Travel back in time and learn about Norway’s rich heritage, including Vikings and the Sami.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
The Norwegian national costumes came into existence about 100 years ago when a wave of national romanticism swept across the country.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Roald Amundsen was the first man in history to reach the South Pole, on 14 December 1911. He is only one of several great Norwegian polar explorers.
Norse mythology held sway until Norway became Christian around the year 1000. Today there is religious freedom.
Oscarsborg fortress outside of Drøbak in the Oslofjord is one of the famous fortresses in Norway.
The Vikings built longships and raided Europe as traders and warriors.
The Norwegian rose painting tradition developed from around 1750 and was both an imitation and in parts liberation from «guild art».