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Always lively, great for extroverts

All year long, this street keeps the heartbeat of Stavanger. Each bar is a little different and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
enur1979
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Stavanger, Norway
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Great place in Stavanger

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

Reviewed November 23, 2018
SaqibButt
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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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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 days ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank enur1979
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
Thank SaqibButt
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
Thank sirenmeling
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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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Must be great when it gets lively in the evening. It was early morning when I went there and the street was totally empty. So different from the other side of the harbour. The only word that comes to mind to describe it is peculiar,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

From a boring place it is turning into a picturesque neighborhood. Colorful buildings and coffee shops and trendy restaurants. While walking around it’s nice to visit this small neighborhood especially on such a sunny day like today

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 11KarenS
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Ovre Holmegate has within some few years changed from being a boring street with some shops, up to a very popular street with lotsa pubs. A lot of different colours on the buildings, has changed the name to "the colour street", though the official adress...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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lacovi3
March 28, 2017|
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Response from thz17 |
Around 10 minutes by feet - just back . Greetings from Stavanger 👍
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lacovi3
March 27, 2017|
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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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