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Tønsberg

Oseberghaugen - Royal mound in Tønsberg.

Queen's grave. Archaeological excavations in 1904 uncovered history's largest and richest example of craftmanship from the Viking Ages. The beautiful...

Tønsberg

Haugating

Haugar was Norway's second most important place for the election of kings. In memory of this a monument was raised here in 1954. Haugar can be assumed...

Tønsberg

Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were burie...

Tønsberg

Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg

Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King...

Tønsberg

Oseberg II - grave mound at Vestre Rom, Tønsberg

A complete excavation of the grave mound at Rom might cost up to 200 million kroner. The archaeologist and historian Terje Gansum is asking the questio...

Jørpeland

Strand Church

The church was built in 1874 by Torjus Tengesdal and Johannes Næsset. Strand Church was the third church ever erected in Strand. An altar piece, pulpit...

Avaldsnes

St. Olav`s churh at Avaldsnes - the mighty monument of former days of glory!

Avaldsnes is the oldest royal seat in Norway! It was here Harald Fairhair established his main royal seat after winning the battle at Hafrsfjord in...

Haugesund

Haraldshaugen - Norway's national monument

Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre...

Jørpeland

The Old Tou Mill

This old granary consists of three well preserved wooden mill buildings in their natural setting on the seafront at Tau in Ryfylke, right beside the mo...

Kaupanger

Kaupanger Stave Church, Sogndal

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.
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