Trip Planner: Europe / Norway / Western Norway / Sogn og Fjordane / Laerdal Municipality / Borgund Stave Church
Built around 1180, Borgund Stave Church serves as Norway's best-preserved example of a medieval stave church. The name of this type of church originates from the its distinct architecture made up of vertical wooden boards, called staves. Notice the mix between Viking influence and early Christian symbolism, like the dragon carvings on the roof and the cross above the entrance. Keep an eye out for ancient runes written along the walls. Enter the church to view the ornate wooden carvings within, and then head to the visitor center to see exhibits related to the history of stave churches in Norway. You'll pay a small fee to see outside exhibits. Put Borgund Stave Church into our Laerdal Municipality trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Borgund Stave Church Reviews
lineatreAugust 17, 2017
ノルウェーのスターヴチャーチの中でも全体のバランスが良くて、屋根からにょきっと生えるドラゴンの装飾も、オスロの野外博物館にあるゴルスターヴチャーチのものよりも作り込まれており、外見的な面白さをかなり堪能できました。日本語パンフレットに細かい解説があり面白かったです。一方内部装飾は祭壇画くらいしかないです。内部装飾の素晴らしいものは他のスターヴチャーチにあるようなので、こちらはヴァイキングらしい外見... more »Good overall balance in Norway starvechurch, from the roof to the HEA of golstvechurch surely growing Dragon decorations can be open-air museum in Oslo and built than the apparent interest pretty staff. Japan-language brochure provides a detailed commentary is interesting. On the other hand only altar paintings about interior decorating. I think, here should come in the the purpose seems to be the Vikings look to enjoy the amazing decorations inside what is starvechurch other.
Yass19921August 17, 2017
Helt fantastisk på alle mulige måter. Jeg er en historiker og stavkirker er min favoritt ting. Middel alder i seg selv er av stor interesse for meg. Borgund er kjempe stor og fantastisk å se og opplev... more »Totally awesome in every way possible. I am a historian and stave churches are my favorite things. Middle age in itself is of great interest to me. Borgund is a huge and wonderful to see and experience. Creeds to fortidsminneforeningen ❤ ️
りょさんAugust 15, 2017
大自然の中にひっそりと佇む存在感のある教会。だったんだろうなという感じ。実際はビジターセンターがあり、駐車場に多くの車、そして観光客がひしめく。木造教会は外から見応えがあるので、個人的には中に入らなくても良いかなという感じ。 more »Quietly nestled in the wilderness of presence of a church. Was I would be feeling. Visitor Center in fact, abounds in many vehicles, and tourists in the parking lot. I feel that wooden church is impressive from the outside, so personally while away too good?.
Christina ZizzoMay 28, 2017
A must stop if you are in the area! Not worth paying to go inside though, but make sure to walk through the museum in the reception center. Also a great cafe there that's perfect for a quick stop. Clean restrooms and small gift shop.
Elina TilakaMay 30, 2017
From outside very beautiful and unique! To go inside you have to pay.
Arnau Pons DomenechApril 16, 2017
Beautiful northern church with a couple of nice walking routes surrounding it. Hard to reach if not using a car.
Lasse ØstervoldMay 26, 2017
Tarun GoelApril 21, 2017
Beautiful church.. Amazing experience
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