This is in fact just a copy of the original church. The original burned down, as a "Satanist" put it on fire. It is a nice copy, but still just a copy.
I was there in December when the church itself was closed. But even outside it looked great. Very nice location and walk there from Fantoft bybanestop
Rebuilt after a fire in 1992. The church was originally built in Fortun in Sogn in 1150, then moved to Fantoft in 1883 Beautiful carvings and worth the time. Free admission with the Bergen Card.
Wasn't open at this time of year (early October) but still nice to visit and view from the outside. It's set in beautiful woodland and fairly easy to get to by public transport. I took the light railway to 'Fantoft', it's a few minutes walk up the hill from there, there are some signs but they are a little sparse.... More
Loved the free admission, and not sure I'd pay to go inside. It's small and dark and though the carving is nice, you can just take pictures of the outside for free.
For a small price, you can go inside the fence and see the church. This is a replica, but we wanted to visit a stavkirke and our visit to relatives did not take us by any "authentic" ones. They have built a viewing stand which gives you an excellent view of the site. To get there, you walk through some... More
It is very nice to look at, but it is a replica, and behind a fence. the latter being the most troublesome for me, as I prefer to walk up close and preferably inside such buildings. But the church is in a very nice "parkish" area, so the walk and the nature make it a better experience. The children was... More
They rebuilt the church after it burnt down. (The last time we saw it, the church was still having work done.) Now they have a viewing stand where you can get a higher view from outside. The inside has beautiful carvings. It's hard to tell where to park and you have to hike down to get there but it's still... More
Driving on GPS and following signs we found a bus parking. After parking we were able to find a sign for that path to the church. Seems we left Bergen too early because at 8:45 AM it was still closed. Not only that but it was fenced inn so we couldn't even walk up close.
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