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4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A well preserved insight into the past in Stavanger. The largely white wooden buildings that make up the old town are located a short distance to the cruise ship berths. It was pleasant to walk around and provided a nice photo opportunity. A museum, cafe...More

3  Thank Globetrotter2102
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This was a lovely walk and the flowers were just stunning. There is a free museum/open house showing how people used to live.

1  Thank tes108
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The young guide was very well informed and took us through the lovely wooden houses in the old town. We also passed the Norweigan canning Museum that was very successful canning sardines.

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

175 wooden houses which give you a real good feel of what life may have been 200 years ago Well preserved and very interesting Does require some uphill climbing and can be very busy with people but so glad we ventured in to have a...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our Viking Ocean Cruise ship docked a 5 min walk from the centre of town. We did a walking tour with a local guide who was very knowledgeable. Interesting facts at every point. We had the luxury of enjoying some shopping time on our own....More

Thank swan1955
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

A blast from the past. A great area to wander slowly through. Absolutely full of character. All residents clearly take a pride in their properties and gardens. Just take your time and admire.

Thank Tony36
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Feels like you just want to hug this place. So cool to take photos in. Really loved it here. Went back multiple times!

Thank bChAnTeLLeb
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The old part of town has a variety of shops And is a nice walk. The walk is not too long. Coffee houses are expensive.

1  Thank Stella P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Away from the bustle of the town center this is a breath of fresh air. The oldish buildings are kept in top notch condition which must be quite a feat with the cold and seaside (salty) conditions. Most residences have some form of garden if...More

1  Thank sue C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We loved this old area with the totally over the top cute houses. Magical. If you have an opportunity, absolutely worth a visit.

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missmo52
20 June 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi our ship docked alongside the old stavanger area so not very far. The paths are hilly with steps at the end so you will need to turn back & retrace your path I think. Not a problem because there is plenty to see. The... More
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FellowTraveler542655
3 April 2018|
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Response from Kristian N | Reviewed this property |
sorry for way to late reply haven't used the app for a while . I hope you found out that they have open .hope you enjoyed your stay
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Matt C
28 June 2017|
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Response from PaulS13108 | Reviewed this property |
Hallo Matt. Stavanger Old Town is in the middle of Stavanger itself. It is easily visible because it is perched on a hilltop looking over the harbour. If you get lost, ask anyone. It will not be more than a 7 minute walk or... More
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