Ovre Holmegate
Ovre Holmegate
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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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Josie C
Brighton, UK582 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Arrived in port on a grey day. Walked into town, which was pretty with cobbled streets and lots of shops to browse. Unfortunately it started to rain really heavy and as it was mid morning we decided just to get soaked and headed back to ship. There are activities available to book on shore such as rib trip but weather decided the rest of our day on board.
Written July 9, 2023
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FiftyFifty5050
Montgomery, UK862 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Our guide book made this sound much more than it was in reality. We had imagined that this was a street of residential houses, where the owners had painted them in different colours, but it seemed to be mainly coffee shops and restaurants and a few shops.

Visiting in December, there was little sunlight, where the colours might have shown up more, but it was pretty with the canopy of fairy lights at night.

Overall though, it was very much a disappointment. Certainly visit if you are walking down the street anyway, but really not worth going out of your way.
Written December 17, 2023
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luke greenwood
Huddersfield, UK218 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Friends
Loved the coloured buildings but as Norway is currently in a lockdown all the bars and restaurants were shut. Therefore there was no buzz and no atmosphere. There was a few shops open and plenty of tourists. Can imagine it been a great place to visit when more is open
Written January 2, 2022
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Bhaswati D
Helsinki, Finland176 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Pretty , colourful, charming houses. Lots of cafeteria, hotels, shops there and near it. Walking on cobbled stone Street was something we always cherish.
Very near to the Norwegian petroleum museum. About a few minutes walk. There was a beautiful lake too, nearby. Lovely experience and would recommend it to fellow travellers.
Written January 7, 2023
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Dickd1946
Charleston, SC1,221 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Couples
Happy Colours stimulate Happy People... Let's hope so anyway. These colourfully painted wooden structures are just FUN to stroll through and enjoy whether you are shopping or catching a snack and drink or just ingesting the uniqueness of the area.
Written February 2, 2015
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Navy85
Sandnes, Norway23 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2012
Some houses in different colors in a street. Nothing special, not even anything original. And this is just trying to make something out of nothing, the houses used to be white or unpainted until somebody came up with an idea to attrack attention. Meh.....
Written May 11, 2013
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shane😁😁
Northamptonshire, UK14,304 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2016 • Couples
Stavanger is extremely easy to walk from the cruise ship as the ship pulls up right into the heart of the town...virtually alongside the old town too.After a good walk around both old and new towns we had a wander down Ovre Holmgate and both had to admit that this was our favourite part of Stavanger...decent little places for a bite to eat as well as little souvenir shops can also be found in the area too....wonderful colourful part of town.
Written March 27, 2017
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JC
Europe150 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
A lovely, colourful street with great bars and coffee shops. Nicest street in Stavanger. Would recommend Bøker og Børst for coffee and Cirkus for beers.
Written August 5, 2020
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MissT303
Oslo, Norway172 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
Colourful houses and a cobblestone walking street in the center of Stavanger. Charming, but not terribly interesting.
Written July 30, 2020
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Me Myself I
Ghent, Belgium38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
This colorful street is a must-see in a nearly complete white city. Be aware: in Norway shops/bars don't open until 11am. So don't bother waking up early to see this street. It's much nicer to see when everything is open in the afternoon.
Written May 22, 2018
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