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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

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Address: Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund 5600, Norway
Description: 2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best...
2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best known and photographed waterfalls of the country, where you can walk under and behind the waterfall. Stone monument astrophysicist Svein Rosseland. Represented Norway on Expo 2000.
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Walk behind the waterfall without getting wet :-)

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall is situated just outside the little village of Norheimsund in Hardangerfjord - one hour by car from Bergen. One of few waterfalls you actually can walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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Bergen, Norway
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall is situated just outside the little village of Norheimsund in Hardangerfjord - one hour by car from Bergen. One of few waterfalls you actually can walk behind without getting wet. Recently the path along and behind the waterfall has been improved a lot. A rail has been put up, and there is built a platform where you can... More 

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11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Although Norway is full of water and waterfall, this one is specific! A huge quantity of water falls down from a rock. A nice trail leads you under the waterfall and one can enjoy staying under it. There is a nearby parking and toilets/bathrooms as well as little a restaurant with souvenirs.

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London
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59 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We visited the waterfall one cold, snowy day in March and found that it was spectacular and very attractive in the snow. What made it for us was just standing back and watching the scale of the landscape with the water falling down the snow covered cliff with flakes of snow gently falling. There were some other visitors there at... More 

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Caddington
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84 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This beautiful watewrfall on the outskirts of Bergan has been developed to allow you to walk right up and behind the water as it falls down the mountainside. When we visited in early September there had been very little rain ( unusual for this time of year in the Bergan area!) so the volume of water was not as heavy... More 

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Levice, Slovakia
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68 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Free parking, and toilet. Many souvernirs shops and caffe. Ideal place to have a nice photo from Norway.

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Essen, Germany
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22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

nice place to make wonderful pictures.We very lucky to get a sunny day which helped us to make outstanding pictures.

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stopped here enroute to Bergen. Large parking and tourist centre next to waterfall less than 5 minutes walk away. You can walk to the base and behind the waterfall. But not as spectecular as some of the other nearby waterfalls located in the more forested areas such as latefossen.

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Bergen, Norway
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The place is now less original than before, but the path to the fall is more secure and stable. Real bus parking and free toilets. The souvenir shop there is (or at least was) a bit cheaper than in other places.

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Bergen, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Here people can go under the waterfall. It is quite Nice. And it is free. The place have got some Small shops as well. Including restrooms. A good place to stop and take some pictures if u got the time :) They have also got a new and big parking area for everyone.

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Paris, France
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Nice little stop on our visit around Hardanger fjorden. The walk up is easy and short. The area is beautiful. It has shops, café & restroom. It's free of charge to see the waterfall. It is also near a gas station.

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