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Fantoft Stavkirke

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Address: Paradis, Bergen, Norway
Phone Number: 47 55 28 07 10
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A nice walk to find this gem.

After finding the bus route, was a bit of walking...signs could be better to get there, but worth the trek through a nice neighborhood. We arrived a bit late in Bergen, so this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Roswell, Georgia
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State of Sao Paulo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The stave church is beautiful, but I was disappointed because there was no information about it. There were no flyers or any information about it on Norwegian, English or any other language. To get there you have to take the tram in Bergen and the journey takes about 15 minutes plus 10 minute walk.

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We wanted to visit a stave church and this is the only one nearest to Bergen. Easily accessible via the Bergen Light Rail (stop at Fantoft and walk about 15 mins to location). Although not an original, it was built based on an original stave church. The interior is very basic. Probably not worth the entrance fee of NOK80 as... More 

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Shinjuku, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The church itself is beautiful, but since it is made in the 15th hundreds, I would have liked more info to find out about the architecture etc. since we are not traveling with groups.

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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

After finding the bus route, was a bit of walking...signs could be better to get there, but worth the trek through a nice neighborhood. We arrived a bit late in Bergen, so this was open later than the others, and since on our two day pass we rode the city bus to the museum. Was nice to see a stav... More 

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Velserbroek
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the things to see for us was the famous Fantoft church. Amazing how they built thus church, all wood with a interesting construction, a kind of layers. You only can see that when you are in front if this church. And always the danger if fire, as many buildings in Norway, because of it's wooden status. A visit... More 

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byron bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice church. Looks really nice on the outside. Definitly worth a walk (not easy to reach by wheelchairs). If you want to visit the inside you have to pay.. It was nice, but not sure if it was wortht he money. You can see the outside for free.

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Fantoft Stave Church as it exists today is a replica of the one burned down by an arsonist. I think they did a excellent job re-creating it when you compare it to an original stave church such as Borgund. There is an "old" feel and smell to Borgund that would be impossible to recreate but structurally it looks pretty... More 

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Reeds Spring, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Worth the time, beautiful church. There is no cost, but you can leave a donation for upkeep. Beware, it always rains in Bergen!

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a church, pretty one but thats about it. Its story is on the interesting side tho. Its a bit off the beaten track and i would never take visiting friends here unless they had an interest in the story.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I would recommend this activity if you are in Bergen for a third or fourth day. It is not the main attraction, takes a decent chunk of time to get to (you must take a bus out to the suburbs, and then take a 10-15 minute uphill hike), and is the only attraction in the area. The church itself was... More 

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Address: Paradis, Bergen, Norway
Phone Number: 47 55 28 07 10
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen

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