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Cleng Peerson (1783-1865) was a Norwegian American immigration pioneer. Born in Tysvær, he married on Finnøy and lived the last portion of his life in...
Mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829). By the vicarage at Finnøy at Hesby, you will find the memorial of famous mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....
Guldnes mines, at an altitude of nearly 2000 ft., are located by Sundsbarmvatnet, 15 km northwest of downtown Seljord. The mines are on a small peninsu...
Skorve, at nearly 4000 ft., is Seljord`s talles mountain. Two airplanes crashed into Skorve in 1944 during WWII. One of the airplanes was an American a...
The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg.
The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbour called Bryggen. The old Hanseatic wharf is architecturally unique and is included on UNESCO's list of world heritage of history and culture.
At Steinmohaugen in Hell, there are rock carvings dating back to the Stone Age, approx. 5000 years old.
Due to the carving technique the figures are a...
One of the largest collections of Rock carvings in Northern Europe, dating back to the Bronze Age (1500-500 BC) can be seen 2 km east of Hegra. More t...
Street with the picturesque fishermen's houses from the middle of 1800's.
Sjøgata is located along the beach in the old port area of Uthaug.
Old wharf buildings in Råkvåg. A unique cultural recollection with large seahouses from the herring fishing days.The old herring buildings now give way...