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There are traces of houses, burial mounds, charcoal pits and piles of stones cleared from agricultural land. The area was excavated in the period 1946-1949.


Hemmestad Wharf

Come and enjoy the wildlife around the Wharf, hire a boat, visit the exhibitions and our cafè. This old trading post is today a museum where the old wharf building is kept authentic with its country store and postoffice.


Exhibition: The Runde treasure, bird mountain and "The Silver of the Sea"

The Runde Environmental Centre exhibition is open daily throughout the summer season, and at announced arrangments. Groups (min. 20 people) can book...


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.


Rock carvings and standing stones at Haugen Farm

Rock Carvings and Stone Formations At Haugen farm at Jåberg there are rock carvings dating back to 1500-500 BC showing farming symbols. These are so...


Varhaug old Cemetery

Varhaug old cemetery is situated on Varhaug Farm in the municipality of Hå. The cemetery dates back to the Middle Ages and is listed as a cultural monu...


Rakni`s mound

Rakni's mound - a symbol of power and dominion. This monumental barrow is located close to center of Jesshein and Gardermoen airport, only 6 kilometer...


The ruins of the Lya bridge Ål in Hallingdal

In Torpo you find the ruins of the Lya-bridge. It was constructed in the 1820s and bound together the first carriage road in Hallingdal. The road was c...


The old Ål Stave Church site Ål in Hallingdal

Ål Stave church was erected around 1170 and torn down in 1880. The stave churches are a wooden building with a carrying construction of poles. The sta...


Stampehølen Ål in Hallingdal

Stampehølen has its name from the frieze pestle in Votndalen. The pestle was built between 1860 - 1880 by Ole Larsson Holestøl. The village people had...
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