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Nice church

I saw this church on a short side trip up from Flåm. I really liked it. Peaceful and relaxing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LostALot22
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Lombard, Illinois
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Incredibly Pleasant

This is a rare and tranquil tranquil find. A place that would not be a bad place to rest your bones... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Funtraveler2014
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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2 days ago
“Nice church ”
4 weeks ago
“Incredibly Pleasant”
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3 Vangen, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I saw this church on a short side trip up from Flåm. I really liked it. Peaceful and relaxing. Well worth a look.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a rare and tranquil tranquil find. A place that would not be a bad place to rest your bones for eternity. The location is in the center of town but is still very peaceful. The church property has a historic and charming cemetery...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

If you have some spare time and are looking for something other than the natural beauty of the area to admire, have a quick stop in the church. It is a simple, but beautiful old church that fits into the centre of town and allows...More

Thank Nomeian
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a very simple and relatively large church with very simple design. It is in the center of the village and it is surrounded by a well maintained and peaceful cemetery. The inside is also very peaceful and mystic, with good stained glass.

Thank marcopolo111
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The largest such in Norway, we stopped and visited on the way back to Flam from Osterbo Mountain Farm, an excursion from our Viking Ocean Cruise. Dating back to the 13th century, this is a must see and not often found on a tourist itinerary.

Thank John Z
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The main parish church in the Aurland district is small, but impressive early Gothic building made from a white stone. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century and completely restored in the 19th century. Great sight in the wonderful surrounding!

Thank Borzov
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Like most of the churches we saw in Norway this one is quite simple and in its simplicity it belies its age.

Thank D_PN
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Also called the Sogne Cathedral, this early 3th century church was built privately, and is beautiful in its simplicity, in and out. Thankfully, though it dominates the center of the town, it doesn't get a huge number of tourists. As it is, the church is...More

Thank HowlnBubba
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

I visited the region of Aurland mainly to see the Borgund Stave Church which is quite close by - but I discovered another little church that didn't seem to feature much in the guidebooks. The Vangen Church is in the village of Aurland which is...More

Thank Erica H
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

The lovely little while church is surrounded by a graveyard with at least one grave dating from the 1500s. Trees, flowers, benches - the bell tolling just added to the experience.

Thank Linda M
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