Ovre Holmegate

Ovre Holmegate, Stavanger: Address, Ovre Holmegate Reviews: 4.5/5

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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Elizabeth C
Shrewsbury, UK2,153 contributions
Couples
We spent a long time in this street looking at the beautifully painted colourful buildings. It’s so picturesque. There are some unique cafes and shops here too. One of the nicest parts of the old town and so lovely to stumble upon.
Written May 28, 2022
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Juliana
Western Norway, Norway6 contributions
It's actually a short street. All the buildings have multiple colors, many cafes, restaurant, a hair dressers, a souvenir shop. I've been to all the cafes there. It's great to sit outside and watch people pass by, have a good time with friends, enjoy a delicious cup of coffee. The atmosphere is inclusive, everybody is welcome. That's my impression.
Written July 29, 2020
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simply-peregrinating
Waddington, UK2,756 contributions
We walked here specifically to see this colourful street and we weren't disappointed. It is worth seeing. Lots of different colours, artwork, poetry and tiny details to see. There are cafes, bars and shops there and some of the streets close by are interesting to see as well. It is only a short downhill walk from the Valbergtårnet, both can be visited at the same time.
Written April 6, 2020
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luke greenwood
Huddersfield, UK139 contributions
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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Dickd1946
Charleston, SC1,231 contributions
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, Norway26 contributions
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, UK12,362 contributions
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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John C
Jorpeland, Norway140 contributions
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, Norway130 contributions
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, Belgium42 contributions
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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