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Read more: The Meridian

Hammerfest

The Meridian

The Meridian Column was erected by King Oscar II in 1854 in memory of the first international measurement of the Earth’s shape and size. This...
Read more: Kapitelberget, SKIEN Photo: Christer Sørensen

Skien

Kapitelberget, SKIEN

With its ruined church, Kapitelberget on Bratsberg is the foremost reminder of the powerful Dags family in Skien. The church at Kapitelberget was a...
Read more: Jelsa, fjordside village. Jelsa Church and the School museum. Photo: Hessel Haker

Jelsa

Jelsa, fjordside village. Jelsa Church and the School museum.

Jelsa in Suldal is the best-preserved fjordside village in Ryfylke. There has been a church here since the 13th century and commercial activity since...
Read more: The Skodje bridges Photo: Per Eide/Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre

Skodje

The Skodje bridges

Today there are two bridges built in cobblestone in Skodje, across the currents Skodjestrømmen and Eggestrømmen. The bridges were constructed in...
Read more: Restored mill on Sevheim

Finnøy

Restored mill on Sevheim

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...
Read more: Memorial of writer Alfred Hauge Photo: Elisabeth Hauge Nordbø

Finnøy

Memorial of writer Alfred Hauge

Alfred Hauge Memorial is located just by Sjernarøy church. Alfred Hauge was a recognised author, born at Sjernarøy 17 October 1915. Hauge has written...
Read more: The Gulating

Eivindvik

The Gulating

Gulatinget - Modern Parliamentary Assembly The Gulatinget millennium site features the monumental sculptures of Bård Breivik, known as Tingveggen...
Read more: The Vikings in Nordfjord Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Innovasjon Norge

Stryn

The Vikings in Nordfjord

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...
Read more: The Marriage Stone/Virgin Stone Photo: Anne Raftevold

Hornindal

The Marriage Stone/Virgin Stone

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...
Read more: The Telemark Canal Photo: Skien Dalen Skipsselskap

Skien

The Telemark Canal

The Telemark Canal is the only canal system in Norway connected to the sea. 18 lock levels divided over 8 lock systems lift boats 72 metres above sea...
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