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stone boulders..ancient burial

Stones and boulders a huge mound of collected stones. Weather beaten. Needs more plaques or texts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
y0rkshire_0wl
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Interesting walk

On leaving our cruise ship we were directed by a Tourist Information spokesperson to a clearly... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Ingrid S
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Part of the cultural landscape is formed by the largest collection of ancient burial sites in western Norway, with 350 graves dating from 400 - 1.000 AD. Cultural history maps available at the Tourist Office.
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Haereid, 5783, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stones and boulders a huge mound of collected stones. Weather beaten. Needs more plaques or texts to explain the importance of burial sites.

Thank y0rkshire_0wl
Reviewed 28 May 2018

On leaving our cruise ship we were directed by a Tourist Information spokesperson to a clearly marked route , over the river and up to the lake before ascending to the burial ground. It’s a lovely walk surrounded by mountains, and then descending to the...More

1  Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

You have to use your imagination when you go to visit the Viking Burial Site. We were told that the gaves go back to 400 but, they are not defined since they did things differently then. There are mounds of rocks around so you have...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you head towards the Haereid Iron Age Burial Site along the river after crossing it in Eidfjord by the petrol station, you will reach two very nice viewpoints. The first one by the lake (nice beach, if you are a northerner you can even...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great little walk. Some climbing and good views. Some walking along the beautiful salmon river. Burial mounds were understandably just rocky mounds so don't expect more. 😁

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have known about this site without tripadvisor, there are not many signal on the road. Follow the river on the right bank until you find the yellow marks that will lead you uphill. On the top you will find a small wooden box...More

1  Thank Agata G
Reviewed 11 June 2017

we really enjoyed the hour long walk. We walked up the side of the river and through the woods.There is a clean toilet available on the path. We saw lots of wildlife and birds nesting. Yes, the graves are just mounds of stones, but they...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The actual burial site is just a pile of stones but the walk to it is well worth doing. From Eidfjord we passed the petrol station with a red sign, took the footbridge over the river then turned right onto a narrow tarmac road which...More

2  Thank MJ2109
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We got lucky the weather was in the 70s . Stunning location calm fjord towering mountains covered with snow haha it was roasting. We loved the walk along the raging river to the Eidfjord easy flat walking. From the fjord there is a bit of...More

4  Thank jackodanapoint
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I saw these from the Trolltrain and only 2 were visible, apparantly there are more. You can walk to this site from Eidfjord. The graves are a pile of large boulders with what looks like a ring of boulders around that. They are not marked...More

Thank Christine M
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