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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 3 weeks ago
Tracey C
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Middle Ages Wooden Church

We made a port call at Kristiansund, Norway on a recent cruise. We wanted to see some of Norway's... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Eddiemack
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

Thank Rita B
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

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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
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is the first stave church I have visited. I loved it. It is such a beautiful and special place.

1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 August 2016

As one of the few remaining Stave Churches in Norway this place is certainly worth a visit. The entrance fee is needed to perform maintenance on the church and includes a small guided tour in German, English or Norwegian. The interior is largely in original...More

1  Thank David B
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