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Cultural heritage in Northern Norway, Fjord Norway
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The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbour called Bryggen. The old Hanseatic wharf is architecturally unique and is included on UNESCO's list of world heritage of history and culture.
Tronåsen is the ancient road between Moi and Flekkefjord. It is today a protected route. The road ends at Bakke Bro (bridge), an old suspension bridge...
Terland Klopp in Gyadalen valley along road 42, appr. 15 km from Egersund, 3 km from Helleland. A 60m long stone slab bridge from the early 19th centur...
Buildings and objects from older days. You get to see different things the farmer- and fishermen used in their everyday life. Velfjord rural museum is situated in beautiful surroundings by Strengevatnet in Brønnøy County.
The cholera churchyard is best known as “The churchyard by the sea,” a composition by Fartein Valein. The churchyard is about a 20-minute walk along a...
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.
On the island of Selja, a 15-minute boat trip from Selje, lie the ruins of Selja Monastery, its tower still intact. The monastery was built by Benedict...
LIGHTHOUSE SAFARI TO UTVÆR
Take a trip to the charming old fishing hamlet of Utvær in Solund – you cannot
get further west in Norway than here! Let you...
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...
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...