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Hågåsen was built by the Germans in World War 2 to protect the coastline from enemy ships!
This is one the National Tourist Roads in Norway. The over 100 years old road winds over the mountain between Stryn and Skjåk. For many years the grave...
We wish you a pleasant journey around Nordfjords oldest cultural landmarks.
The stone cross at Rygg, Gloppen
The stone cross at Rygg is from the late...
There are two stories associated with this ring-shaped stone. The first tells how bridal parties came to this stone and how the bride was made to cra...
Cultural memories are traces of human activity. They can be both 10,000 years old or more recent. The activities of our time create the future’s cultur...
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.
Erling Storedal inherited Storedal farm from his father in 1957. Erling was blind and wanted to do something else than farming. 800 years earlier King...
The Årbakkavollen rampart is situated directly above the old trading post. The rampart dates from the early Iron Age (0-550 A.D.), with the remains of...
The rock on the eastern side of Tysnes is rich in lime. It was used for lime burning for many hundreds of years and provided the farms in the area wit...
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...