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Thankfully, Ålesund isn’t a large city so our trip here didn’t mess up our plans for the day BUT it is only open on Sundays in August. We stopped by on a Friday afternoon and were disappointed that both the hours of operation posted on...More
It's an old little wooden house that was the only one in that whole area that survived a devastating fire of Ålesund in 1904.
There's a nice little museum inside where you can learn it's miraculous story, and a cosy cafe with local waffles and...More
We were visiting Alesund on a cruise, and came across this house by chance. It survived the great fire of 1904 that destroyed most of the town. The story is that the day before the fire, the owner had a visit from an angel, who...More
Very interesting story and incredible renovation of the old house from before the great fire in Ålesund. Fascinating to see the room where Anders Nord sat surrounded by the flames that did not destroy the house because of his promise to an angel who visited...More
This house survived the big fire of Aalesund in 1904. All other houses surrounding Waldehuset burned, but the man ho lived there trusted the angel that he would be spared..
The woman that runs the museum is a good storyteller, and it is cosy and...More
While spending the day in Alesund we stumbled across this little Museum, which has free entry. The main history to this house was the great fire in Alesund and how only one house survived. The house has been left exactly the same and no refurbishment...More