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A beautiful church with superbly kept graveyard. All were decorated with flowers and headstones... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2016
Skala, Greece
visited on a visit to Alesund

This is a very pretty church and super well kept cemetery. The grounds are immaculate and the... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
Linda M
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Aug 13, 2016
May 18, 2016
“visited on a visit to Alesund”
Borgund Church is situated in the old trading community Borgundkaupangen, and is partially built on the remains of the old St. Peter's Church from the 12th century. Most parts of today's church are from 1904, with lovely carvings by Nicolai Mejdel...more
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

A beautiful church with superbly kept graveyard. All were decorated with flowers and headstones kept immaculately clean. There are benches placed around it and I found it a very peaceful place to sit and think for a while.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a very pretty church and super well kept cemetery. The grounds are immaculate and the church is small and very cute. This is the third time I have visited here and it doesn't change at all. Well worth a visit, very pretty and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Linda M
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We visited this church as part of a cruise ship excursion. Unfortunately, we could not enter the church - apparently it is not open on Saturdays - but we did walk around the exterior and the extensive graveyard. Visiting the church and graveyard has historic...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank practans
Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had high expectations when we visited this stave church. Our expectations were exceeded. The workmanship is beautiful and the design reminds of the vikings ship that once roamed the area. We were unable to enter the building, but the outside of this all wood...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Starlawyer
Reviewed April 28, 2015

The first time I visited Borgund Kirke, was on a summers evening. When we walked into the church, there was a choir singing, so we sat up the back and soaked in the moment. The church features beautiful rounded ceilings which are start white in...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank estherdonnelly
Reviewed August 24, 2014

For us it was nothing unusual or exceptional... but its overall great to see how all the things have been rebuilt after the destruction in fire in early 19th century...

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Nins_12
Reviewed June 3, 2013

What a trip back to the Middle Ages! Well preserved and unchanged, and with unique construction. There are only 29 of these churches left in Norway and this is supposed to be the least changed and most "authentic."

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank karena1953
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