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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 beautiful to see but there is not much to do. The cottages look beautiful. But you've already seen quickly.
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  • Old Stavanger is just amazing, just have to be experienced. It is just wonderful to walk in the narrow streets, this applies all year round.
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  • Drop by here for a short walk even if you do not have the time. It will not take you long and it is a lovely experience.