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A burial ground from year 500. Most interesting.

Not very easy to find.Take the road from Larvik to Sandefjord by the sea. After Tjølling Church... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Inger K
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Durban, South Africa
A very special and interesting place for everyone interested in history

Just outside Sandefjord you can find this very interesting ancient burial ground from abt.400-600... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
Even H
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Norway
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14 Feb 2018
“A burial ground from year 500. Most interesting.”
6 Aug 2016
“Best historical place around”
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Istrehagan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from persons, beer's paws, china, a needle and other grave gifts are found at Jaberg in Tjolling. The cultural monument Istrehagan...more
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Not very easy to find.Take the road from Larvik to Sandefjord by the sea. After Tjølling Church there is a road to the left toward Jåberg. Follow the sightseeing sign. It is Worth a visit. Free enterence, no cafeteria.

Thank Inger K
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We always bring visitors here. It can be difficult to find, just follow the historical markers, even we it feels like you're about to drive into Grandmas driveway. The signs have some English, but take someone with you who can speak Norwegian so they can...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Viking burial ground with stones in a ship formation. A quiet place with litteratur visitors, although more impressive than the viking sites of Gogstadhaugen or Skiringsal

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Just outside Sandefjord you can find this very interesting ancient burial ground from abt.400-600 AD with five stone circles. There are also two ship settings and the largest of them being 25m long with 18 erected stones. This place is unique in Norway as it...More

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