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  1. Add Haugesund Town Hall to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 33 reviews33 reviews

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    5528 Haugesund

    Haugesund Town Hall was a gift from shipowner Knut Knutsen OAS and his wife Elisabeth. The town hall was designed by architects Gudolf Blakstad and Hermann Munthe-Kaas and was officially opened in 1931. The park was opened in 1949. The town hall is...

  2. Add Norway's national monument to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 89 reviews89 reviews

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    Haraldshaugen
    5515 Haugesund

    Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre had been located. This is where the national monument of the unification of Norway was erected in...

  3. Add Tysværtunet Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Aksdalsvegen 157
    5570 Aksdal

    The gallery is located in the entrance lobby of tysværtunet Kulturhus Cultural Centre, and has the capacity for exhibit- ing diverse works of art. Most of the exhibitions are held under the auspices of tysvær art society in conjunction with the...

  4. 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)...

  5. Add Sandbekken Bygdetun/Village to your Itinerary

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    Sandbekken
    5570 Aksdal

    Sandbekken Bygdetun village is a small collection of old build- ings, which includes the Cleng Peerson house. the house was moved here in 1975 in conjunction with the 150-year commem- oration of emigration to america. Cleng Peerson from tysvær led...

  6. Add Quaker House, Stakland to your Itinerary

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    Rådhuset
    5570 Aksdal

    The only remaining intact Quaker House in Scandinavia with its own cemetery. Open by arrangement.

  7. Add Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 119 reviews119 reviews

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    Kong Augvaldsvei 103
    4262 Avaldsnes

    For 3000 years chieftains and kings controlled the strait Karmsundet – Nordvegen – the shipping lane that gave Norway its name. At Nordvegen History Centre you can learn about the sovereigns that controlled the coast of Norway from Avaldsnes. Some...

  8. 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...

  9. Add Memorial to the M.V. Folgefonden to your Itinerary

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    Kaien
    Skånevik
    5593 Skånevik

    The monument was erected in memory of the 26 passengers that were lost when the M. V. Folgefonden capsized on 22nd August 1908. The memorial is located at the ferry terminal in Skånevik.

  10. Add Gjerde Church to your Itinerary

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    Etne
    5590 Etne

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

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