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Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were burie...

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Haugating

Haugar was Norway's second most important place for the election of kings. In memory of this a monument was raised here in 1954. Haugar can be assumed...

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Eik Church

Eik church was built as a working church in 1988. Architect, Harald Hille. The altar piece is by the artist Per Odd Aarrestad....

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Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg

Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King...

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Slagen Church

Brick church with two steeples built in 1901. The organ is from 1972, has 32 pipes and is considered to be the finest concert organ in the district....

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Sem Church

900 years' anniversary i 1999. The oldest stone church in Vestfold dated before 1100 in Romanesque style. Presumably there was a wooden church here at...

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Oseberghaugen - Royal mound in Tønsberg.

Queen's grave. Archaeological excavations in 1904 uncovered history's largest and richest example of craftmanship from the Viking Ages. The beautiful...

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Oseberg II - grave mound at Vestre Rom, Tønsberg

A complete excavation of the grave mound at Rom might cost up to 200 million kroner. The archaeologist and historian Terje Gansum is asking the questio...

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Prince Christians Battery

Prince Christians Battery on the tip of Vallø, protected Norway's only saltworks in 1808-14. The Battery together with cannons and cannonball oven was...

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Seaside Chapel

Quayside Chapel, Tønsberg was opened by the Church Town Mission in 1995 in Svend Foyn's warehouse. Evening service Thursdays at 8 pm....
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