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Olden

Address: Stryn, Norway
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Ranked #2 of 9 things to do in Stryn
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Bergen, Norway
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96 reviews 96 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Briskdalbreen is nearby, and the little town of Olden is gorgeous. If you're in the area you need to stop by!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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191 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Looking over the Landscape the first thing you are attracted to is what appears to be an old red church nestled in the valley on the road leading out of town. We trekked down the road that had olde homes and structures with grass covered roofs. The Church was built in the 1930's. We should have continued farther down the... More 

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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

People may only remember Briskdalbreen where you can do glacier walk there, but ones cannot forget Olden the front gate of Briskdalbreen. Olden is really like heaven in earth, the stunning view along the way to Briskdalbreen, the Old Church, the fjord, glacier lakes as well as the glacier river. We should stay here 2 nights and get tracking from... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Olden is a quiet little place with just a few coffee shops some small retail outlets some lovely views and a must view church. Just go inside have a look at this super little church you don't have to be religious just enjoy and smile at the picture of the church elders!!!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Not joining one of the pricey excursions, we had a leisurely wander about, enjoyed the sun and had a coffee and took in different views of the fjord and where our ship was berthed. There's not a lot to Olden but like most of the fjords would look more spectacular with a covering of snow!

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UK
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148 reviews 148 reviews
96 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Lovely area and town of Olden. Beautiful scenery around here and not far from Briskdal Glacier. Olden situated on the Fjords. Lovely and picturesque area

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Newtownabbey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Spectacular scenery in Olden, Norway. Great time of the year to cruise the fjords, very peaceful. Great place to visit. On holiday with family.

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Derbyshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

A coach dropped us at the troll cars ( john deer 9 seater open cars) And we were driven up to the Glacier. Hard to believe its a million years old ! Spectacular vistas nice gift shop and tea room.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very small but beautiful little place. Even though it was raining it didn't take away from the stunning scenery. It was so clean and so peaceful. We just wandered around drinking in the beauty.

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Sliema, Malta
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184 reviews 184 reviews
140 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Driving around the area we were amazed at the beautiful scenery of waterfalls, hills and greenery of the landscape. The area is totally unspoilt by development and provides the visitor with the beauty of nature in serene surroundings.

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