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Cultural heritage in Norway
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Norway´s largest collection of Stone Age dwellings and implements was discowered in Ås.
The famous Gokstad Viking longship was excavated in 1880 and gave a reliable picture of what a Viking longship would have looked liked.
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...
For 1000 yrs Tokke has had an export industry. For Norwegian Vikings were whetstones from Eidsborg an effective weapon for throwing as the historic sagas tell us.
Kaura Lighthouse is located in Kaurafjorden, outside Roan. This is a 22 m high iron tower with stone plinth. The lighthouse was built in 1931, automate...
Kvalvik Fort is situated on Kvalvik, Frei. It is one of Norway's best preserved coastal fortifications from the Second World War. There was also a sub...
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.
The most scenic view of Lake Mjøsa is available on the paddle steamer Skibladner on a beautiful summer's day. In its 159th year, the paddle steamer is just as elegant and stately as ever - and the world's oldest of her kind in regular traffic.
Between the lakes Femunden and Feragssjøen, the mining company built canals and chutes for floating logs from the Femund region through the Hådal valle...
The stone cross at Rygg is from the late Viking period er early Middel Ages. It has Celtic and Anglican features. The cross may have marked a place of...