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I have a love of architectural history and this 14th century stave church has many elements to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
trillian d
Fine example of a stave church

We visited thismchirch on a recent cruise trip around the Atlantic road. It was a fine example of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Tracey C
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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A beautiful and special stave church. Kvernes stave church, dating from approx. 1300 AD., is one of the youngest of the Norwegian stave churches. Located with a magnificent view over the Kvernes fjord and the Frei fjordtwo fjords. Inside choir...more
Kvernes 6530, Norway
+47 71 51 44 77
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This stave church is unique, with about 5 supporting cross beams on each side. We didn't get to visit inside the church (closed since beginning of September), its exterior itself is beautiful and interesting enough for us, especially when compared to the modern white color...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have a love of architectural history and this 14th century stave church has many elements to fascinate. The walls are highly painted in the traditional designs. There are many design elements that make this church unique. Definitely worth a stop!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We visited thismchirch on a recent cruise trip around the Atlantic road. It was a fine example of an old stave church and there was someone to tell you all about it's history. You can also seethe new church next to it to see comparisons

1  Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We made a port call at Kristiansund, Norway on a recent cruise. We wanted to see some of Norway's countryside and were advised to take a trip out to this church. It was a relaxing 2-hour drive from the port but well worth the effort...More

Thank Eddiemack
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nice historical place , old stave church and very old grave yard. If you are travelling by car , it is nice to make a little stop and discover more og history . Church was closed on week days low season.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Lovely setting next to the new church. Young ladies dressed in costumes there to explain its history. Parking behind the new church

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this stave church, from the outside it's ordinary, but I found the interior very nice and unique. Interesting wall pairings dating back to the 1700 century. The church sits on a beautiful property overlooking the fiord. Next door to the old church is a...More

Thank Fligh
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We were told to look for this type of church and glad we did. The guides were excellent and the history of the church fascinating.

1  Thank BryanMm
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Look for the sign for the stavkirche on the right side of Rt. 64 (traveling toward Kristiansund) as you approach Bruhagen. It's an enjoyable 9 km. drive along the fjord (notice the carved owls in a multi-limbed tree on your right). We visited near the...More

2  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Worth a detour if you are in the area of the Atlantic Road. Its perhaps not the most spectacular stave church in Norway, but still well worth a visit. It sits on a headland, with wonderful views across the fiord. The inside is really interesting...More

2  Thank lorraine c
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