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Borgund Stave Church

Highway E16 | Lærdal, 6886, Norway
+47 57 67 88 40
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Brilliant history!

This wonderful church is a must see. It is difficult to comprehend how this structure has been... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tamworth, Australia
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Worth a visit, a spectacular stave church, not too far from the main road. Parking just across the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“stave church” (42 reviews)
“small museum” (6 reviews)
“the main road” (5 reviews)
Highway E16 | Lærdal, 6886, Norway
+47 57 67 88 40
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This wonderful church is a must see. It is difficult to comprehend how this structure has been around since the 12th century. While there have been alterations to the building over the years, it still feels like a church inside. It is small but easily...More

Thank Calala7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth a visit, a spectacular stave church, not too far from the main road. Parking just across the road.

Thank Lilli E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Norway every year in October, so many of the historical places are closed for the season. Even tho we couldn't go inside it was worth the trip. The building is magnificent and, especially in the fall, it is in a beautiful area....More

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Thank Suzy_Wasden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’d seen photos of this church when we were first booking our trip to Norway and I knew I just had to see it in person, so made sure that as we were leaving Flam and heading to Oslo, we detoured to see it. The...More

Thank Angela837
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Norway's best preserved Stave church, constructed 1180 AD. Also one of the only bell towers left. You park at Visitir's centre, pay admission and walk to the church. I would recommend going through the displays at the Visitors centre first as you can learn a...More

1  Thank Jzjsolo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this church is so cool to see. I drove several hours to go see this place. It is totally amazing how such a old church is still being restored

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Less than 30 stave churches remain in Norway, and most of those are generally closed to visitors. Borgund is one of those which is open, and has a pleasant visitor centre, cafe and museum to add to the experience. You have to pay to go...More

Thank keithmalin
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Norway. The breathtaking scenery alone was worth it, and the church itself is like something out of a fairytale. It was smaller than I was expecting, but beautifully preserved and unlike anything I've ever seen...More

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The church is Norway's best preserved stave church. It's not a big one, but rich in history; one of the 28 left in the country. We are locals who don't necessarily need a guide, but we came across an English group with one. The guide...More

Thank Huringen
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Looking like a dark witch squatting in the valley the Borgund Stave Church is remarkable and should be visited. The architecture and history is fabulous, I understand this is probably the best preserved of all the stave churches in Norway, and of particular interest is...More

Thank Ruth N
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24 March 2016|
Response from Engang | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the manager at borgund@fortidsminneforeningen.no and ask if possible.
Cisca S
16 September 2015|
Response from Julio J |
we are open from 1may-10june from 10-17h 11june-20august 8-20h 21august-30september 10-17h
15 July 2015|
Response from 164Tanna | Property representative |
Dear sir, sorry for the late reply. Carrental at Flåm is Flåm bilutleige. mail; post@flambilutleie.no. Welcome to Borgund