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This stave church at Kaupanger in Sogndal is the largest of the stave churches, and is still in use as the local parish church. The Kaupanger Stave Church was built in the so-called Borgund style on the remnants of two earlier churches, and dates back to about 1190.
Hågåsen was built by the Germans in World War 2 to protect the coastline from enemy ships!
The battery of the Napoleonic Wars is just off the swimming beach on Grønnes. Today there are two small cannons placed there.
Built around 1180 and is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew. The church is exceptionally well preserved and is one of the most distinctive stave churche...
This most likely were Magnus the Good gathered the farmers in Nordfjord in 1035 A.D. Magnus wanted the farmers to swear allegiance to him as the King o...
Uburhelleren is not your usual slab of rock, but instead formed by a huge boulder that has slid down the -mountainside. It lies on top of other rocks...
Do you want to explore the Viking History ? For a real Viking experience; Rogaland has several historical sites and places that can be linked to the...
Christianity was introduced to Norway around 1000 AD, and in the years to follow some one thousand stave churches were built. Ringebu Stave Church dates back to around 1220, and is one of the country’s 28 remaining buildings of its kind.
The history of this church dates back to the 13th century, and a crucifix from that period is among the oldest furnishings. A new chancel and sacristy...
Vestfold´s only preserved stave church. The church´s oldest part, the chancel, is from the 12th century. The nave, however, is from the second half of...