Watch a video from Borgund stave church. Borgund dates back to the end of the 12th century. It had a strategic location in Sogn og Fjordane by the old road that connected east and west Norway.
This is an absolutely stunningly beautiful church. It is the best preserved of all stave churches and it looks like a stave church should look. The video also takes you into it. It is also fascinating to read the comments to this video on YouTube. It is clear that the dark mysticism of the Middle Ages attracts heavily a number of people even in our time.
This video from Borgund stave church is part of a series from Norwegian stave churches. See the playlist on YouTube. Also read the article that provides the framework for our visit. Read about stave churches as a phenomenon in a special article.
Audio: Medieval music
You will find a number of videos from Norway and other countries on Sandalsand’s YouTube channel. As you can see from the link above, that’s where the original videos are. In addition they all appear in separate articles on this website.