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Take tour of this cute church

This is a cute little church built in the 12th century and still in use. We found it very... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
angeleyes27
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Marlton, New Jersey
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Great place to learn some Norwegian history

This was a stop on our tour and it turned out to be a great way to learn about Norway's history... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Christopher G
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little church built in the 12th century and still in use. We found it very difficult to find, along a narrow road. The girl inside gives a very good guided tour which explains a lot of articles in the church. The...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The bus ride to Giske (and Godoy) was a bit of an adventure. After viewing the Art Nouveau quarter of Alesund, we made our way thru the tunnels which took us to the lighthouse (did not enter), the airport and the Marble Church. The story...More

1  Thank ranles76
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had a port day in Alesund and this church was one of our stops. After a few tunnels and bridges between the islands, we came to this church. The church has significant history to the area and is very nice inside. The cemetery also...More

1  Thank TP454
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Marble Church dates from 1170. Most of the marble is covered with a plaster with only two panels exposed. The church was closed and we could not see the interior. The cemetery is still active. It is interesting to see that most of the...More

1  Thank Barheat
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Alesund in I self was a beautiful city with its colorful houses and waterfront and one should make it a point to walk round the whole place when there. However, as we had a full day at this port of call, we wanted to go...More

1  Thank passionfruitsin
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This was a stop on our tour and it turned out to be a great way to learn about Norway's history. As you can imagine it focused on their religious history but they were able to explain to us how it evolved over time as...More

2  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This tiny church on the windblown Giske Island is a must while in the area. It is possible to drive here from Ålesund. Through a combination of tunnels and Bridges. Stunning landscape. So drive around the Island. The church is one if Norways oldest. Being...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The church is closed to the picnic and there is little to see on this island. Not even worth doing on a local buss skip

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Today, I was driving around on the islands around Ålesund. Traveling through the two tunnels and finally over the bridge we arrived at the Giske Church. This has much history, just explore & enjoy.

Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a Church from 1100, which has been restored to a very good standard. Based on the island of Giske - rich Viking history.

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