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The ruins of Mjøskastellet are situated on the island Steinsholmen in Lake Mjøsa. It was build around year 1230 and at that time it was one of the larg...


Flesberg stave church

Flesberg stave church dating back to approximately 1150-1200, this church are famous for interior decorations. Church services are still held in the c...


Rødven Stave Church

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...


The old bridge at Vestnes

The old bridge over the Vestnesstraumen sound dates back to 1844, and in 1997 it was voted culture memorial of the year in the municipality. The over...


Plaincrash Skorve

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...


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...


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...


Torås Fort

Torås Fort at Tjøme Radio Station was built as a coastal fortress in 1935-40 and is equipped with 3 cannons. There is a lot of beautiful nature to beho...


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...
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