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Cultural heritage in Fjord Norway, Northern Norway
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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.
Ålesund Spellemannslag is an active team of folklore dancers with great variance in age and activity. The team is one of the most active in Norway, and has travelled around the world with its performances.
The sea has been beating against this rock for thousands of years, shaping it into the "mushroom-like" appearance it has today.
Kannesteinen rock is...
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...
Bryggen is one of Bergen's and Norway's main attractions. Bryggen was built after the great fire in 1702 and is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Cultural environment with traces of old roads, burial mounds and ruins. The prehistoric road is several places stone set. Can be one of the oldest kno...
In the late 13th century, the first water powered mills were introduced in Norway. At Sevheim, Finnøy, an old mill has been restored and is a good plac...
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....
Old trading post and guesthouse dating back to the 16th century. The property has been in the same family for 10 generations, since 1673. The restaurant focuses on food based on local goods. A culinary treat!