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Old Stavanger

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Address: 4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Old Stavanger on the west side of Vågen comprises 173 wooden buildings from the turn of the 18th century. Most of them are small, white cottages

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Stavanger on the west side of Vågen comprises 173 wooden buildings from the turn of the 18th century. Most of them are small, white cottages

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is a must for tourists coming to Stavanger. It is close to the harbour and has an easy access from the waterside. The houses are old, but up to date and very well kept. Most of them are white and have a lovely outdoor area with all kinds of flowers in the Summer and Christmas decorations and lights... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful old wooden houses close to the seaside. Paved narrow streets with art shops and small cafe's. The only problem is that cruise ships block the view during the summer season.

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Stokke, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Stavanger was very interesting to visit. It was a bit hard to find at first, but it was worth it. The buildings in Old Stavanger were built in the 18th century, and it was interesting to see the old buildings and the architecture. Walking along the streets of Old Stavanger, laid with cobblestone, I completely forgot that I was... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These houses are all painted white and they are still residential till today. A walk through this serene neighborhood enables you to get yourself fully relaxed. If tired, get a ticket to visit the maritime museum and canning museum, which are both within walking distance. If you still have energy, book a cruise to see the Pulpit Rock. From old... More 

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Vasteras, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really relaxing and beautiful area to walk around in. You are amazed to see all the small cobblestone alleys with the homey houses clinging to their sides making it look like a miniature town within the city. I can really recommend it, especially towards the evening when the street lights and the lights inside the houses come... More 

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Sunny Stoney by the sea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see if you come from somewhere with a lot of (old) history. Didn't fancy the canning museum but you never know...

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find from the port. Nice to see how clean and bright all the residents keep it. Some very pretty houses and a number of cobbled streets to walk round - a short circular tour is best, in our opinion. Worth doing though.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old town is not ver old, nt very big and also not very charming, but You can find some nice spots and places. The best of is surrounding nature and best around Stavanger is Lysefjord, Preikestolen and Kjerag.

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Schattdorf, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is the traditional area of stavanger. Small white wooden houses and narrow streets make for a nice spot to stroll and enjoy the atmosphere.

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