VIDEO – Norway – Stavanger’s Old Town

Last updated Nov 15, 2019 | Published on Aug 18, 2011Norway, Norway Videos, Videos

Stavanger, the southwestern gateway to the Norwegian fjords, boasts a very picturesque Old Town.

The small wooden houses along narrow streets right by the inner port area were in the 1950’s threatened by urban renewal. That process was stopped and we can now fully appreciate that effort. “Gamle Stavanger” now has the largest surviving wooden house settlement in northern Europe.

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