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A vendor oriented square

Some of the local goods are somewhat interesting but nothing that great. The square is small; the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
Just pass by but not worth a special visit

Some of the goods are handmade and special and specific to Norway however the majority is cheap... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
RatingDuo
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Brussels, Belgium
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Torget, Stavanger 4006, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the local goods are somewhat interesting but nothing that great. The square is small; the farmer's market part had some nice looking veggies and fruit. This was, for us, just a wallk-through on our way back to our cruise ship.

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Some of the goods are handmade and special and specific to Norway however the majority is cheap goods from China with high profit margin. Typical tourist trap which every town needs and rightly so has...

Thank RatingDuo
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The plaza is right between the Cathedral and the harbor in Stavanger, you won't miss it especially is you arrive on a cruise ship. Not too many vendors and the merchandise were quite expensive. The beautiful view of the harbor can be seen here.

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed June 28, 2017

It used to be a market square, now it is notting. It is cold and windy (wind from north) and usually empty. In peak season you can experience awful white tents, offering "china" souvenirs you really don't wan't to buy.

Thank Jarle T
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Having seen this town square change over time, it has reached a stage that is sad to observe at the moment. It used to be a lively marketplace where local farmers came to sell their produce, but these days are gone, and probably the farmers...More

Thank Torger B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

When walking around Stavanger you will most likely come across this lovely harbour spot. Great views across the water and the ships are tied up closely, great coastal atmosphere. Great photo ops as well.

Thank Nikolina M
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Really nice area, with great views. I had a week working in Stavanger and every night would wander down here to grab a bite to eat and enjoy the views. Really impressive, great for a chill and relax.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is a nice area right by the harbour, only a couple of minutes walk from where the cruise ships tie up . Quite busy when we were there, there were plenty of little stalls set up selling all sorts of goods. We had fun...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Arguably our favorite place in the city, Torget is located by the Stavanger harbor; walking alongside the ocean you will find restaurants, bars and nightclubs, tourist-friendly shops and a remarkable view.

Thank Vegar B
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Yes we were one of those tourists on a cruise ship, but guess what we like to buy nice presents for people back home ,wherever that is .there was very little in this area most of it was made in China, I saw only one...More

Thank AnnandBob99
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