VIDEO – Norway – Urnes stavkirke (stave church)

Last updated Nov 15, 2019 | Published on Aug 10, 2012Norway, Norway Videos, Videos

“Urnes Stave Church” is no. 58 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

This stave church in Sogn og Fjordane dates back to the first half of the 12th century. It is generally regarded as the oldest of the 28 remaining stave churches and recognized for its very fine woodwork. The carvings are amazing.

This video is part of a series about stave churches in Norway. Audio: Medieval church music.

Read about the visit and the WHC Site.


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