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Bruredynnan is at the eastern tip om Seljord Lake by Rondebersåsane. Here we find the remains of 6-7000 year old stone paintings that are believed to r...
The church was built in the romanesque style at some time in the 12th century. It is dedicated to St Olav. On the north-west corner of the church a face has been hewn. This, according to legend, represents the saint king.
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...
The Valdres Folkemuseum in Fagernes was founded in 1901. The first house in the collections was rebuilt in 1906. Today the museum contents nearly 100...
The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg.
Gol Bygdetun Skaga is an outdoor museum showing old local houses. Skaga sits up high in the valley side with a beautiful view of Gol.
The museum has a...
Forest road/path from Lofthus to Nosi (950 m.a.s.l.). This is one of the gateways to Hardangervidda. At 650-700 metres are the monk steps made of stone...
Old house in Swiss style. Home of the author Hans E. Kinck. His father, Theodor, was a doctor and skilled photographer. Later the sculptor and wood-ca...
Experience local history at Granvin Bygdemuseum. The site includes six old buildings, the oldest dates from the 1700s. See the collection of objects fr...
The composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) occasionally lived at Lofthus and composed many of his most renowned works here. His composer?s cabin is situate...