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“The cliff which feels fear most in the world” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lysefjord

Lysefjord
Ranked #1 of 86 things to do in Stavanger
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Tokyo, Japan
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“The cliff which feels fear most in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

It is Stavangel city used as a base of Lysefjorden
It takes 30 min by ship and 1h by bus from Stavangel to visitorcenter of Lysefjorden
It takes 2h on foot from visitorcenter to the summit of the crif.
Although a whole view of fjord can be command from the summit of the cliff, since the height of the cliff is very as high as 1Km, I am very fearful
Since there are many rocks and it is rainy, mountain-climbing boots and a raincoat are required for the way to a summit.

Visited August 2013
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“Pulpit Rock”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

This is one of the best hikes I have ever done! It was worth the trip out on the ferry from Stavanger. First of all, it is well marked and very easy to access from the city via ferry. Secondly, the trail took us less than 2 hours to hike to the top (one of our companions does not hike and he managed). We had wonderful weather as well. The view at the top is incredible! I was too chicken to sit on the edge, but it was great to watch others do it. I would allow 7 hours total to make the trip, since it does take 45 minutes with a ferry to get to the hike. Make sure you have money to pay for your parking.

Visited May 2014
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“Most amazing place I've ever been to”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

Hiked the 3-hour long trail to Preikestolen and when I arrived was completely stunned by the view of Lysefjord. It's truly breathtaking, spent few hours there just gazing at the magnitude of the sight. Grab some spare warmer clothes, it gets windy up there, go and visit, it's worth every step.

Visited May 2013
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“Beautifull on a nice day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

Both the Preikestolen and Kjaerag are well worth visiting on a nice day. Dont expect the walk to any of these places to be easy if you are from the US or Japan, you will deff need proper shoes for walking in the mountains. Mid or late summer you might get away with running/sports shoes, but expect to get your feet wet. The views are amazing and well worth the walk though! Preikestolen is easier than Kjaerag.

Visited August 2013
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“Rockface Drama - the unique Lysefjord”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

Three attractions I will focus on: (1) the 27 (!) hairpin bends at he bottom of the fjord with Ørneredet (eagels nest) restaurant at the top where the dramatic cut in the earth's surface will be best appreciated about 1000 m above sea, (2) from Ørneredet take the breathtaking hike 2,5-3 hrs along the edge to Kjerag, a precipice with the much photographed "bolt" (boulder) lodged in a cleft 1000 m above the fjord, and (3) the Pulpit Rock about halfway out the fjord which see 100 000 visitors every year. Now if you missed the BASE jumpers at Kjerag be sure to spot them from the ferry running in and out the fjord! Clear vision is of the essence and Lysefjorden will be on your retina for ever!

Visited August 2013
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