Stave Churches

Stave Churches

visiting some of the oldest and best preserved Stave Churches in Norway

Location: 

Borgund, Norway

Duration: 

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Journey: 

Personal highlights

  1. Stave Church: unique medieval wooden Christian churches in Europe
  2. History: built only in medieval northwestern Europe until the year 1500
  3. Remains: with nearly 2,000 Churches, Norway had the most - only 28 survived
  4. Borgund Stave Church: the best preserved and restored Stave Church in Norway
  5. Gol Stave Church: beautiful replica of an old Stave Church in an open-air museum

Image sources

  1. Gol Stave Church
  2. Drawing of a Stave Church
  3. Original Wooden Decoration
  4. Jesus painting in a Stave Church
  5. Graveyard next to a Stave Church

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