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  1. Add Nedstrand Church to your Itinerary

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    Nedstrand
    5560 Nedstrand

    Nedstrand Church was built in 1868. In 1829 architect Linstow made a standard design for Norwegian churches. Nedstrand church is built mainly after his design but architect Conrad Fredrik von der Lippe did not follow this rigidly. He gave the...

  2. Add Stødle Church to your Itinerary

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    Stødle
    5590 Etne

    In Stødle, as at Grindheim, we are able to observe the connection between the church, cemetery and a pre-Christian burial ground. The long church was the Viking chieftain Erling Skakke's private chapel from about 1160. The stone section was built in...

  3. Add Grindheim Church to your Itinerary

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    Grindheim
    5590 Etne

    In Grindheim, as at Støle, we are able to observe the connection between the church, the cemetery and a pre-Christian burial ground. This was the largest burial site in Etne with more than 200 burial mounds. Today most of it is cultivated farmland...

  4. Add Gjerde Church to your Itinerary

    Address

    Etne
    5590 Etne

    Gjerde Church erected in 1676. Features include distinctive wall decorations. Rune stone adjacent to the church.

  5. Add Ølen Church to your Itinerary

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    Ølen
    5580 Ølen

    The present church in Ølen was built in 1874. It was built by the sea to save worshippers who had rowed to church from having to climb the steep hill, and to shelter the church from harsh weather. Ølen Church contains artefacts (about 400 years old)...

  6. Add St. Olav`s church at Avaldsnes - the mighty monument of former days of glory! to your Itinerary

    Address

    4299 Avaldsnes

    Avaldsnes is the oldest royal seat in Norway!

    It was here Harald Fairhair established his main royal seat after winning the battle at Hafrsfjord in 872 AD. Avaldsnes kept this position of power until 1450. Today, the beautiful Olav’s church is the...

  7. Add Utsira Church to your Itinerary

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    Utsira
    5547 Utsira

    Construction of this timbered church started in 1780. It was completed in 1785 and was officially opened the same year. At that time it looked like a wooden box without a tower. Folklore has it that the timber was floated to the island as logs and...

  8. Add Our Saviour's Church to your Itinerary

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    Skåregata 145
    5501 Haugesund

    The church was designed by Architect Einar Halleland. The building is constructed in red-facing-brick and in a New-Gotic, historistic style. The tower is 160 feet high. The church was dedicated in 1901 and can seat 1030 people.

  9. Add Valestrand Church to your Itinerary

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    Ulveraker
    5554 Valevåg
  10. Add Bokn Church to your Itinerary

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    Boknaberg
    5561 Bokn

    Bokn Church is the only church at Bokn. It`s a traditional wooden long church and it was consecrated in 1847 and seats 300 persons. The altarpiece from 1924 is painted by Ole Frøvig (Haugesund).

    Bokn was established as a separate church parish,...

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