Believed to be the oldest Norwegian stave church still standing, the Norse-inspired Urnes Stave Church deep in Norway’s fjord country is a highlight of any Scandinavian road trip.
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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.
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.
Stave churches in Norway older than previously believed; Nina Tveter & Kjersti Lunden Nilsen; Phys.org
What’s the real age of Norwegian stave churches?
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.
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.