The Stave Churches

The Stave Churches in Norway The Stave churches are  the most important examples of the European medieval architecture when we look at wooden constructions. Most of the stave churches built in Norway during the Middle Ages were stave churches. Timber was the natural building material then- and is still the …

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Urnes Stave Church-One of the many stave churches in Norway

List over Stave Churches

List Over Stave Churches in Norway In Lustrafjorden, on a beautifully pointed and narrow piece of land that juts out into the sea surrounded by farms and fruit trees, is the stave church which was incorporated into the World Heritage Site in 1979. Urnes stave church is the oldest and most …

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Borgund Stave Church

Borgund Stave church Borgund stave church is located in Borgund in the Laerdal municipality in the county Sogn og Fjordane. Approx. 200 km east of the city Bergen, and 50 km from Flam. This church is considered as a very well preserved stave church -the most authentic of all- from the …

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Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church Located in the village of Ornes, the Urnes Stave Church is a historic landmark in Norway that attracts thousands of tourists every year. The church was originally constructed in the 12th century and sits on the eastern side of a large fjord, presenting visitors with a glimpse …

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Heddal Stave Church

The magnificent Heddal Stave Church is the largest stave church in all of Norway. Constructed all the way back in the 13th century, it has been through several renovations due to poor maintenance over the years, most notably in the 16th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The most recent restoration of …

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