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Seljord

Bruredynnan

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...

Seljord

Blika gullgruve

Gold was found in the 1880`s near Blika farm in Svartdal. Minings claims were granted to Bleka, Barstad, Svartdal, Haugsvold and Svervelid Farms in...

Flatdal

Guldnes Mines

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...

Seljord

Seljord church

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.

Bergen

Bryggen in Bergen

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.

Sogndal

Runestone from the 1100s

Beside Stedje Church, one find a 1.89 meter high and 0.39 meter wide runestone from around 1100s. Runologists have interpreted the writings as: "King...

Tranby

Tranby kirke

It is likely that Tranby had its own church quite early after the introduction of Christianity. In the 13th this century is replaced by a stone church...

Holmsbu

Holmsbu church

The church building was begun in August 1886 and completed in March 1887. Henrik Sørensen was the one who took initiative to the large-scale decoratio...

Kragerø

Sea Cloud II

The ship Sea Cloud II

Vågå

Catch ditches inVågå

Catch ditches in Vågå. The first hunters in the area, belonging to the original catching culture, have left lots of traces of their ancient civilizatio...
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