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Roldal Stave Church

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Beautiful interior

The outside is rather boring compared with to other stave churches, but the interior is very... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
southofoz
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Tasmania
Peaceful setting for historic church

One of the main reasons took E134 between Bergen and Oslo. Well worth a stop when arriving from... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Otto L
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Hayward, California
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The outside is rather boring compared with to other stave churches, but the interior is very beautiful indeed. Unfortunately the entry is way overpriced, asking 50 NOK per person, including teenage children. Churches should not charge entry, but rather ask for donation. Only one of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

One of the main reasons took E134 between Bergen and Oslo. Well worth a stop when arriving from Bergen before it closes. The docent was very pleasant and knowledgeable, and there are also some medieval relics as walk around. As usual, exit posted clearly by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This Stave church was built in the 13th century sometime between the years 1200 and 1250. "Stave churches are considered to be among the most important examples of wooden Medieval architecture in Europe....A stave church is made of wood, and the construction is made out...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A classical wood building, besides the road. With easy free parking. A ticket is needed to visit from inside. You can buy it in a building with reestrooms and bar. The complex includes a museum and a small walk around. Guided tours in some days...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank angelgcgirona
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very nice to spend here some time and see and read how old this is, 1250 AD. Impressive to see how they build this and with the graveyard in front a place of serenity and rest.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Henk M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The church looks nice on the inside and outside. I like all the paintings on the inside, it's not like any other church I have seen. Nice place to take a break when you're on the road.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The 13th Century Roldal Stave Church was the most interesting of the three stave churches we visited on a trip to Norway. To start with, it is still in use, so a living monument, rather than an historical artefact. The pained interior and miracle cross...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ashok-Seenu
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Obviously the church is very old and beautifly preserved, all around clean and nice ....like all Norway, especially on a sunny day. Problem was that the church was closed, and it s mostly like this.....be sure to check opening hours before you go.

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank gabriel .
Reviewed 16 August 2015

What a beauty, certainly after we got an explanation of its history. certainly worthwhile to visit when in Roldal

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Gallo03
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

This small church is well worth some of your time. Not so easy to see, but easy to access from the main road through Røldal. Drive past the camping sites. Information sheet in several languages avaliable. Entrance fee

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Halvard S
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