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Heddal Stave Church

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Incredibly beautiful! But remember there church is closed if you visit off season

Amazing architecture, amazing landscape, very beautiful! But you need to know that you can only see... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
Amazing architecture

Very nice stopover. Church was just amazing. So sad about the attempted burning of it. restoration... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Barbara M
Stover, Missouri
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Heddalsvegen 412, Notodden 3676, Norway
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All reviews stave church the main road paintings on the walls covered walkway amazing architecture road trip worth a visit buy the tickets entrance fee oslo cafe wood viking interior nok restoration construction
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Amazing architecture, amazing landscape, very beautiful! But you need to know that you can only see the outside of the church if you visit the place off season.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SSMH
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very nice stopover. Church was just amazing. So sad about the attempted burning of it. restoration has been done and looks excellent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

There are quite a lot of people in this place almost every time of the year. It is a good place to visit though but be prepared of all the people. To be able to enter into the church you must buy a ticket. When...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must see! The architecture is amazing, the history is very interesting and it was nice to have people in period costume to ask questions of. My ancestors attended here so it was a very special visit!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 223maggie
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Definitely worthwhile driving here. The atmosphere, the smell, the architecture are all very special. For us, and we are no church goers, a real spiritual experience. A pity that the bar/ restaurant (where you buy the tickets to visit the church) do not allow dogs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Iconic stave church, not the prettiest but definitely worth a visit. Ample parking and easy to find.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This church is just a masterpiece. Over 800 years old with all its pride and glory. Tickets can be bought for about 80 NOK i believe.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This wooden church is situated on the road between Notodden and Rjukan, where most campers and hikers pass by. Also, it is easily accessible by bus. The landscape is eye-catching and this iconic church just spies it up. I recommend a short visit and enjoying...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We came on a sunday and the church was closed. We walked around outside and enjoyed the amazing building. It is a pretty interesting church to see and it is in a good condition.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MariH823
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This church is the oldest preserved wodden in Norway. This is the place you go if ur interested in culture of Norway.the actual church is soaked in tar and is ancient with wodden viking runes. Dont smoke around here if you cant handle open fire,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Anna S
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I do not believe you can make reservations - it's never so crowded that you won't be able to get in. When I was there, there were only a handful of people and no tour buses at all. It's small enough that even a big group... More
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