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Trendy, Colourful Area

This area is well worth finding. Follow harbour around the curve, with sea on left. At first... read more

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Francine23
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Truro, United Kingdom
Lively and colurfull bar area of Stavanger

Ovre Holmegate is a Lively and colurfull bar area of Stavanger. Lots going on, especially in the... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2019
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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A colourful street in the centre of Stavanger where all buildings have been painted in fresh colours.
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Ovre Holmegate, Stavanger 4006, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is well worth finding. Follow harbour around the curve, with sea on left. At first roundabout, turn right into Ovre Homegate. Shops and buildings all painted in bright colours. Very quirky shops and plenty of lively pavement cafes.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Ovre Holmegate is a Lively and colurfull bar area of Stavanger. Lots going on, especially in the evenings. Safe to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed February 3, 2019

A visit in the "coloured street" in Stavanger is always cosy. The houses are painted in all different colours and the old houses are well taken care of. The atmosphere is fantastic, highly recommendable when visiting Stavanger.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Fancy buildings and nice cafes. Worth the watch if you are visiting Stavanger. However, in the summer it seems like the area have a problem with smell coming out of the sewer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Josteinfi
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

All year long, this street keeps the heartbeat of Stavanger. Each bar is a little different and the connecting streets have plenty of shopping opportunities and art performances. It’s always evolving so keep checking back and discover new things.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a colourful street in the Stavanger city with full of life and attractions. Really love it 😍

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Tiny cafes, restaurants, shops and pubs. Out door serving, and a great atmosphere. In winter, there is lot’s of outdoor lightning hanging as a roof over the street

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Really quite special little street with a handful of non-chain small cafes and bars, very colorful and nice place for a cup of coffee/tea, handmade chocolate or a little lunch. Best in earlt summer and sunny weather for outdoor sitting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kantor72
Reviewed October 12, 2018

...in a historic „village“ type setting. Relatively nice setting, but reflecting the small size of the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flowwolf
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This street was reborn when someone got the idea to paint all the buildings in bright colors. OvreHolmegate is now lined with shops, restaurants, and bars. There is even a mural there from the guy who ultimately went to Facebook to paint murals and was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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lacovi3
March 28, 2017|
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Around 10 minutes by feet - just back . Greetings from Stavanger 👍
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Hi! The street is literally not even a 5 minute walk from where the cruise ships usually come into so you'll be fine! The city centre is close together, either look it up onine before you go or ask someone for directions but... More
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The statue of Asbjørn Kloster is located at the corner between Kannikgata and Madlaveien.
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