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Haraldshaugen - Norway's National Monument

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Nice aeria.

Haraldhaugen is the monument there is visit of people from the hole world. Around the big monument... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2017
Excellent place to visit

I went here one evening whilst away on business. Although I was relatively dark, the monument had... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
Jamie L
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre had been located. This is where the national monument of the unification of Norway was erected in...more
Haraldshaugen, Haugesund 5515, Norway
+47 52 01 08 30
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Just have to visit this! It is an historic monument. You can also og for a walk on kyststien, to The lighthouse. Visit on a windy day!

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Haraldhaugen is the monument there is visit of people from the hole world. Around the big monument there are many smaller monuments, and the stone they are made of are from al the diferent parts of Norway. Thats the reson they are different in colors,...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I went here one evening whilst away on business. Although I was relatively dark, the monument had lighting giving it a unique view. The area seemed peaceful and an excellent place for a good old strole. Wish I could have visited in the daytime to...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Must do if you are in the area of Haugesund. Great Place. Historical. The view are also very Nice. I recommand to visit this monument

Thank Mona S
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Nice monument beautifully maintained the surrounding area is fantastic if you like walking with coastal foot paths where you can walk for miles. Adjacent to the monument is a camping place for mobile motor homes.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

While there is nothing in terms of activities and such here at Haraldshaugen, then it is a place with some historic significance. And it is also a place that is located fairly centrally and within a short distance of downtown Haugesund. The view from Haraldshaugen...More

Thank Haakonsen75
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Haraldshaugen, the national monument remembering Harald Hårfagre, the først king of Norway, is a nice place to relax, go for a walk or just sit and look at the sea. The monument is nice, but the view is fantastic. Only a few meters away, there...More

Thank LeDj69
Reviewed July 11, 2016

The Monument to Haraldshaugen ( Harald fair hair) is well worth a visit even though it is some way out of the town. It is a Monument to the King of Norway who united all the individual kingdoms into one. There are round the Monument...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Summertime I like to go for a walk in that area, but it is a beautiful view on a cold winterday as well. Visiting Haugesund you should see the monument and take a walk along the coast.

Thank hassi70
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Pick up a leaflet from tourist office and follow the Heritage trail - about a 30 minute, easy walk from town centre. On a fine day there are good views along the coast. Interesting to see the monument erected to celebrate the millennium of Norway...More

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