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Roldal Stave Church

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Address: Kyrkjevegen, Roldal, Norway
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Charming little church

In the middle of Røldal. A goal for pilgrims in july - the end of a weeks pilgrimage. Nice wall paintings.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2013
Jan R
Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark
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Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

In the middle of Røldal. A goal for pilgrims in july - the end of a weeks pilgrimage. Nice wall paintings.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

There is a plenty of Stave churches in Norway. This one is not nice, but not exceptionally big, old nor nice. It is truly average place, but still a nice one, so if you drive near Roldal, you probably should stop and pay a visit. The fee was around 30 NOK.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

There are about a little bit less then 30 stave churches left in Norway, one more impressive then the other one...... I have seen a few of them and the one in Røldal is in my opinion not very spectacular regarding the looks, architecture, woodcarving, size. Go visit it if you are in the area, but don't plan your whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Røldal is about 100km inland from the coastal mid-point between Stavanger and Bergen, or 318km west of Oslo, on the E134 road. It is in a beautiful setting at the bottom of a lush valley with high hills on 3 sides. This stave church in Røldal was built around the year 1250, and during the middle ages was the most... More 

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