, it is called. The second large expansion was around 1798-99.
The church living room: The biggest part of the two buildings that lies by the church was built in 1815.
The Priest living room: was built in 1844 to the priests on their official journeys to Hol.
Opening hours, open church with guide: 24.06-24.08, Tuesday to Sunday from 11.00-16.00
Price: NOK 50 per adult, NOK 25 per child/student/senior, groups with 10 people and more NOK 30 per person.
You may also ask for a ticket for all the museums and Hol Old Church for six days.

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  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments

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Where:Hol
6/24/2008 - 8/24/2008
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
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Hol Old Church

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The old church is beautifully situated by Holsfjord 15 minutes from Geilo. The church was originally a small stave church built in the 13th century but...

Hol Old Church

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