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Buildings & Monuments

About Buildings & Monuments

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

Attractions in Tromsø

Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.

Attractions in Indre Østfold

Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theater or challenge yourself with contemporary art at the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center.
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