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Fortresses

The most famous of all the Norwegian fortresses, is Akershus Fortress and Castle in Oslo city centre.

Stave churches

Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Architecture

The stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.

Buildings & Monuments in Norway

What to Do in Ryfylke

Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international newspaper the Huffington Post is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords and islands, the midnight sun and the northern lights.

Oscarsborg Fortress

Oscarsborg Fortress is situated on a peaceful islet of natural beauty in the straits of the Oslofjord, just outside the cosy seaside town of Drøbak.

Attractions in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.
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Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand

Kilden Performing Arts Centre is located on the waterfront in Kristiansand. Kilden is a monumental landmark building for the arts in Southern Norway.

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