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Ringebu Stave Church

Ringebu Centre, 2630, Norway
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Beautiful church with friendly people

We were in Ringebu on a rainy day, so visiting the Stave Church was an excellent activity. After... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Lester P
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Houston, Texas
Wonderful

This is a great example of a stave church - one of the largest left in Norway. Admission (at 60... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
PamHJ
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Brussels, Wisconsin, United States
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Ringebu Centre, 2630, Norway
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We were in Ringebu on a rainy day, so visiting the Stave Church was an excellent activity. After walking around inside the church and not seeing a couple of things that were in the brochure we'd been handed, the ticket seller was very happy to...More

Thank Lester P
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a great example of a stave church - one of the largest left in Norway. Admission (at 60 NOK, a bargain) comes with a short explanatory brochure which really helped us to appreciate the church and its history. Parts date to the 1200's....More

Thank PamHJ
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is one of the last medieval church named "starve church". The church, with the cemetery around, lies in a beautiful landscape and is a real wonder. The entry of the church is not free but you can admire the church and wandering around freely

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This stave church gives you insight into history and local "heroes". Worth entering and to see the church in sunlight with blue skies is a pretty sight. Nice written guide give you freedom to read and understand on your own. Recommendable for a quiet calm...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

one of lot wooden churches in Norway, nice place to visit also because surrounding nature, pitty that I have seen it just from outside, because during my cyclo-visit it was closed and it was not possible to go in :/

Thank Juraj K
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Called here and so glad we did. The place is beautiful! An original building with a rich history. Make sure to look out for the carvings of runes and animals.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Ode to the woodwork of early scandinavians. Very impressive construction and lovely surrounding area. Great walk from town.

Thank Luísa B
Reviewed 7 January 2016

this is a cute little church. Definitely visit if in this area. The inside is not available in the winter season, only in summer

Thank laurabjork
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I lived in Kvitfjell for some months and i had the opportunity to visit this church one day. It's a must go if you visit this area, a church from the 13th century that has been well conserved in norwegian hands !

1  Thank MargaridaDias
Reviewed 9 February 2015

If you walk from Ringebu night or daytime you will walk along the river approximate 400 meters above and view the valley as well as the mountains on the other side - you can see Kvitfjell as well.

Thank Helene V
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