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Old Stavanger, Stavanger
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Get a taste of Norway's past at Old Stavanger, the city's historical district and home to one of the largest collections of preserved wooden homes in the region. Dating mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries, these Stavanger homes characterize the architectural style that once existed nationwide. The cobbled streets wind between whitewashed historical homes, numbering 173 in all. Discover the multitude of craft stores and shops that now give life to the area. Be sure to stop by the local canning museum, which demonstrates the inner workings of a typical factory in the neighborhood at the dawn of the 20th century. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Old Stavanger and many more Stavanger attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Stavanger vacation planner.
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  • It is an experience to walk through the old town, see the old houses and Cobbles. The galleries were closed but the gml factory was visited.
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  • If you’re in Stavanger as a tourist, you really want to take the little walk a few minutes outside the town centre and look around old Stavanger. Lots of small white wooden houses with tiny gardens ar...  more »
  • The old part of Stavanger is tiny and runs at a time. It is very well maintained and flowers and planters decorating the houses makes it charming.
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