Category Archives: Norway

Norwegian wood; Professional Security Magazine

Norwegian wood wireless fire security system fitted to protect wooden centre city Bergen UNESCO World Heritage site in Norway.

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Explore beguiling Bergen on this virtual tour; Lydia Schrandt; USA Today

This former capital of Norway is big on natural beauty and rich in culture. Take this virtual tour to learn more about this enchanting seaport.

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Stave Churches: Norway’s National Treasures; Wanda Marcussen; Ancient History

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The Best World Heritage Sites In Scandinavia; David Nikel; Forbes

UNESCO selects places of “outstanding universal value to humanity” in order to protect them for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. Here are the best of Scandinavia’s World Heritage sites.

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Nærøyfjord: A Dramatic Fjord in Western Norway; David Nikel; Life In Norway

Archetypal steep sides, slender waterfalls, picture-postcard villages and a popular tourist ferry mean the Nærøyfjord is one of Norway’s most visited fjords. Not only is the Nærøyfjord one of Norway’s most visually stunning fjords, it’s also one of the most visited.

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15 Unbelievable Natural Wonders in Norway; Vanessa Brune; Fodor’s Travel

When it comes to stunning natural wonders, Norway’s mountains and fjords just scratch the surface.

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Viking Settlements in Scandinavia and Beyond; David Nikel; Life In Norway

The Norsemen made their mark in northern Europe and beyond. Come with us on a tour of the best-known Viking settlements. Thanks in part to a slew of TV shows, Viking culture has never been more popular.

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The stave churches of Norway are the most fascinating medieval churches in Europe; Jacqueline Kehoe; Matador Network

Forget what you thought you knew about Scandinavian design.

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A Cruiser’s Guide to Bergen, Norway; Porthole Cruise

Bergen, Norway offers attractions both ancient and modern. Here’s a guide for what to see and do for those cruising to Bergen.

Source: A Cruiser’s Guide to Bergen, Norway | Porthole Cruise Magazine

Ultimate Norway: The 25 Things You Have to Do Before You Die; Vanessa Brune; Fodor’s

Summer fjord visits and winter northern lights excursions are musts, but Norway has other equally fantastic sights and experiences—in town and country and throughout the year.

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Bryggen: The Fascinating Story Of Bergen’s Hanseatic Trading District; David Nikel; Forbes

While Bryggen is linked with the German traders, Bergen’s status as an important port was in place for at least 150 years prior to their arrival.

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Things To Do In Bergen When It Rains; David Nikel; Life In Norway

Don’t let rainfall ruin your Norwegian adventure. Here are some ideas for what to do in Norway’s second city when the sky darkens and the rain falls. Take a close look at the photos of…

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Stave churches in Norway older than previously believed; Nina Tveter & Kjersti Lunden Nilsen; Phys.org

What’s the real age of Norwegian stave churches?

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Norway’s Historic Stave Churches Are Even Older Than Previously Thought; David Nikel; Forbes

Urnes Stave Church is one of Norway’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Researchers now believe it is around 60 years older than first thought.

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Bergen: How To Enjoy Norway’s Wettest City When It Rains; David Nikel; Forbes

From museums to an aquarium, here are the best things to do in Bergen, one of the rainiest cities in Europe, when it rains.

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Viking Monuments To Mining Towns: Scandinavia’s Top World Heritage Sites; David Nikel; Forbes

Scandinavia’s 32 UNESCO World Heritage sites include Viking era monuments, copper mining towns and World War II historical sites.

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Why are dragons and monsters carved into Norway’s stave churches?; Idun Haugan; Medievalists

The richly decorated portal at Urnes stave church in Norway has often been interpreted in light of paganism. That’s wrong, according to a new stave church study.

Source: Why are dragons and monsters carved into Norway’s stave churches? – Medievalists.net

How Giant Mirrors Bring Winter Sunlight To This Remote Town In Norway; David Nikel; Forbes

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Local residents of Rjukan, Norway, now enjoy an approximately 6,500 square foot ellipse-shaped beam of sunlight into the town square thanks to a system of motorised mirrors on the mountainside.

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This Is the Most Magical Place to Experience Norway’s Northern Lights; Culture Trip

Discover Alta – one of the most beautiful places in the world to see the Northern Lights.

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Ten reasons to visit the Norwegian fjords; Jackie Holland; Telegraph

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