The Sami represent the oldest cultures in Norway and the stave churces are the most important Norwegian contribution to European cultural heritage.
17 May 2014 marks the bicentenary of the Norwegian constitution, and the occasion is celebrated all over the country.
The most famous of all the Norwegian fortresses, is Akershus Fortress and Castle in Oslo city centre.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.